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A world powered by renewable energies is possible

A new study published in Nature provides evidence that combining solar and wind energy is now sufficient to supply most of the world’s energy needs between 72% and 91% of the time and between 83% and 94% of the time by using up to twelve hours of storage in the form of batteries. And if countries shared the electricity they produced, then renewable energy production technologies are now advanced enough…




On the effects of technology and innovation on people, companies and society (writing in Spanish at enriquedans.com since 2003)

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Enrique Dans

Enrique Dans

Professor of Innovation at IE Business School and blogger at enriquedans.com

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