OPENING: How to transition away from fossil fuels ?
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the path to net-zero emissions is narrow. To achieve this, we need to reduce the use of coal, oil and gas, while deploying all available clean-energy technologies – such as renewables, EVs and energy-efficient buildings – all by 2030. For solar power only, it means installing the world’s largest solar park nearly every day! But can we make sure that only the most effective projects are deployed? What is the role of public authorities and finance providers to ensure the most beneficial roll-out of projects from the economic and environmental perspective?