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A 100% renewable grid isn’t just feasible, it’s in the works in Europe

A 100% renewable grid isn’t just feasible, it’s in the works in Europe

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“By 2040, renewables make up 90% of the electricity mix in Europe, with wind and solar accounting for 80%,” predict the experts at Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) in their annual energy outlook released last week.

In fact, many countries are already at very high levels of renewable power: Iceland (100%), Paraguay (100%), Costa Rica (98%), Norway (97%), Uruguay (96.5%), Kenya (91%), New Zealand (84%), Austria (80%), Brazil (80%), Austria (74%), Canada (65%) and Denmark (61%).

Read Joe Romm’s full post at ThinkProgress.

— JR

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