Green Dream Hits a Snag – IOTW Report

Green Dream Hits a Snag

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new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) concludes that the size of the global electricity grid will need to double by 2040, in order to reach global emission reductions targets in line with the Paris Agreement.

That means, the IEA says, the world will need to refurbish or add 50 million miles of new transmission lines within 17 years — the equivalent of circling the equator more than 2,000 times.

The IEA estimates that global investments in transmission capacity will need to double to $600 billion per year by 2030 in order to reach that goal. More

9 Comments on Green Dream Hits a Snag

  1. They also have no idea on how to recycle millions of EV batteries either. “Oh, we’ll worry about that when we get there.” I get the feeling that those millions of EVs will never be made and the grid will never be upgraded.

  2. Attaining Paris Agreement levels will ALWAYS be out of reach, but our would-be masters will ALWAYS keep telling us we must succeed, and they will ALWAYS rob us of more of our wealth and freedom.


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