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RECAI 55: Renewable energy is set to play a central role in the post COVID-19 economic recovery, but the global picture is mixed

The response to COVID-19 has brought much of the global economy to a halt, with consequent shocks to energy demand, global supply chains and capital markets. While the contours of a post-pandemic economy are not yet clear, there is reason to believe the renewable energy sector will prove resilient. Certainly, renewable energy is not immune […]

Estimating Power Plant Generation in the Global Power Plant Database

  The benefits and costs of power plants, including their environmental impacts, depend on their technology and on how much electricity each plant actually generates. However, plant-level generation data are not reported in most countries. This technical note documents methods to estimate the annual electricity generation of power plants for the Global Power Plant Database. […]
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