The transition may be faster because we can reimagine and reconfigure the legacy electricity system rather than invent one from scratch.
Humanity has gone through various energy transitions: from wood to coal to oil and gas. This time is different. In Europe, the North Sea will be a source of energy for decades to come despite declining oil and gas production. As the rigs come down, thousands of wind-turbine towers are going up generating pollution-free electricity at an affordable price. And it's not only in Europe ‒ a global energy transition is underway, that has the potential to remake our world for the better. Read the full article here.