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Renewables share in APAC’s electricity generation reaches 11%: report

This is behind the global figure of 12%.

Renewable energy accounted for 11% of the electricity generation in Asia Pacific, S&P Global Commodity Insights reported. 

Dan Klein, head of Future Energy Pathways, at S&P Global Commodity Insights, said this is “slightly” behind the global figure of 12%. 

“Overall, renewables account for 7% of primary energy supply globally, but that rises to 14% with hydro generation,” the report read. 

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In particular, renewables contribute 7% of primary energy supply in China, 11% in South Asia, and 5% in Southeast Asia. 

“Total energy demand continues to grow faster than clean energy supply, and that includes

nuclear, hydro and other non-emitting resources. Emissions continue to increase each year,” the report also read. 

“A young coal fleet—except in Australia--will delay incentives to retire coal plants early in Asia-Pacific.”

 

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