Renewable energy reaches one-third of global power capacity at end-2018 – Balkan Green Energy News

Renewable capacity expansion continues to be driven mostly by new installations of solar and wind energy, which accounted for 84% of all new capacity installed in 2018, finally pushing the overall share of hydro to just under 50%. For the first time total renewable energy generation capacity reached a third of total installed electricity capacity, or 2,351 GW, at the end of last year.