This report shows that investment in renewables pays off quite quickly due to massive savings in fuel costs. In fact, a ‘business as usual’ mix in the world global power generation sector would result in 10 times higher fuel costs, when compared to the additional investment needed to implement the energy [r]evolution pathway.

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Executive summary: This new report is just the kind of publication that will strike a thoughtful chord with the expert and the novice in the field of renewable energy. I am sure it will spark even greater interest and action towards a more sustainable, climate friendly, energy mix and allow renewables to achieve their full and very exciting potential.

Achim Steiner
United Nations Environment Program