Battle of the grids

Publication - 18 January, 2011
Europe’s electricity grid is characterised by big, polluting power stations pumping out constant energy, regardless of consumer need. Climate policy and consumer demand are hurtling us towards a smarter, more efficient Europe-wide grid opening up vast new technological, business and consumer opportunities.

wind turbine and pile of coalTaken with Greenpeace's 2010 Energy [R]evolution report, Battle of the Grids builds on Greenpeace's earlier Renewables 24/7 study. It is a how to manual for the kind of system we need to deliver 68 percent renewable energy by 2030 and nearly 100 percent by 2050.

Download the report: Battle of the grids.