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Solar Power Set To Dominate By 2050: Study

By Outlook Planet Desk March 04, 2024

According to a recent landmark study, solar energy is poised to outshine all other renewables as the planet transitions to a net-zero emission future

Solar Power Set To Dominate By 2050: Study
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A new study by researchers at the University of Exeter and University College London paints a bright future for solar energy, declaring it has reached an "irreversible tipping point" and predicting its rise to the world's leading energy source by 2050.

Their analysis, based on recent technological and economic advancements, suggests the transition to clean energy is not just possible but inevitable. The study's authors cite "positive feedback," meaning factors that accelerate solar's growth, such as increased investment leading to further cost reduction and broader adoption.

However, the researchers acknowledge potential roadblocks, including political opposition and limited access to funding in developing nations.

Despite these challenges, their findings highlight the growing economic competitiveness and widespread availability of solar energy, positioning it as a dominant force in the global energy landscape by mid-century.

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