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Learn about renewable energy

Learn about the opportunities of renewable energy, how electricity systems work, and the benefits renewable energy is bringing to our homes, communities and nations.

 

What is renewable energy?

Renewable energy is energy produced from sources like the sun and wind that are naturally replenished and do not run out. 

Non-renewable energy comes from finite sources that could get used up, such as fossil fuels like coal, gas and oil.

Clean energy includes all zero-carbon energy sources, including 100% renewables, but also includes nuclear energy and technologies to reduce carbon. 

Hydrogen can be renewable if it is produced through electrolysis using renewables and water. This is called green hydrogen.

What is renewable energy?

 

 


Electricity explained

Renewable energy is energy produced from sources like the sun and wind that are naturally replenished and do not run out. 

 

 


Why is the world focussed on decarbonising?

Decarbonization: The long view, trends and transience, net zero

Nat Bullard's annual effort to capture the state of climate and decarbonization: how we got to now, where we are going, what's new, and how to think about what's next