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Bioenergy and small hydropower are currently under enormous political pressure and partially even threatened in their existence. Yet they already generate energy amounting up to 51% of Russia’s energy supplies and their potential is far from exhausted.
With summer arriving in the northern hemisphere, it is time for our quarterly update on our recent activities and the most important developments in the energy sector.
In 2006 an EWG study forecasted a decline in uranium mining around 2020. According to the Uranatlas, production has been declining since 2015. It is very likely that nuclear power plants will run out of uranium much sooner than operators suspect.
“What gives me hope these days: Renewable energy is cheaper and easier to get than ever before. Supply chain laws ensure fairer working conditions in global production chains…”
For the first time ever, a party with governmental responsibility decides to aim for 100% renewable energies by 2030.