Energy Management

Green energy is possible by 2050

New research proves that a country can create a renewable energy system.

By Seán Ottewell, Chemical Processing

Research at the Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Lappeenranta, Finland, has found that a fully renewable energy system is not only possible for the country, but also represents a cost-competitive solution that could be achieved by 2050 — with careful planning.

LUT researcher Michael Child and professor for solar economy Christian Breyer carried out the research, vision and initial feasibility analysis of a renewable Finnish energy system.

The researchers had five primary aims.

To learn more about renewable energy, read “Finland Mulls 100% Renewable Energy” from Chemical Processing.

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