What does 100% renewable grid look like?
by Giles Parkinson
The world has only a few examples of what a 100 per cent renewable energy electricity grid looks like. In Norway, it was based entirely on hydro, until it recently added some wind power. In Iceland, it’s been a mixture of hydro and a growing contribution from geothermal. In smaller economies, like the Pacific island of Tokelau, 100 per cent renewables has meant a combination of solar PV and battery storage. How that looks elsewhere, and in major economies if they get that far, will depend largely on their natural resources.Read the Eco-Story