Humanity has gone through various energy transitions: from wood to coal to oil and gas. This time is different. In Europe, the North Sea will be a source of energy for decades to come despite declining oil and gas production. As the rigs come down, thousands of wind-turbine towers are going up generating pollution-free electricity at an affordable price. And it's not only in Europe ‒ a global energy transition is underway, that has the potential to remake our world for the better. Read the full article here.
The transition may be faster because we can reimagine and reconfigure the legacy electricity system rather than invent one from scratch.