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Renewables now make up a third of all power capacity worldwide

Renewable energy sources now make up about a third of all power capacity worldwide, according to new figures published by the International Renewable Energy Agency.

The IREA stated that 171 gigawatts of new renewable capacity was installed in 2018. This brought total renewable energy generation capacity to 2,351 GW by the end of 2018.

Hydropower remains the biggest renewable energy source based on installed capacity, with 1,172 GW, followed by wind with 564 GW and solar with 480 GW.

More: Cleantechnica

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