Majority of wind and solar power installed in 2020 cheaper than new coal-fired production: Irena

Price of new renewable energy is now lower than the running costs of 810GW of existing coal plants, the agency explains in its annual cost report

The Pine Tree wind and solar farm in the Tehachapi Mountains of California.
The Pine Tree wind and solar farm in the Tehachapi Mountains of California.Los Angeles Times/Getty
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Published 22 June 2021, 14:15Updated 22 June 2021, 14:23