Solar power is set to become the main engine of the transition toward a low-carbon global energy system but will need to be backed by a panoply of technologies including, wind, hydrogen, carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) and next-generation nuclear – as well as a “large shift” in government policies – if net-zero emissions are to be reached by 2050, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Green is the new black.