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The world will get half its power from wind, solar by 2050

Nearly half the world’' electricity will come from renewable energy by 2050 as costs of wind, solar and battery storage continue to plummet.

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Nearly half the world's electricity will come from renewable energy by 2050 as costs of wind, solar and battery storage continue to plummet.

That titanic shift over the next three decades will come as electricity demand increases 62 percent and investors pump USD 13.3 trillion into new projects, according to a report released Tuesday by BloombergNEF.

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