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How renewable energy can drive electrification

How renewable energy can drive electrification

Using renewables to electrify our economies and our societies means taking climate action through decarbonization

Published on NOVEMBER 15, 2021

Renewables are the key to clean electrification

Renewable energy resources such as the sun and the wind can drive electrification by replacing fossil fuels on the electric grid. In other words, using renewable energy for electrification means decarbonizing the process of generating power for our industries, cities, and homes. The benefits of using renewable energy in the process of electrification include cutting emissions, reducing global warming and getting rid of pollution, which in turn improves health, the environment, and quality of life for all. 
Electrification: definition and meaning

Electrification: definition and meaning

Electrification is the most efficient way to decarbonize final energy consumption

Electrification and renewable energy: how they can contribute to achieving sustainability goals

Innovation and Sustainability

Innovation and Sustainability

Leading the way to climate-proof technological transformation

Electrification using renewable energy is a way to decarbonize our industrial processes, our transportation systems, and our homes. This in turn helps businesses, cities and people achieve their sustainability goals as we transition towards a net zero economy and society. The frequency and degree of disruption caused by events linked to global warming are all evidence of the need to speed up the transition to a carbon-neutral future. Clean electrification powered by renewables can help us achieve that goal and become sustainable.

Renewable energy: advantages and environmental benefits

Renewable energy from the sun or the wind can reduce the carbon footprint of cities, businesses and households by reducing their dependence on fossil fuels and therefore reducing harmful emissions.
The advantages of using renewable energy include environmental and economic benefits such as generating power that produces no greenhouse gas emissions and reduces some types of air pollution, diversifying the energy supply and reducing dependence on imported fuels, while creating economic development and jobs in the renewable energy sector. The advantages of renewable energy for electrification also include making our power generation, distribution and storage systems more flexible, resilient, efficient, profitable and secure. Electrification using clean energy from renewables means a better chance at a sustainable future.