Renewable Energy systems are rapidly replacing centralized generation and distribution. In 2017 sun and wind produced just 6 percent of the world’s electric supply, but they made up 45 percent of the growth in supply, and the cost of sun and wind power continues to fall by about 20 percent with each doubling of capacity. (Source: A Future Without Fossil Fuels? Bill McKibben )
Typical of Creative Disruption the renewable energy transition is fraught with mistrust and mis-information. Early adopters push for change while local authorities look at how to respond to keep the wheels of commerce and industry rolling while ensuring access to affordable electricity for all.