An enormous transition is underway across the electric grid.
Power plants that run on fossil fuels are being replaced by solar panels and wind farms, while more batteries and electric vehicles are plugging in.
Once niche, the clean energy industry is going mainstream. Goldman Sachs says it’s an investment opportunity worth as much as $16 trillion through 2030.
Within the industry, researchers, entrepreneurs, and workers are bringing a wide range of solutions to bear, from batteries that store energy in molten salt to water turbines that are fish-friendly.
Business Insider has identified the 21 emerging leaders in clean energy that we think everyone should know.
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The global energy industry is in the middle of an epic transition, away from fossil fuels and towards clean sources of energy.
This year, for example, the US is set to generate more electricity from renewable sources than from coal for the first time in history. Meanwhile, 2020 is also expected to be a record year for solar power, and energy storage installations including batteries are set to double.
This transition, though …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Tech