Power workers inspect photovoltaic power generation facilities at a 35-MEGAwatt “fish-light complementary” photovoltaic power station in Binhai New Area, Haian City, East China’s Jiangsu Province, on March 15, 2022.
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Record-high coal and gas prices have been pushing prices higher for consumers and businesses alike, but there could be a silver lining.
According to the findings of climate analytics firm TransitionZero, it is now cheaper to switch from coal to clean energy, compared to switching from coal to gas — thanks to the falling cost of renewables and battery storage, coupled with the rising volatility of gas prices.
“The carbon price needed…