Global recession would slow down the roll-out of renewables: Poll

23 April 2020 (Last Updated April 23rd, 2020 16:43)

A poll of Power Technology readers has found that 54.1% of respondents think that a global energy recession set off by the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic could hurt the development of renewable energy.

Our poll asked ‘Would a global recession slow down or speed up the roll-out of renewables?’ 54.1% of respondents said that a recession would slow it down, whereas 33.7% said it would speed it up. A further 12.2% think that there would not be any significant change in the growth of renewables.

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