Policy decisions on how electricity bills are constructed have a much clearer impact on consumer costs than the rate at which countries are making the transition to renewables.
Using electric trucks for urban deliveries can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality, but key to keeping costs down is knowing when to charge, says Julia Hildermeier from the Regulatory Assistance Project.
Technology and some visionary thinking can make clean energy affordable for everyone, says Octopus founder Greg Jackson.
Cheap renewable energy and difficulties financing coal are forcing change in South Africa, but there are concerns vested interests could push gas over solar and wind.
If India is serious about renewables, it needs to spend its time and money focusing on building them up and developing the necessary grid infrastructure rather than wasting energy on pushing coal.
The Italian island of Sardinia has strong wind and solar resources, so why is it considering a natural gas transport pipeline?