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‘Winning’ the Energy Transition: Looking Beyond Resources

In a blog post for the Italian Institute for International Political Studies, Laima Eicke and Silvia Weko outline what makes countries energy transition ‘winners’.

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The clean energy transition can shift geopolitical power and will be lucrative for leaders, with a $1.2 trillion market for clean energy estimated by the IEA. Policymakers and scholars highlight the importance of physical resources like solar radiation levels and critical materials. However, the authors see investments in renewables, technological development and timing as the most important ‘winning’ characteristics. Read more here.