A global analysis of the progress and failure of electric utilities to adapt their portfolios of power-generation assets to the energy transition

  title={A global analysis of the progress and failure of electric utilities to adapt their portfolios of power-generation assets to the energy transition},
  author={Galina Alova},
  journal={Nature Energy},
  • G. Alova
  • Published 31 August 2020
  • Environmental Science
  • Nature Energy
The penetration of low-carbon technologies in power generation has challenged fossil-fuel-focused electric utilities. While the extant, predominantly qualitative, literature highlights diversification into renewables among possible adaptation strategies, comprehensive quantitative understanding of utilities’ portfolio decarbonization has been missing. This study bridges this gap, systematically quantifying the transitions of over 3,000 utilities worldwide from fossil-fuelled capacity to… 
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