People looking to perform an energy comparison to get cheap electricity deals may be interested in the view of one group on the future of power generation.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) stated that due to increasing global demand and the need to slash worldwide carbon emissions, major changes must be made to how nations use fuel.
In its Green Growth Studies: Energy report, compiled in partnership with the International Energy Agency, it warned governments must do more to improve efficiency and upgrade infrastructure to cope with more green sources.
OECD secretary general Angel Gurria said: "The environmental imperative to reduce CO2 emissions coincides with a looming new investment cycle in power generation in most OECD countries."
This presents a "window of opportunity" to secure the long-term sustainability of the sector, he said.
Earlier this week, a report by the European Environment agency stated the use of offshore wind technology is set to increase 17-fold across the continent by 2020.
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