05 Sep '11, 10pm

Global Renewable Capacity Has Now Exceeded Nuclear

Global Renewable Capacity Has Now Exceeded Nuclear

Nuclear power has traditionally held up about 20-30% of the electricity supplied to the grid, from the days when clean power was almost totally supplied by hydroelectric, geothermal power and nuclear power. But now as more wind, and to a lesser extent, more solar is added to the grid, that is changing. Global investment in (non-nuclear) renewable energy such as wind and solar grew 30% in 2010 and topped $243 billion.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/09/05/global-renewable-capa...

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