12 Jun '12, 4pm

Energy News: Germany's Solar Power is 10% of Demand; Michigan Oil Spill Larger Than Thought

Solar Power Provided 10% of Germany's Electricity Last Month Further evidence of the effects of Germany's strong and consistent policy support for solar power, from ClimateProgress : According to figures released by a German water and energy trade association, distributed solar photovoltaic systems produced 10 percent of Germany's total electricity consumption for the month of May. That's a 40 percent increase over May 2011. On the 25th and 26th of May, Germany was able to meet one third of its peak demand by solar alone. US Lags Behind Europe, Indonesia in Renewable Energy Production NRDC has just released a ranking of the world's largest nations' production of renewable energy (absent hydropower), showing mostly how much more has to be done. The report finds that the US produces about 2.7% of its electricity from wind, solar, geothermal, tidal and wave power, putting it ...

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