30 Dec '11, 7am

German Solar Power Production Surges 60%; Renewables 20% of Total Electricity Supply

German Solar Power Production Surges 60%; Renewables 20% of Total Electricity Supply

Though not known for its sunny climate, solar PV and thermal energy have proved themselves in Germany. Proactive government support has been leveraged by the private sector in forging Germany into a world-leading solar power market and industry. That’s led the sector to become an anchor of employment and economic growth as the country continues to lead the world in transitioning to a clean energy economy.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/12/30/german-solar-power-pr...

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