Solar and wind are becoming the top sources for energy, very quickly, and experts from IEA predict that these sources will power one-fourth of the planet’s energy by 2050, as they also become more affordable than fossil fuel plants in the next two decades. National Geographic shares statistics on use of renewable energy around the world.
Check out the ranks for top solar and wind powered countries.
Top 5 in net electricity generation from solar and wind power:
Top 5 in percentage of electricity generation from solar and wind power:
Top producing power from wind:
Top in using solar panels:
Other superlatives in renewable energy..
Highest share of electricity from solar power: Italy
Highest share of electricity from concentrated solar power (using reflectors): Spain
Highest share of electricity from wind: Denmark
Fifth largest wind capacity by the end of 2015: India
Second largest amount of solar capacity in 2015: Japan
Read full story at: NatGeo