In 2010, Germany generated almost half the world's solar energy


In the early 1990s, Germany had virtually no renewable energy, so I was astonished to learn that in 2010 Germany -- slightly smaller in area than Montana and hardly a Sunbelt -- generated almost half the world's solar energy.

http://www.ren21.net/Portals/97/documents/GSR/REN21_GSR2011.pdf

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