Renewables deliver 20% of global electricity

To the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century and their latest Global Status Report : ” In 2010, renewable energy supplied an estimated 16% of global final energy consumption and delivered close to 20% of global electricity.”

” Renewable capacity now comprises about a quarter of total global power-generating capacity. (…) Global solar PV production and markets more than doubled in comparison with 2009. Germany installed more PV in 2010 than the entire world”

To learn out more about these interesting findings, please check out the full report here (PDF) and their Renewables Interactive Map. You may as well as read EcoGeek and Sustainable Business.

By Edouard

Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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