Friday, 28 June 2013

Renewable Energy Sources by the Numbers

About 17% of our worldwide energy consumption comes from renewables. And that share has not increased in recent years.

However, in coming years, wind energy and solar energy will probably bring that share of renewables up. Though the possibilities vary a lot by country. For instance, Iceland is making use of its great geothermal potential while Norway is relying a lot on hydropower.

The following infographic looks at our portfolio of renewables and offers an overview of the share of renewables in the energy supply, country by country.

This is part 2 of a 2-part series. Have a look at part 1 for an overview of our total worldwide energy consumption in numbers, including fossil fuels.

via Renewable Energy Sources by the Numbers | The Energy Collective.

Renewable Energy Sources by the Numbers

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