Hydroelectric plant, Peru Creative Commons: 2012 Source: Flickr
Brazil produces virtually all of the world’s sugar-derived ethanol, and has been adding new hydro power, biomass and wind power plants, as well as solar heating systems. Source: REPN
In 2010, renewable energy supplied an estimated16% of global final energy consumption and delivered close to 20% of global electricity production. Renewable capacity now comprises about a quarter of total global power...
Despite global financial challenges, renewable energy capacity grew in 2009—wind by over 30 per cent; hydro power by three per cent; grid-connected photovoltaics by over 50 per cent; geothermal by 4 per cent; solar w...
Renewables now comprise about 1/4 of total global power-generating capacity and supplies close to 20% of global electricity, with most of this provided by hydro-electric power. >> RENP
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