The concept of solar power has been around for some time, but it’s never been considered a practical means for satisfying the world’s energy needs. ...GERMANY: THE WORLD LEADER IN SOLAR ENERGY
Germany is considered the world leader in solar energy, as the country currently uses vastly more solar power than any other country. In fact, in 2009, Germany installed 3,806 megawatts of solar energy capacity—nearly eight times the amount installed by the U.S. in the same year. In 2010, Germany remained the leader of the pack, installing even more solar energy capacity—17,193 megawatts, or 43 percent of the world’s total installation for the year.Germany maintains a strong commitment to using renewable energy sources. The country has a hefty goal of converting entirely to renewable energy sources by the year 2050.
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