Chart of the Day: Renewable Energy

From The Economist:

EFFORTS to tackle climate change include heavy investment in renewable sources of electricity around the world.

Solar power saw the biggest leap in 2010, with the installed base jumping 70% compared with 2009 to 40 gigawatts. Wind power also grew strongly, adding 24% of generating capacity. Yet the biggest source of renewable electricity, hydropower, and the smallest, geothermal, both only added 3% to capacity…

In the meantime, while we try to figure out the renewable roadmap…

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