CleanTechnica Reports

Italian Solar Provides 5.6% Of Demand In 2012

According to provisional data released by the Italian transmission grid operator TERNA, solar energy provided 5.6% of Italy’s electricity demand in 2012. In relative terms, this makes Italy the most solar-powered industrialized nation of the world, even surpassing Germanys 4.8% share of solar in the electricity supply. In absolute terms, Italian … [continued]

Infographic — A Summer Day in Germany

This week, Germany got wonderful sunny weather all over the place, which made me hopeful that a new solar power record might be around the corner. Unfortunately, this didn’t happen on Monday, but 21.7 GW of peak output and 184 GWh aren’t bad either! That’s Giga with a G, as in … [continued]