California got 50 percent of its electricity from solar power one day in March
Original story at TreeHugger• 14 mentions • 2 weeks ago
TreeHugger 2 weeks ago
Every so often we hear of countries around the world (ahem, Scotland) that are hitting major renewable energy milestones. Whether it be from solar power or wind power or a combination, smaller countries around the world are reaching ambitious renewable energy goals and getting ever closer to removing their dependence on fossil fuels. It can be disheartening to remember that in the U.S., because of its size and huge energy consumption, renewable energy is still only meeting about 1 percent of total electricity needs. The good news is that renewable energy projects are growing in the states. Last year, the ...