Top 10 countries using solar power

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Oil is still the most widely used source of energy worldwide. The problem is that supply isn’t endless, causing the oil price to rise. Alternative energy sources therefore are taken under scrutiny as demand for energy is rising as well. Renewable energy sources include tidal power, wave power, wind power and solar power. Let’s take a look at solar power. There are several ways to convert solar power into electricity and some countries heavily invest in solar power stations. So what’s the top 10 countries using solar power in megawatts (MW)? The sun is shining…

Top 10 countries using solar power

  1. India – 120 MW
  2. France – 272 MW
  3. China – 305 MW
  4. Belgium – 363 MW
  5. Czech Republic – 465 MW
  6. Italy – 1,167 MW
  7. USA – 1,650 MW
  8. Japan – 2,633 MW
  9. Spain – 3,368 MW
  10. Germany – 9,785 MW

Source: 1bog.org

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