World renewable energy consumption


Percent renewable energy use

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World renewable energy consumption is increasing!...
That’s the good news. But it is still low and BIG changes are needed to move the world away from its heavy dependence on coal and oil.

Top 3 facts about green energy


Green is small but growing

Between 2011 and 2030 renewable energy is expected to grow from 2 to 6 percent of global primary energy use.


What is green energy?

Hydro power is the largest source of renewable energy, but solar and wind power is growing. From 2005 to 2009, the world's solar energy capacity increased 6 times, while wind energy capacity increased 2.5 times.


We can do better!

There is an enormous, but unrealized, potential powering the world through green renewables. Check out our next fact to get an idea.

Green energy

Including biofuels, renewables is expected to reach a 6% share of global primary energy by 2030, up from 2% in 2011.

Green is small but growing

What is green energy?

We can do better!

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