Germany shows that solar energy can play a key role in the energy mix

An inspiring article by The Guardian shows that solar energy can play a key role in the energy mix of industrialised societies.

Never before anywhere has a country produced as much photovoltaic electricity,” Allnoch told Reuters. “Germany came close to the 20 gigawatt mark a few times in recent weeks. But this was the first time we made it over.”

The record-breaking amount of solar power shows one of the world’s leading industrial nations was able to meet a third of its electricity needs on a work day, Friday, and nearly half on Saturday when factories and offices were closed.

Read more on The Guardian’s website.