Renewable Energy

Published on September 25th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers


Europe Installed Two-Thirds of the World’s New Solar Power in 2011

September 25th, 2012 by  

For those who wish to understand the growth of solar energy globally, add this report from Clean Technica to your files. Solar graphic:  Kevin M. Gill

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About the Author

Writer, documentary producer, and director. Meyers is a contributor to CleanTechnica, and founder of Green Streets MediaTrain, a communications connection and eLearning hub. As an independent producer, he's been involved in the development, production and distribution of television and distance learning programs for both the education industry and corporate sector. He also is an avid gardener and loves sustainable innovation.

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