The State of Renewable Energy

Explore today’s feature infographic to discover the state of world’s renewable energy…

A renewable future is attainable. We’ve got the technology and everyday we’re discovering and learning new things. With that in mind, we wondered: what is the state of our renewable energy usage in the world?

In 2006, only 18 percent of the world’s energy for electricity was renewable. Most of that power came from hydroelectric dams that harnessed the power of water. However, dams do have their own environmental impact on freshwater ecosystems. Luckily there are more options that exist and are developing everyday that can provide the world with renewable energy resources.

Explore this infographic to learn about the different kinds of renewable energy resources and about the countries of the world that are employing these technologies to power their countries.

The State of Renewable Energy

(Infographic via GOOD)