Germany's Solar Power Output Up 60% in 2011

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Another encouraging year-end announcement regarding renewable energy, this time in Germany. As PV Magazine reports, the German Solar Industry Association has said that the nation's solar power producers have produced 60% more electricity in 2011 than they did in 2010—in the past year producing 18 billion kWh.

As far as renewable energy as a whole goes in Germany, 19.9% of the nation's energy was produced from low-carbon sources in 2011, up from 16.4% in 2010.

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Germany's Solar Power Output Up 60% in 2011
As for renewable energy in general, roughly 20% of all energy produced in Germany now comes from renewable sources.

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