Will the U.S. remain a solar laggard? Renewables trends in other countries point to a surge
In China and other nations, sun-generated power has overtaken wind energy.
In the United States, much of the attention in the renewables industries in recent years has been on wind power, which now produces almost half of the nation’s 20% green energy, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Far behind is solar, which generates only 2.8% of American electricity.
It turns out that the U.S. is an outlier when it…