Can a whole country run on renewable energy?

Can a country run on renewables alone? Portugal has shown that in terms of electricity at least, the answer is yes. For 107 hours in May 2016 the sun, wind and rain powered a nation.It’s not just big energy companies who are boosting the green energy infrastructure. Portugal’s first renewable energy cooperative has also been busy. Starting in December 2013 with just 16 members, Coopérnico has just installed its seventh photovoltaic facility on the roof…

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Can a whole country run on renewable energy?

Can a country run on renewables alone? Portugal has shown that in terms of electricity at least, the answer is yes. For 107 hours in May 2016 the sun, wind and rain powered a nation.It’s not just big energy companies who are boosting the green energy infrastructure. Portugal’s first renewable energy cooperative has also been busy. Starting in December 2013 with just 16 members, Coopérnico has just installed its seventh photovoltaic facility on the roof…

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