More than 60% of Norway's energy comes from renewable sources. These energy sources include hydropower, which produces 99% of the electricity in mainland Norway; wind power; wood bio-energy; and, in a limited way, solar energy. Norway has plans to become carbon neutral by 2030. Norway also exports a great deal of its energy.
More about renewable energy:
- From 1999 to 2009, the amount of renewable energy produced in the European Union increased by 60.2%.
- As of 2011, 13% of the electricity in the United States was generated from renewable sources.
- As of 2012, renewable sources produced only 3% of the energy used in the United Kingdom.
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