Germany gets 50 percent of its electricity from solar for the first time

Germany gets 50 percent of its electricity from solar for the first time
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It can be done.

Germany isn't as sunny as many parts of the U.S; not even close. But Germany has a goal of producing 35 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 and 100 percent by 2050.

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