Top 5 nations that use renewable energy

Here are the top users of renewables, not counting biofuels or hydroelectricity.  Numbers indicate country percentage of total global renewable usage.

By , Staff Writer

3. Spain, 7.8 percent of world total

Spain imports the majority of its energy, though in April wind power became its largest source of electricity generation. Spanish producers are also building turbines and installing wind farms internationally, including in the U.S. Spain’s clean energy market has been a magnet for investment over the past decade, though the Spanish government has halted subsidies for renewable energy investment as it is a debt-burdened economy.

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