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Quiz: Test Your Alternative Energy IQ

Posted on the 06 October 2013 by 2ndgreenrevolution @2ndgreenrev

1. What country gets the largest percentage of its electricity from renewable source?

a) Iceland b) Norway c) Paraguay d) U.S.

2. What country has the most installed solar power capacity?

a) U.S. b) Spain c) China d) Germany

3. What country produces the most electricity – in absolute terms – from renewable sources?

a) Iceland b) Norway c) U.S. d) China

4. Last year, what was the biggest source of new generating capacity in the U.S.?

a) Natural gas b) Wind power c) Nuclear power upgrades d)Solar power

5. U.S. wind farms have roughly the same generating capacity on paper as the entire power sector in which country?

a) Luxemburg b) Spain c) France d) Australia

Click through for the answers.

1. a) Iceland; all its power from geothermal and hydro

2. d) Germany

3. d) China

4. b) Wind power, for the first time

5. d) Australia

[Questions from the WSJ)

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