Nuclear and Hydro are Top Carbon-free Sources

Europe’s share of electricity from sources that generate little or no carbon dioxide is now at 56%, according to the EIA. France, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland top the list of European “no-carbon” states, with each country generating more than 90% of their net electricity from no-carbon sources in 2012. Eight other countries produce at least 50% of their power from no-carbon sources.

No-carbon generation sources include geothermal, hydroelectric, nuclear, solar (both utility scale a...


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