We have seen a rise in coverage in the mainstream news in recent years around the topic of renewable energy. This comes as a result of the concerns with global warming and the ozone layer. Governments in the developed world have started to concentrate more research and budget to this area also as scientists emphasise the urgency and importance.
This info-graphic from Half Price Shutters charts those countries that have already begun to take solar power seriously. Some countries have focused very much on this but there are a number of large countries that are only now beginning to give this matter the dedication it deserves.