What county has the world’s largest capacity to generate electricity from renewable energy?

Grade level:  4th – 5th grades

Skills: circle graph

Related environmental issues: Energy

The circle graph shows share of renewable power capacity in the world.

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  1. What country has one-fourth of renewable power capacity  in the world?
  2. What country has 4 times as much renewable power capacity as Italy?
  3. Along with what 2 countries does Japan generate as much renewable power capacity as the rest of the world?

Sources: REN 21, 2016 Global Status Report

note) Hydropower not included in this data.

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Answer keys

  1. China
  2. United States
  3. Germany and United States