Oops – Fox News Got It Wrong on Solar In Germany

Map Solar resource USA Germany

Fox News reported that Germany installs more solar because they have more sun than the US.  In fact the exact opposite is true.  Even in the Northeast we have more sun than Germany in fact, even in Alaska we have a better solar resource than Germany and in the Southwest it is not even worth talking about.

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/02/07/fox-cedes-solar-industry-to-germany/192568

Here are a few other commentaries on this blunder.  One wonders what is going on that a national news organization can get it this wrong!

http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/02/07/fox_news_expert_on_solar_energy_germany_gets_a_lot_more_sun_than_we_do_video.html

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/02/07/fox-cedes-solar-industry-to-germany/192568

They also get it terribly wrong when it comes to climate science, see report HERE

 

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