The next revolution for Nicaragua: energy independence – CSMonitor.com

Hey great news on Nicaragua’s efforts to use 94% renewable energy by 2016.  Even this year by end of 2012 the number is 40%!

The next revolution for Nicaragua: energy independence – CSMonitor.com.

money quote:

“I don’t know of any other country in the world that has done this,” Oquist says, referring to Nicaragua’s planned 70 percent reduction in oil dependency in slightly more than seven years. “You must recall that this is taking place in the second-poorest country in Latin America and amid the worst financial, economic, social, and increasingly political crisis of world capitalism since the Great Depression of the 1930s.”

Hey reader, watcha think?