We're #2 in the world in solar energy use, according to his data source, Nationmaster.com and data from the CIA World Factbook. The number 1 country is Luxemborg. I think it's a great achievement for the Lao community. Over the next few months we'll be sure to take a deeper look into the issues and opportunities for solar power in Laos. I hope this fuels a renewed vigor and enthusiasm for understanding the science and now moving forward to creating exciting innovations in the field.
Of course, according to a WHO survey, Lao people are currently #1 in alcohol consumption among the ASEAN nations, so the mind spins a little contemplating the relationship between these two facts.