In Germany, the northern regions will experience a big hit with clean energy business in the future. To disable all nuclear plants as soon as possible is, in my opinion, absolutely essential, not only in Germany, but worldwide. But the infrastructure for wind-, solar- and other kinds if renewables on a grand scale has yet to be build out. Question is: why has the world waited for so long?
First windturbine: year 1891
First solar cell: year 1893
First hydropower: year 3000 BC in Mesopotamia.