14 Oct '12, 2am

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Bloomberg New Energy Finance: World Clean Energy Investment Heading for a Drop in 2012, after Mediocre Q3 Morocco and Brazil are strong features, as third quarter investment slips 5 percent to $56.6bn Global investment in clean energy totalled $56.6bn in the third quarter of 2012. This was down 5 percent on the second quarter and 20 percent lower than in Q3 2011, explained partly by weaker figures from the US and India, and a lull in wind farm financings. Today’s figures, published by research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance, suggest that the full-year 2012 figure for investment in clean energy is likely to fall short of last year’s record $280bn . If so, 2012 would be the first down-year for world investment in the sector for at least eight years. The challenges facing clean energy in the third quarter continued to include policy uncertainty in key markets such as th...

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