16 Jul '14, 12pm

Global Clean Energy Q2 Investment Up 33% Over First Quarter, Tops $63 Billion

Global Clean Energy Q2 Investment Up 33% Over First Quarter, Tops $63 Billion

investment surged in the second quarter of 2014, driven by big wind and solar deals and installations of small-scale rooftop solar photovoltaics. Bloomberg New Energy Finance is reporting that Q2 investment spiked 33 percent from Q1 and is up 9 percent compared to Q2 last year. Renewable energy investment topped $63 billion — making this the strongest second quarter since 2012 when investment reached $69.6 billion. The all-time record quarter for clean energy investment was 2011′s Q2, which amounted to $78 billion.

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