12 Jul '11, 4pm

Chinese Wind, EU Small Solar Drive Global Clean Energy Investments Up 32% in 2010

Wind farms in China and small-scale solar systems on rooftops in Europe were largely responsible for last year's 32% rise in clean energy investments worldwide, according to the latest annual report on renewable energy investment trends issued by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), "Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2011." Last year, investors pumped a record $211 billion into renewables - about one-third more than the $160 billion invested in 2009, and a 540% rise since 2004. For the first time, developing economies overtook developed ones in terms of "financial new investment"- spending on utility-scale renewable energy projects and provision of equity capital for renewable energy companies. $72 billion was invested in developing countries vs. $70 billion in developed economies. That contrasts with 2004, when new financial investments in developing countries ...

Full article: http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/index.cfm/go/news.disp...

Tweets

Global Investments in Green Energy Up Nearly a ...

unep.org 08 Jul '11, 3am

In 2010, wind continued to dominate in terms of financial new investment in large scale renewables, with US$94.7 billion (...

Wind Drives Global Renewable Energy Growth

nawindpower.com 12 Jul '11, 5pm

Subscribe E-Feature Opt-In Renew Address Change Advertise Marketing Opportunites Testimonials Magazine Readership Readersh...

Wind leads global green energy investments to r...

businessgreen.com 07 Jul '11, 1pm

Green energy investments rose by almost a third to $211bn last year, primarily on the back of large wind projects in China...

REPORT:20% of Global Energy Came From Renewable...

solarfeeds.com 14 Jul '11, 1am

According to a new report commissioned by REN21 and produced in collaboration with a global network of research partners, ...

|@UN: Clean #Energy Investment Up Globally to $...

treehugger.com 11 Jul '11, 4am

An astonishing US$211 billion was invested into renewable energy last year, up a third from 2009, according to a new Unite...

United Nations: Clean Energy Investment Up Glob...

treehugger.com 11 Jul '11, 3am

An astonishing US$211 billion was invested into renewable energy last year, up a third from 2009, according to a new Unite...

United Nations: Clean Energy Investment Up Glob...

treehugger.com 11 Jul '11, 4am

An astonishing US$211 billion was invested into renewable energy last year, up a third from 2009, according to a new Unite...

Strong surge in investments in green energy, es...

unep.org 07 Jul '11, 2pm

In 2010, wind continued to dominate in terms of financial new investment in large scale renewables, with US$94.7 billion (...

Renewable energy investments surged 32 percent ...

e360.yale.edu 08 Jul '11, 4pm

08 Jul 2011: Global Renewables Investments Surged 32 Percent in 2010, Report Says More than $211 billion was invested in r...

Renewable Energy Investments Set New Record, Up...

triplepundit.com 07 Jul '11, 5pm

A total $70 billion was invested in renewable energy in developed economies in 2010, according to the United Nations Envir...

10 Wind Energy News Stories {Weekly Round-Up}

10 Wind Energy News Stories {Weekly Round-Up}

cleantechnica.com 13 Jul '11, 9pm

Some more wind energy news from around the internet from the past week or so. 1. Global Wind Power Capacity to Triple by 2...

Global Green Energy Spending Increases 32% in 2...

acore.org 09 Jul '11, 3am

← U.S. Solar Installations Up 22 Percent in 2010 Over 2009 Senators Offer Deal to End Ethanol Credit → Global Green Energy...

Europe is set to generate 50% of its electricit...

ewea.org 15 Jul '11, 12am

The EWEA report sets out targets for the amount of wind power the industry expects to be able to deliver in 2020, 2030 and...

Green energy investment hits record global high - Care2 News Network: Global investment in renewable energy sour...

Green energy investment hits record global high...

care2.com 08 Jul '11, 7pm

Global investment in renewable energy sources grew by 32% during 2010 to reach a record level of US$211bn (£132bn), a UN s...

Saviors and Saboteurs in Alternative Energy

Saviors and Saboteurs in Alternative Energy

altenergystocks.com 11 Jul '11, 6am

Last week Societe Generale published a thematic research report titled "A new world order, when demand overtakes supply " ...