07 Feb '12, 8pm

India: Renewable Energy Investment Outpaces Rest of the World

Funding for solar projects has grown seven-fold since 2010, from $0.6 billion in 2010 to $4.2 billion in 2011, almost reaching that for wind at $4.6 billion. India added 277 MW of solar in 2011, up from 18 MW in 2010, and will add another 500-750 MW this year. India ranks third in the world for wind capacity after China and the US. It added a record 2,827 MW of wind capacity in 2011, up from 2,140 MW in 2010. An estimated 2,500 - 3,200 MW will be added in 2012, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Most of the investments are for utility-scale projects at $9.5 billion, but there was also $425 million invested in companies through venture capital and private equity in 2011, more than four times the amount in 2010. "India's record performance in 2011, and the momentum it is carrying into 2012, is one of the bright spots in the clean energy firmament. With support mechan...

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

Tweets

India saw US$10.3bn of clean energy investment ...

renewableenergyfocus.com 07 Feb '12, 11am

The clean energy investment growth was driven by a seven-fold increase in funding for grid-connected solar projects: from ...

#India Leads With $10.3 Billion in Clean #Energy Investments rt @Rostyk007 #Climate

#India Leads With $10.3 Billion in Clean #Energ...

triplepundit.com 06 Feb '12, 10am

Ashish Sethia, head of India research at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, said: ”The surge in installation of renewable energ...

70% of New EU Power from Renewable Energy in 2011, 47% from Solar & 21% from Wind

70% of New EU Power from Renewable Energy in 20...

cleantechnica.com 07 Feb '12, 4pm

If you couldn't guess, I spend most of my time on CleanTechnica and Planetsave . I'm the director/editor of both sites and...

Green Blog: Surplus Renewable Energy: An Update

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Feb '12, 10pm

Last year I wrote about sudden surges in renewable energy that set up a conflict between wind producers in the Pacific Nor...

Surplus Renewable Energy: An Update

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Feb '12, 10pm

Last year I wrote about sudden surges in renewable energy that set up a conflict between wind producers in the Pacific Nor...

Why Sinking Cleantech Investment Data Aren't the End of the World

Why Sinking Cleantech Investment Data Aren't th...

greenbiz.com 06 Feb '12, 11am

In cleantech, as in most realms of emerging technology, venture capital acts as a sort of incubator for the youngest, most...

Asia Report: India Sees 52 Percent Rise in Inve...

renewableenergyworld.com 06 Feb '12, 2pm

The country added nearly 3 gigawatts of wind energy capacity in 2011 and it laid the foundation for the type of solar grow...

Asia Report: India Sees 52 Percent Rise in Inve...

renewableenergyworld.com 06 Feb '12, 2pm

The country added nearly 3 gigawatts of wind energy capacity in 2011 and it laid the foundation for the type of solar grow...

wind power now supplying 3% of world's electric...

wwindea.org 08 Feb '12, 9am

Scientific study by Government of Massachusetts: No evidence for "Wind Turbine Syndrome" Best practices in wind farm plann...

RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCING RENEWABLE ENERGY

altenergymag.com 14 Feb '12, 10pm

WILMINGTON, NC, February 14, 2012 – Alganomics, LLC, Southport, NC based leader in culturing algae for biomass, installed ...

India Crushed World in 2011 Cleantech Investment Growth

India Crushed World in 2011 Cleantech Investmen...

cleantechnica.com 03 Feb '12, 3pm

Asset financing for utility-scale projects remains the main type of clean energy investment in India, with $9.5bn in 2011....

Five reasons to be pessimistic for solar PV

renewableenergyfocus.com 06 Feb '12, 8am

Germany: Federal Environment Ministry and Federal Ministry of Economics debate about PV incentives Since the German Federa...

New #EEDO will support: #GreenDeal; smart meter...

decc.gov.uk 08 Feb '12, 10am

A new offensive on cutting energy waste was launched by Edward Davey today, with the creation of a dedicated team within D...

India Leads World In Green Power Growth For 2011

treehugger.com 03 Feb '12, 4pm

Land Rover Our Planet /CC BY-SA 2.0 India's remarkable growth in solar power , which TreeHugger has been following for som...

[Deal] British India Sale 2012: British India S...

livinginsingaporetoday.com 09 Feb '12, 4am

Singapore Sale & Promotions For Feb, Mar & Apr 2012 We are finally back with the road map for Singapore Sale & Promotions ...