30 Aug '11, 2pm

Despite Financial Crisis, Renewables Surged Forward in 2010

Despite Financial Crisis, Renewables Surged Forward in 2010

The latest World Wind Market Update from BTM , now part of Navigant Consulting , found that Chinese turbine manufacturers have made further gains in their home market, squeezing foreign-owned manufacturers by 3.5 percentage points down to a 10.5 percent market share in 2010. China's Sinovel is now ranked as the world's second largest wind turbine manufacturer behind Vestas . Sinovel's new installed wind power capacity grew from 3510 MW in 2009 to 4386 MW in 2010, with its global market share up from 9.2 percent to 11.1 percent, according to BTM. Global investment in renewable power and fuels has apparently defied the global economic crisis to set a new record in 2010, according to a new analysis commissioned by the UN Environment Programme . Indeed, investment hit $211 billion, up 32 percent from 2009's $160 billion. As in the wind sector, nations beyond the traditional st...

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