05 Dec '11, 12pm

Green energy investment has not stalled, says industry

The renewable energy industry has downplayed reports that investment in the nascent sector has stalled, insisting the industry is on track to achieve ambitious government goals by 2020. According to a report in the Guardian today, total UK investment in renewable energy, such as wind and solar, fell by about 70 per cent in 2010, from $11bn (£7bn) in 2009 to less than $3bn 2010, before recovering to about $6bn this year. FURTHER READING Renovalia and First Reserve sign £96m wind power venture Concerns mount over Green Investment Bank Experts warned renewables could suffer as the result of a new "dash for gas", which has seen 30GW of new gas-fired power plants enter the planning system - a move that commentators fear could eat into investment previously earmarked for renewables projects. However, Rob Norris of RenewableUK said the trade association was surprised by the repor...

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