Friday, January 29, 2016

Clean energy attracted record $329bn global investment in 2015

Global clean energy investment 2004-15, $bn

Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance

2015 was also the highest ever for installation of renewable power capacity, with 64GW of wind and 57GW of solar PV commissioned during the year, an increase of nearly 30% over 2014.
The biggest piece of the investments in clean energy in 2015 was asset finance of utility-scale projects such as wind farms, solar parks, biomass and waste-to-energy plants and small hydro-electric schemes ($199bn in total). Read more at