Global New Investments In Renewable Energy By Technology – 2012

In 2012, solar power was the leading sector by far in terms of money committed; at USD 140.4 billion, solar accounted for more than 57% of total new investment in renewable energy.
Wind power was second with USD 80.3 billion, representing almost 33%. The remaining 10% of total new investment was made up of bio-power and waste-to-energy (USD 8.6 billion),
small-scale hydropower (<50 MW) (USD 7.8 billion), biofuels (USD 5 billion), geothermal power (USD 2 billion), and ocean energy (USD 0.3 billion).

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Source: REN21

Last Updated On:28th August 2013

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