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Investment in Renewable Technologies Worldwide 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

December 21, 2018

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 21, 2018--The “Investment in Renewable Technologies Worldwide 2018” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Renewable energy is responsible for contributing almost 30% of human energy use all across the globe. With pollution levels rising incessantly, renewable energy resources have turned out to be a major boon to the environment as well as investors world over.

Green energy overtook fossil fuels in attracting investment for power generation in the recent times. Wind, solar and other clean technologies attracted investments which overtook that for gas and coal for electrical power generation, with more than a third of the green cash destined for Britain and the rest of Europe.

The highest level of growth for renewable investment came from China, India and other developing countries, which are fast catching up on the West in switching out of fossil fuels to improve energy security and tackle climate change. A variety of new renewable sectors have been attracting capital, while different geographical areas such as Kenya and Angola are too entering the field.

Wind energy sector, where the US is now global leader, has been attracting the highest new worldwide investment. Biofuels were the next most popular investment. Europe still remains the main center for investment in green power with huge amounts of money being pumped into projects across the continent, and then is followed by US.

This report on Investment in Renewable Technologies Worldwide 2018 brings you a complete analysis of the renewables industry, focusing on the various types of renewable technologies available today, the economics of each, challenges and barriers to the growth of each technology, research and development scenario in renewable energies, lifecycle analyses, among others. With the world realizing the potential of renewable energies, this report serves as the complete intelligence on this industry.

Key Topics Covered

A. Executive Summary

B. Introduction to the Energy Crisis

C. Investment Case for Renewable Power

D. Introduction to Hydropower

E. Wind Power

F. Biomass

G. Solar Power

H. R&D Needs for Renewable Energy Technology in Industrialized Countries

I. Environmental Externalities, Market Distortions and Economics of Renewable Energy Technologies

J. Measuring the Contribution to the Economy of Investments in Renewable Energy

K. Major Industry Players

L. Industry Outlook

M. Glossary of Terms

Companies Featured

Abengoa SA Agder Energi SA Aleo Solar Applied Solar, Inc Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc Ballard Power Systems BC Hydro & Power Authority China Longyuan Power China Sunergy Co, Ltd China Yangtze Power Co. Ltd Clipper Windpower Conergy DayStar Technologies Duke Energy First American Scientific Corp. First Solar Inc. GCL System Integration General Elecric Georgia Power Company Goldwind Hanwha Q CELLS Hydro-Quebec Iberdrola JA Solar Jinko Solar LDK Solar Co, Ltd. Longi Solar Ming Yang Nordex SE Phoenix Solar AG PV Crystalox Solar Plc SunPower Corporation Suntech Power Windflow Technology Yingli Solar and more...

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