Pew Charitable Trusts
For the last five years, the Pew Charitable Trusts’ report series “Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race?” has tracked clean energy investment, finance, and deployment trends in the world’s leading economies—those that comprise the Group of 20. During that span, a global recession, broad changes in energy markets, and uncertainty surrounding international policies on renewables and climate change have buffeted the industry. Despite these challenges, the clean energy sector is now a $300 billion fixture of the world economy.
Pew’s research has found that clean energy investment in developing countries has grown in real and relative terms. The scale and scope of renewable investment and deployment are expanding in emerging economies in response to national economic development goals, local priorities for the environment and health, and international cooperation to reduce global energy poverty. [F/T: Full Text Reports]