Clean Energy Defies Fossil Fuel Price Crash To Attract Record $329BN Global Investment In 2015

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(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.

London and New York, 14 January 2016 clean energy investment surged in China, Africa, the US, Latin America and India in 2015, driving the world total to its highest ever figure, of $328.9bn, up 4% from 2014’s revised $315.9bn and beating the previous record, set in 2011 by 3%.

The latest figures from show dollar investment globally growing in 2015 to nearly six times its 2004 total and a new record of one third of a trillion dollars , despite four influences that might have been expected to restrain it. Read more and see the excellent info graphics.

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