April 2014

Global dip in renewable market share but generation grows

Global investment in renewables fell by 14% during 2013, but the percentage of electricity generated by renewable sources still grew, according to a new United Nations report – Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2014 It said investment fell for the second year in a row because of cheaper technology such as falling cost of solar photovoltaic systems, but also as a result of uncertainty surrounding energy policy. However, falling