Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2010

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Source:
United Nations
Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Date:
1 January 2010

This report addresses investment trends in sustainable energy by technology and by region, status of research and development efforts, flows of venture capital and private equity, and investment in developing countries in Asia, Latin America, and Africa. Detailed information is provided on investments in 2009, with comparisions to 2008. The report also finds that policy plays a key role in attracting investment and supporting clean technology expansion. Brazil, India, and China are highlighted as the "big three" recipients of investment.