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Renewables 2011: Global Status Report (REN 21)

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This comprehensive report by a group dedicated to promoting international cooperation in advancing renewable energies, provides much information on the current status of the sector. Major topics include an overview of the global market, focusing on the subsectors of renewable energy for power generation, heating and cooling, and transport fuel. Other topics include investment flows and industry trends as well as policy targets and their implementations in various subsectors, with a special section on rural renewable energy. The report notes that 2010 saw substantial expansion of renewable energy resources, despite the global recession, led by solar power growth fueled by sharply falling costs.  

July 2011

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