40% growth in global renewable energy generation forecast

Engineering News 6 July 2012.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday that global renewable power generation would increase by over 40% over the next five years, driven by growth in China.

In its first-ever renewable energy market report, the IEA stated that global power generation from hydropower, solar, wind and other renewable sources was projected to increase to almost 6 400 terawatt hours (TWh) – or roughly one-and-a-half times current electricity production in the US…

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/40-growth-in-global-renewable-energy-generation-forecast-2012-07-05

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