Q2 2012 Clean Energy Policy & Market Briefing, prepared for Clean Energy Solutions Center

Small solar plays big role in sustaining Q2 investment

New clean energy investment rebounded 24% to $56bn in Q2 2012 from an abysmal first quarter of the year, thanks largely to the growing market for small-scale photovoltaic (PV) systems. Plummeting renewable energy equipment costs showed signs of stabilising, at least temporarily, for the first time in several years. And policy-makers in the EU continued scaling back subsidies just as their counterparts in Japan were stepping up support for the sector. In this second edition of the Clean Energy Policy & Market Briefing, Bloomberg New Energy Finance highlights Q2 2012’s key trends and policy developments.

Please download the full report for more detailed analysis.

About BloombergNEF

BloombergNEF (BNEF) is a strategic research provider covering global commodity markets and the disruptive technologies driving the transition to a low-carbon economy. Our expert coverage assesses pathways for the power, transport, industry, buildings and agriculture sectors to adapt to the energy transition. We help commodity trading, corporate strategy, finance and policy professionals navigate change and generate opportunities.
Sign up for our free monthly newsletter →

Want to learn how we help our clients put it all together? Contact us