Q3 2012 Clean Energy Policy & Market Briefing, prepared for Clean Energy Solutions Center

Weak Q3 puts clean energy on track to 2012 investment drop

Policy uncertainty, market overcapacity, lower priced equipment and challenging times for manufacturers contributed to a disappointing Q3 2012 for new clean energy investment. In all, wind, solar, biofuels, and similar new energy technologies attracted $56.6bn in new capital worldwide. That not only marked a 5% drop from Q2 2012 and a 20% fall from Q3 2011, but also virtually assured the industry will post its first year-on-year drop in annual investment in at least eight years.

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