What is this report?
The clean energy investment figures are built up from a proprietary database of more than 100,000 deal and project records collected and maintained by over 100 analysts and researchers based in 17 locations worldwide.
Our research stands out for its comprehensiveness, geographical reach and the level of detail with which investment transactions are tracked. This enables our team to spot and analyze energy industry trends as soon as they emerge.
Global clean energy investment totaled $332.1 billion in 2018, down 8% on 2017; last year was the fifth in a row in which investment exceeded the $300 billion mark. Solar commitments declined 24% in dollar terms even though there was record new photovoltaic capacity added, breaking 100GW barrier for the first time.
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BNEF clients can slice or dig deeper into the results with an interactive dashboard, access the charts in Powerpoint and download all the underlying data in Excel. Go to the client page.
High-level findings of this year’s State of Clean Energy Investment are publicly available in the trends report.