Energy for Growth

Explore BNEF’s perspective on innovations, opportunities and challenges shaping the future of energy in emerging markets.

Explore BNEF’s perspective on innovations, opportunities and challenges shaping the future of energy in emerging markets.

Overview

Emerging markets will account for the lion’s share of future electricity demand growth. Since 2010, they have already recorded more clean energy investment than the rest of the world. However, between 2015 and 2016, investment in these countries has suffered the largest year-on-year drop to date.

Despite this, non-OECD countries are home to some of the greatest success stories of the energy transition. Technical and financial innovations are also upending the way the next billion power consumers will come online.

To make sense of the rich but varying opportunities that emerging markets represent for energy investors and strategists, we are publishing select research highlights in the weeks between COP23 and the 2nd anniversary of the Paris agreement.

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