Global trends in sustainable energy investment 2008: analysis of trends and issues in the financing of renewable energy and energy efficiency

United Nations Environment Programme (2008)

This report presents the financial perspective, or a dollar view, of the current state of play in sustainable energy development. The analysis in this report consists of actual data on the different types of capital flows and their movement over time, combined with analysis of regional and sectorial trends. This information is intended to be a strategic tool for understanding the status of the clean energy sector's development and for weighing future public and private commitments to the sector.