Global clean energy investment soars 17 per cent in 2014

Will Nichols
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Total of $270bn invested last year ends two years of decline, with global spread of investment tipped to spur further growth in 2015

Global clean energy investments grew 17 per cent to $270bn in 2014, reversing two years of declines, new UN figures show. A 148 per cent increase in offshore wind investments and major expansion of...

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