Renewable Energies: Wind, Solar, Biomass

  • DOI: 10.1002/chemv.201200005
  • Author: ChemViews
  • Published Date: 07 February 2012
  • Source / Publisher: Greenpeace, European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA), Renewables 2011, Biofuels Platform
  • Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
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Renewables supplied over 16 % of global final energy consumption in 2010, and supply almost 20 % of global electricity.




Potential Global Energy Resources in Comparison to Annual Energy Consumption, 2011

Potential Global Energy Resources and Annual Energy Consuption, 2011

Renewable Energy Share of Global Energy Consumption, 2009

Renewable Energy Share of Global Energy Consumption, 2009


Existing World Capacity of Wind Power, 1996–2010

Existing World Capacity of Wind Power, 1996–2010

Top Ten Countries by Wind Power Capacity, 2010
Market Share of Top Ten Turbine Manufactures, 2010
Top Ten Countries by Wind Power Capacity, 2010

Market Share of Top Ten Turbine Manufactures, 2010


Existing World Capacity of Solar Power (Photovoltaics), 1996–2010

Existing World Capacity of Solar Power (Photovoltaics), 1996–2010

Top Ten Countires by Solar Power Capacity (Photovoltaics), 2010

Top Ten Countires by Solar Power Capacity (Photovoltaics), 2010

Market Shares of Top 15 Solar Photovoltaic Cell Manufactures, 2010

Market Shares of Top 15 Solar Photovoltaic Cell Manufactures, 2010


Biofuel Production, 2000–2010

Biofuel Production, 2000–2010

Top 15 Countries by Biofuel Production, 2009

in kilotonnes of oil equivalent (ktoe)

Top 15 Countries by Biofuel Production, 2009


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