INVESTMENT IN RENEWABLE ENERGY STILL LACKING IN 17 COUNTRIES IN SOUTH AND EASTERN EUROPE, THE CAUCASUS AND CENTRAL ASIA

News from ASTANA EXPO 2017

The 17 UNECE countries in South and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia represented only 0.2% or USD 0.4 billion of global renewable energy investment in 2015. despite comprising over 300 million inhabitants and representing 4.9% of the world’s GDP Attracting investment represents a major challenge in these countries, even with numerous advanced support schemes and policies for renewable energy present. 

[Lightmillennium.Org, June 12, 2017]

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