R+D+I in renewable energies in 2013

I+D+I EN ENERGÍAS RENOVABLES EN 2013

2013 will be remembered as the year there was a significant reduction in activity in the renewable energies sector in Spain, as a result of the new regulatory framework which brought about a paralysis in implementing renewables in this country. Nevertheless, unlike the situation in Spain, interest in renewables is constantly increasing in the rest of the world and is starting to develop, not only in the more industrialised countries, but also in emerging economies which are seeing more and more clearly how these technologies must be given an ever greater weighting in the generation mix.

Nevertheless, unlike the situation in Spain, interest in renewables is constantly increasing in the rest of the world and is starting to develop, not only in the more industrialised countries, but also in emerging economies which are seeing more and more clearly how these technologies must be given an ever greater weighting in the generation mix.

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According to the International Energy Agency’s recently published ”Medium Term Renewable Energy Market Report”, implantation of renewable energies worldwide will grow by 40% in the 2012-2018 period. The report states that this growth rate is 50% higher than that registered between 2006 and 2012, making it the highest growth energy sector in the world.

Article published in: FuturENERGY January-February 2014