Cleantech Group, “Based on our historical data, we believe 2012 will be an all-time record year for global clean-tech investments.”
Figures, from Cleantech Group the show that mergers and acquisitions in this sector hit record highs in 2011, with 391 deals worth a total of $41.2 billion.
A report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance revealed this month that investment in solar energy grew by more than a third. Reuters reports that solar energy investment grew to $136.6 billion, partly due to a dramatic fall in the cost of photovoltaic panels.
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