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World Energy Outlook 2012: Chapter 7 - Renewable Energy Outlook

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Fatih Birol, Laura Cozzi, Tim Gould, Amos Bromhead, Marco Baroni, Pawel Olejarnik, Dan Dorner, Timur Gul, Matthew Frank
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This report projects renewable energy trends to 2035 and provides insights into the demand-side, supply-side and policy factors affecting renewable energy adoption across the globe. According to the authors' analysis, electricity generation from renewable sources nearly triples from 2010 to 2035, reaching 31% of total generation. OECD countries account for 48% of the total investment in renewables during that time, focusing mainly on wind and solar PV, while non-OECD countries invest primarily in hydropoer and wind.