Introduction, Business and Industry Trends Analysis

¹ Video Tip For our brief video introduction to the Alternative Energy industry, see www.plunkettresearch.com/video/alternativeenergy .   Analysts at BP report that non-hydroelectric renewable power consumption grew by a respectable 14.1% worldwide during 2016 (the latest year for which data is available).  North American consumption increased by a substantial 15.7%. World hydroelectric consumption increased by 2.8% during 2016.  North American hydroelectric consumption decreased by 3.5%. Steady growth does not mean that renewables account for a large amount of the world’s energy.  Instead, non-hydroelectric renewables as a percent of global electricity generation accounted for about a 7.5% share in 2016, up…

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