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 17.0% worldwide during 2017 (the latest year for which data is available).  North American consumption increased by a substantial 13.5%. World hydroelectric consumption increased by 0.9% during 2017.  North American hydroelectric consumption decreased by 6.7%. 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 an 8.4% share in 2017, up…

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