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Renewables info 2006 brings jointly in a single quantity the fundamental records compiled through the IEA on renewable and waste strength assets. It covers creation, alternate, transformation to electrical energy and warmth, ultimate intake and put in producing potential from renewable and waste strength assets. half I of the e-book offers a statistical evaluation of advancements within the markets for renewables and waste within the OECD Member international locations. half II offers, in tabular shape, a extra special and finished photo of advancements in renewable and waste strength resources for every of the 30 OECD Member nations.

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3% Despite this fact, renewables are the third largest contributor to global electricity production. 7%). 6% of world electricity, and 87% of total renewable electricity. 1% of world electricity. 2% of world electricity production in 2007. 1%. 9% in 2007. This decrease is mainly the result of slow growth of the main renewable source, hydro power, in OECD countries, which produces about 36% of global renewable electricity. Non-renew . 6% * Other: geothermal, wind, solar, tide. 9% in non-OECD countries.

8% of total liquid biomass supply in the OECD in 2007. Solar thermal energy is mainly concentrated in the United States, Japan, Turkey, Germany and Greece while reported solar photovoltaic production is predominant in Germany, Spain, and Korea. Japan and the United States are also large producers, however their reported figures are only partial (see pages 12 and 15 for discussion). 4% of OECD wind production. The largest OECD producer of renewable energy is the United States, contributing 31% of renewable energy supply.

Growth was the strongest in the countries of the European Union. 4%, the highest average annual growth rate (increasing production from 1 GWh in 1990 to 3075 GWh in 2007). Solar photovoltaic output is very difficult to capture due to the widespread use of off-grid and small gridconnected systems for distributed power generation. For that reason, solar photovoltaic output statistics should be considered incomplete. Information on solar capacity provides more reliable statistics on this product, especially for European Union countries (see Table 2 “Net Generating Capacity of Renewable and Waste Products” in Part III for regional OECD aggregates or specific countries).

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