The 6 Countries Leading on Renewable Energy, But Could Improve on Incentives, Regulatory Support

Recently released heat maps from Sustainable Energy for All identify countries and regions where improvements would increase the share of renewables in the global energy mix to 36 percent of total final energy consumption by 2030.

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Top 5 Countries Planning for Renewable Energy Expansion

  • United States
  • Brazil
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy

Top 5 Countries in Incentives and Regulatory Support for Renewable Energy

  • Canada
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom
  • Mexico

Top 3 Countries for Carbon Pricing and Monitoring

  • France
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea

Source: Sustainable Energy for All

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Jennifer Delony, analyst for TransmissionHub, started her career as a B2B news editor in the local and long-distance telecommunications industries in the '90s. Jennifer began covering renewable energy issues at the local level in 2005 and covered U.S. and Canadian utility-scale wind energy as editor of North American Windpower magazine from 2006-2009. She also provides analysis for the oil and natural gas sectors as editor of Oilman Magazine.

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