China’s Wind Power Capacity will treble by 2025

China’s installed wind capacity will treble from 115.6 GW in 2014 to an estimated 347.2 GW by 2025; global growth will begin to level off with annual installations peaking at 56.8 GW in 2022. There will be sustainable future growth in India, Australia, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Thailand, and Taiwan, as APAC wind installationsContinue reading “China’s Wind Power Capacity will treble by 2025”

US and China Driving Global Ethylene Capacity to Record 208 Million Tonnes per Year by 2017

The US and China are driving ethylene capacity expansion projects, with the former benefiting from prolific shale gas and the latter from world-leading demand growth. The impact of tremendous growth in shale gas is only now being felt, as North American ethylene capacity remained flat over the last few years. Meanwhile, China continues to leadContinue reading “US and China Driving Global Ethylene Capacity to Record 208 Million Tonnes per Year by 2017”

North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2015

Growth of the US renewable energy sector has been led by the state-level Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and other tax incentives and subsidies. It places an obligation on power producers to supply a specific percentage of their power from renewable energy sources. Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) were instrumental in renewableContinue reading “North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2015”

Construction in Myanmar Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019

Myanmar’s construction industry will continue to grow at a relatively fast pace compared to other emerging markets over the forecast period (2015–2019). The positive outlook for the construction industry is supported by the expanding economy, increased government investment in public infrastructure, and the rising interest of domestic and foreign real estate developers in constructing residentialContinue reading “Construction in Myanmar Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019”