Size of the U.S. advanced energy market hit, nearly double the nation’s beer market ($102 billion), larger than pharmaceutical manufacturing ($190 billion), and closing in on wholesale consumer electronics ($223 billion)as per the same report.
Growth in global advanced energy in 2015, led primarily by building efficiency, according to a new report from the Advanced Energy Economy.
Growth in advanced energy in the United States over the past five years.
Building efficiency is the largest single segment of advanced energy technology in the US by revenue. It recorded a 50% growth over 2011.
Revenue from Solar - it continues to be a dynamic growth story in the U.S. Even as costs have declined by nearly 50%, revenue from Solar PV increased 21% over last year and nearly triple 2011 revenue.
Revenue from Wind - it showed strong growth for the second year in a row, continuing to climb back from a low point in 2013, up 75% over last year.