Global energy investment share by technology 2017

This statistic displays a distribution of the energy investments made globally in 2017, broken down by energy technology. At this time, some seven percent of global investments were dedicated to fossil fuel electricity generation.

Distribution of energy investments globally in 2017, by technology

Share of energy investments
Fossil fuel supply - upstream25%
Fossil fuel supply - downstream15%
Fossil fuel supply - coal supply4%
Electricity - networks*17%
Electricity - renewable generation17%
Electricity - fossil fuel generation7%
Electricity - nuclear1%
Energy efficiency - buildings8%
Energy efficiency - transport3%
Energy efficiency - industry2%
Renewable transport and heating1%
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Release date

November 2018



Survey time period


Supplementary notes

* Networks may include battery storage.

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