M. Yu. Berezkin1, O.A. Sinyugin2
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, 119991, Leninskie Gory, 1, Russia
Abstract. The work is devoted to economic and geographical features and prospects for the development of renewable energy in the world. Three main as- pects are distinguished: structural, innovative and investment. The structure of world energy in the next decade is greatly diversified. High growth rates of in – vestments in renewable energy demonstrate a significant potential for improve- ment. Renewable energy can be considered a high-tech innovative industry. A geographic shift has occurred in investments in renewable energy: developing countries have exceeded developed countries in terms of absolute level of in- vestments.
Keywords: economic geography, renewable energy, innovation, investment