CAIT - Country Clean Technology Data

This data collection focuses on the solar PV and wind industries in China, Germany, India, Japan, and the United States (U.S.). It provides a historical cross-country set of indicators that shows trends in industry development in terms of size, installed capacity, and jobs created (where available) between 2000 and 2010.

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This collection emerges from a collaboration of five leading research institutions: World Resources Institute (WRI), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Öko Institut, Renmin University, and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), based in the target countries. Researchers at each institution reviewed and gathered information from domestic and international data sources to create a comparable set of indicators describing the development of these industries.


WRI, CAIT Climate Data Explorer. 2013. 'Climate Analysis Indicators Tool: WRI’s Climate Data Explorer.' Washington, DC: World Resources Institute. Available online at:

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Project: CAIT Climate Data Explorer

Page Last Updated: August 18, 2016

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