Climate debate drives renewable stock index RENIXX to record level
Münster - The current debate on climate change is driving shares in the renewable energy industry to new record levels. Yesterday, the worldwide stock index for renewable energy sources RENIXX (Renewable Energy Industrial Index) World reached a new record closing price of 1098.09 points. As announced by the International Economic Platform for Renewable Energies (IWR) in Münster, Germany, since the beginning of the year, RENIXX World, which comprises the world's 20 largest companies in the renewable energy industry on the basis of market capitalization, has climbed by 18.6 percent. The renewable stock exchange barometer has already been able to record an increase of 42.2 percent for the full year 2006. "The continuing discussions about climate change are changing investment behavior," said IWR Director Dr. Norbert Allnoch. Over 500 million euros in RENIXX securities have been transferred on the German stock exchanges in just the past two days.
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About Internationales Wirtschaftsforum Regenerative Energien (IWR)
In 1996, the International Economic Platform for Renewable Energies (IWR) was established as an independent and private service institution of the renewable energy industry. The IWR focuses on the fields of research, economic and policy consultation as well as media and international networks in the renewable or regenerative energies sector. One main objective of the IWR is to play an instrumental role in introducing and spreading awareness for an industrial, international business profile of the renewable energy industry.
Dr. Norbert Allnoch, Director of the International Economic Platform of Renewable Energies (IWR), 1995, on the definition: "According to our definition, the Renewable Energy Industry is one which takes an interdisciplinary approach to the issue of renewable energy supply (protecting both the climate and resources) and the construction of renewable plants and systems (industry policy for the three areas electricity, heat and fuel."Chronology of the Renewable Energy Industry - Important IWR contributions, including prizes and awards - 2007 Publication of the first structural analysis for a federal state according to the IWR-analysis method for renewable systems engineering and servicesï¿½(study "Zur Lage der regenerativen Energiewirtschaft in NRW" )2007 International network-contacts:IWR-director Dr. Allnoch speaks with King Harald V. of Norway and ï¿½slaug Haga, norwegian minister of energy Presentation of the network / RENIXX in the USA, dialogue with McGinty, environment minister of Pennsylvania2006 IWR starts renewable stock index RENIXXï¿½ (