There has been a lot of effort in reducing CO2 footprint in Denmark. One of the most visible ways to achieve that is the abundance of windmills throughout the country. But how much electricity comes from the wind energy and what the trend is?
Denmark and the Netherlands have some of the highest household debt ratios in the world, reflecting in part low incentives to pay down debt and build housing equity, given significant saving for retirement via the accumulation of assets in fully-funded pension schemes, among other factors.
Denmark is a small Scandinavian country, but its well-developed real estate market, makes it a very interesting case study.
This article is analysis of Danmark housing model - Rental vs Owned property in numbers.
Technology is always one of the widely acclaimed areas for investments. A particular subset of it is robotics industry. The size of the market depends on how we define “robotics”. If we are talking about just hardware, the overall market is about $13.1 billion. The industrial robotics market will grow about 6% annually through 2017. There does not seem to be a good consensus estimate for growth in the other robotics markets. However, the general view is that the non-defense portion of the professional service market and the consumer market will experience faster growth than the industrial market. Growth in the consumer market is projected to be especially strong. Applications of robotics that are commonly discussed are telepresence, security, autonomous car to name a few.
Wind energy is a renewable source of energy generation, which has developed a great deal over recent years. Some energy companies and engineering firms are indeed enthusiastic about increasing wind generation, and ensuring advances in generating technology. National governments and international environmental agreements have also increased the demand for sourcing renewable forms of energy.
By 2017, worldwide passenger numbers will surge by more than 30% over 2012’s number
Recently the International Airline Travel Association released its forecast for 2013-2017. According to the forecast, it is firmly believe that the world will witness a 30% increase in passengers between 2012 and 2017 till 2017, it is expected that total numbers of airline passengers will be rise to 3.0 billion with additional 930 million passengers over 2.97 billion which were carried in 2012. In this matter, the IATA Forecast 2013- is consent outlook for system wise passenger growth.
Interest rates will increase eventually in developed part of world, more likely at start of 2015. Markets are now braced for such possibilities but here’s the difficult part, how much they will rise, what will the normal interest rates in post crisis world? What will be rate expectations and emerging markets performance during crisis?
Solar energy is part of the lager green alternative and renewable energies and currently fast trending in the industrial world among other sectors due to challenges arising from pollution and global warming causing variation in climatic change. Solar energy has proved to be much cheaper and more effective. In June this year several organizations and companies have published reports detailing the many aspects of global energy. This article tries to highlight the most crucial points to offer a snapshot-style look at global renewable energy as seen from different sources.
In 2013, the big story was batteries capable of providing green electricity storage for the grid and this technology could be an even bigger story in 2014. Although battery technology is not a new concept, a number of companies have been trying for many years to create new technology generation than can store enough energy for powering businesses and homes. Now, following many years of research, those technologies can finally achieve the performance levels and pricing targets that are necessary for making them competitive.
What is LNG
Liquefied natural gas or LNG is natural gas converted to a liquid form for storage or transport purposes. It is usually transported by ship and stored in large storage terminals. LNG is returned to a gas in a regasification facility.
Many people look at nuclear energy like a two-edged sword. There are obvious upsides to nuclear-based power. One such upside is that nuclear power will never run out. Another potentially positive thing about nuclear-based power is that it will reduce the use of fossil fuels, as well as the negative things that come with burning fossil fuels as a power source.
Europe and Asia REIT
Tables below list REIT for EU and APAC countries.
Railway transport is the most popular mass-transit solution in China.
Aluminium consumption worldwide is expected to continue increasing over the next 10 to 15 years. The growing demand from Asian markets as well as the major application markets automotive, mechanical engineering, construction, packaging or solar will help the lightweight material to achieve continuous growth.
Biotech ETF and Genome research
List of major EU ETF’s
Russian food retail industry leaders
Nordic pharma watch list
Water companies could be good as long term investment, since it’s becoming more and more complex to clean the water, while the general demand is growing.
Russian heavy industry and blue chip companies watch list.
Uranium prices are expected to jump about 50% in the next few years, on two basic facts: