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Benchmarks of Global Clean Energy Manufacturing

The Benchmarks of Global Clean Energy Manufacturing will help policymakers and industry gain deeper understanding of global manufacturing of clean energy technologies. CEMAC's analysis of the product supply chains can inform decisions related to manufacturing facilities for extracting and processing raw materials, making the array of required subcomponents, and assembling the final product.

The report is the first of its kind to isolate and quantify the economic impacts of the clean energy manufacturing sectors. Benchmarks of Global Clean Energy Manufacturing provides a point against which we can compare over time as the clean energy revolution unfolds.

Creating a Common Framework for Analysis

CEMAC establishes a common framework and new methodologies for assessing and comparing clean energy technology manufacturing supply chains, allowing industry and policymakers to evaluate clean energy impact in terms comparable to those for fossil fuels.

CEMAC created four common points of reference—benchmarks—provide a standardized basis for comparing key economic aspects of clean energy technology manufacturing on a national and global basis across Wind Turbines, Crystalline Silicon (c-Si) PV Modules, LED Packages, and Automotive Li-ion Battery (LIB) Cells.

  • Market Size — Relative concentration of consumption of clean energy technologies
  • Manufacturing Capacity and Production — Distribution of manufacturing activity and where growth may occur
  • Trade Flow — Snapshot of trade activity across the supply chain — view interactive charts
  • Value Added — Estimate of clean energy manufacturing contribution to national economies

Benchmark Resources