Sarguzhiyeva B.A., senior lecturer West Kazakhstan Engineering Technological University, Uralsk, Republic of Kazakhstan
Buranova N.B., master of engineering science, senior lecturer, West Kazakhstan Engineering Technological University, Uralsk, Republic of Kazakhstan
This article examines the features of the development of the renewable energy industry, and also emphasizes the importance of exchange of experience between countries Effective policy measures and business models. Further development prospects and transformation of the electric power industry are assessed. The key trends typical for the alternative energy market are considered, the features of the mechanisms of state support for renewable energy in the leading countries of the European Union are revealed.
KEYWORDS: energy, renewable energy sources (res), prospects, resources, biofuels, environment.