Climate change, rising carbon dioxide levels, environmental pollution and volatile fossil fuel prices have driven electric power generation producers, governments, and individual consumers to adopt alternative energy generation methods such as solar and wind. Governmental renewable energy support has been incorporate into strategic energy plans worldwide. During 2009 at least 73 countries had energy policy targets and more than 64 countries had policies to promote renewable power generation. Renewable energy is no longer an area dominated by research, but rather a large commercial market with high adoption and installation growth rates.