Index profile

WilderHill New Energy Global Innovation Index

Index family


The WilderHill New Energy Global Innovation Index (NEX) is a global index of 94 companies listed on 31 exchanges in 25 countries (excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan) whose innovative technologies and services focus on the generation and use of cleaner energy, conservation, efficiency and the advancement of renewable energy in general. Included are companies whose lower-carbon approaches are relevant to climate change, and whose technologies help reduce emissions relative to traditional fossil fuel use. The NEX Universe Companies are worldwide active in wind, solar, biofuels, hydro, wave and tidal, geothermal and other renewable energy businesses, as well as energy conversion, storage, conservation, efficiency, materials, pollution control, emerging hydrogen and fuel cells. 60 industry analysts are researching the NEX Index Components.

Excluding criteria


Positive criteria

Eligibility Criteria for Index Constituents
•Listed on a national exchange or primary listing market
•Three-month average market capitalization of at least $100 million and significant daily trading volume
•At least 50% of the stocks outside the U.S.
•Bias to pure plays Index Calculation and Dissemination

Research done by


Funds based on the index US: PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio (PBD) / Europe: PowerShares Global Clean Energy Fund (6PSG (Germany), PBW (Italy), PBW (France), PSBW (London)
Finance-/tech. - support by NYSE
Benchmark n.s.
Company profiles n.s.