Tag Archive for 'Michael Liebreich'

Government policy uncertainty not helpful to clean energy investment

October 10th, 2012 by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Global investment in clean energy totalled $56.6 billion in the third quarter of 2012. This was down 5% on the second quarter and 20% lower than in Q3 2011, explained partly by weaker figures from the US and India, and a lull in wind farm financings. The figures published by research company Bloomberg New Energy […]

Global studies show consumer and corporate investment preference for renewable over fossil fuel energy

September 16th, 2012 by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Two global studies commissioned by Vestas reveal 85% of consumers want more renewable energy and 49% show a willingness to pay more for products made with renewable energy, while corporations are continuing to show preference for investing in renewable energy. This data is drawn from two global surveys: the Global Consumer Wind Study 2012 (GCWS), […]

Bloomberg New Energy Finance 2011 review of renewable energy investments

January 22nd, 2012 by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Bloomberg New Energy Finance reports that global investment in clean energy reached a new record of $260 billion in 2011, up five percent on 2010 and almost five times the total of $53.6 billion in 2004. Investment in solar far outstripped that in wind, and perhaps of most note, US clean energy investment moved back […]

Largest investors vow to seize initiative in wake of Durban climate talks at UN meeting on 12 January

December 23rd, 2011 by Ceres

Despite the weak economy and inconclusive climate talks in Durban, South Africa, global investors are bringing unprecedented attention to climate change and its wide-ranging risks and opportunities for investment portfolios. On 12 January 2012 nearly 500 of the world’s investors and most powerful financial players will gather at the United Nations to showcase their actions […]

Over one trillion US dollars already invested in renewable energy

December 9th, 2011 by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Bloomberg New Energy Finance finds that the trillionth dollar has been invested in clean energy since its records began Bloomberg New Energy Finance has recorded the $1,000,000,000,000 of investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency and smart energy technologies since its records started in 2004. The milestone was passed as negotiators and world leaders gathered in […]

UK plummeted to 13th in Clean Energy investment race

April 2nd, 2011 by The Pew Charitable Trusts

Clean energy investment in the United Kingdom dropped by 70 percent in 2010, and the nation’s position among G-20 leaders fell from fifth in 2009 to 13th, according to new research released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The UK’s dramatic drop in private investment was in stark contrast to global trends.