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Tackling climate change presents huge economic opportunities

January 14th, 2013 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

During the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) from 13 to 17 January 2013, energy and finance leaders met to discuss ways to encourage greater private sector investment in renewable energy and low-carbon, climate friendly projects as a tactic to mitigate climate change and diversify the global energy mix. Leaders focused on the growing opportunities for […]

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), […]

Earth Policy Institute reports world wind turbine installed capacity reached 238 GW at end of 2011

March 16th, 2012 by Earth Policy Institute

J. Matthew Roney wrote this article for Earth Policy Institute, which is “dedicated to planning a sustainable future as well as providing a roadmap of how to get from here to there.” —- Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity-generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts. With more […]

UK electrical energy storage roll-out requires apt regulatory framework

January 31st, 2012 by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Energy storage has long been regarded as a transforming technology for the future, enabling the better integration of intermittent renewable electricity such as wind and solar power, without requiring more high-cost peaking capacity. A report published to clients by analysis company Bloomberg New Energy Finance has found that the breakthrough for storage could be closer […]

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 […]

Bloomberg NEF names Terra Firma top venture capital & private equity investor in clean energy for 2011

January 22nd, 2012 by Terra Firma

Terra Firma, the European private equity firm, has been confirmed by Bloomberg New Energy Finance as the leading Venture Capital and Private Equity investor in its 2011 clean energy league table awards. The award is based upon the aggregate value of the three acquisitions that Terra Firma completed in 2011 which have created the RTR […]

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 […]

Bloomberg New Energy Finance assess level of renewable energy investments over next 20 years

November 26th, 2011 by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

The annual value of renewable energy capacity installed will double in real terms to $395 billion in 2020, rising to $460 billion in 2030, compared with $195 billion in 2010 – according to analysis company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. As a result, in 20 years’ time 15.7% of total energy production will come from renewable […]