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  • Shifting global investments to clean energy

    When President Barack Obama announced the country's first national climate strategy, many people wondered what it would mean across the nation. Yet, the strategy may carry even more significant implications overseas. The plan restricts U.S. government funding for most international coal projects. This policy could significantly affect energy producers and public and private investors around the ...


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  • $263 billion in global clean energy investment - report

    Global clean energy finance and investment grew to $263 billion in 2011, a 6.5 percent increase over the previous year with the Americas region registering a 21 percent increase in clean energy investment for a total $63.1 billion, according to new research released by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Investment in the region was led by the United States, which experienced a 42 percent ...


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  • Weakest quarter for clean energy investment since 2009

    Global investment in clean energy in the first three months of 2013 was lower than in any quarter for the past four years, according to the latest figures from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The first quarter investment figure for renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy-smart technologies was $40.6bn, down 22% on the equivalent period of 2012 and 38% on the final quarter ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • Stronger First Quarter for Global Investment in Clean Energy

    Investment in clean energy worldwide rallied nearly 10% in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same period a year earlier, reaching $47.7bn. The first-quarter figure owed much to a 42% jump in investment in small-scale solar, as households and businesses in countries such as Japan and the US took advantage of the big falls that have taken place in the cost of photovoltaic systems over ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • ADB to promote clean energy with US$100m investment

    Using up to $100 million in seed capital, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping establish five private sector funds with a total target investment of up to $1.2 billion in clean energy projects in Asia. “ADB believes the success of these funds will help demonstrate the credibility of private equity in the emerging clean energy sector in developing Asia, and mobilize capital to support other ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • National Grid To Invest In Clean Line Energy

    National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE:NGG) and Clean Line Energy Partners LLC (Clean Line) are pleased to announce that National Grid will make a $40 million equity investment in Clean Line, an emerging leader in the development of long distance, high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission projects to move renewable energy to market. National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies ...


    By National Grid PLC

  • Global investment in clean energy dips in First Quarter

    Global investment in clean energy in the first three months of 2013 was lower than in any quarter for the past four years, according to the latest figures from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The first quarter investment figure for renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy-smart technologies was $40.6bn, down 22% on the equivalent period of 2012 and 38% on the final quarter ...


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  • Clean energy investments to power B.C.’s future

    British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell officially kicked off Clean Energy Day at Robson Square during the 2010 Winter Games by announcing three new major clean energy and technology investments in the province. 'British Columbia has enormous clean energy potential and together with industry, we are putting it to work for our economy, generating new jobs and new wealth for B.C. communities, ...


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  • Clean energy investment falls for second year

    Global investment in clean energy was $254bn last year, down from a revised $288.9bn in 2012 and the record $317.9bn of 2011, according to the latest authoritative figures from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The reduced volume of investment in 2013 reflected two main influences – a continued sharp reduction in the cost of photovoltaic systems, and the impact on investor ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • Pennslyvania increases investment in clean fuels

    Much is happening in Pennsylvania on the clean energy front. Last week, legislators passed the Alternative Energy Investment Act (AEIA), which provides over US$500 million of funding for alternative and clean energy and energy conservation projects. In addition to this, new biofuels legislation includes a mandate for sales of biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol blends and sets aside up to US$5 ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • University of Minnesota Morris Clean Energy Investments Recognized by U.S. Department of Energy

    Today, the U.S. Department of Energy released its second video in the “Clean Energy in Our Community” video series featuring investments by the University of Minnesota, Morris (UMN-Morris) in clean energy that are benefitting local residents and workers. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Reforming energy investment incentives

    There have been many calls for reform of the subsidies and incentives provided to the energy sector. A report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released last month urged policymakers the world over to reform subsidies for products from coal to gasoline, arguing that this could translate into major gains both for economic growth and the environment. The report  ...


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  • UK Clean Energy Investments Rebound to $9.4 Billion in 2011

        - Pew Report: Global investment in sector grew to record $263 billion in 2011 After a sharp falloff in 2010, investments in the United Kingdom's clean energy sector rebounded last year to $9.4 billion, 35 percent higher than last year and the seventh highest among G-20 nations, according to new ...

  • Clean energy investments charge forward despite financial market turmoil

    Climate change worries, growing support from world governments, rising oil prices and ongoing energy security concerns combined to fuel another record-setting year of investment in the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries in 2007, according to an analysis issued Tuesday July 1 by the UN Environment Programme(UNEP). 'The clean energy industry is maturing and its backers remain ...

  • Report: China led the world in clean energy investments in 2009

    China invested $34.6 billion in the clean energy economy in 2009, making it the world leader in clean energy investments, according to a recent report by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The Pew report examined the clean energy investments and financing of the Group of 20 (G-20)—the 20 countries that represent all the major economies and the leading developing economies of the world—and found China on ...

  • Global investments in clean energy fell less than expected in 2009

    Several studies point to a decrease in clean energy investments during 2009, a trend linked to the economic downturn. The reports indicate that booming investments in Asia, particularly in China's wind power, meant that global investments in clean energy remained stronger than expected. China's growth outstripped the United States, but in both countries, the wind power industry continued to be a ...

  • Solar surge drives record clean energy investment in 2011

    Global investment in clean energy reached a new record of $260bn in 2011, up 5% on 2010 and almost five times the total of $53.6bn in 2004. Investment in solar far outstripped that in wind, and perhaps of most note, US clean energy investment moved back ahead of China for the first time since 2008, according to the latest authoritative data from analysis company ...


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  • Infocast`s 3rd Annual Waste to Clean Energy Finance & Investment Summit

    Infocast brings its highly acclaimed 3rdAnnual Waste to Clean Energy Finance & Investment Summit from July 12-14, 2011 to the gorgeous coastal city of Newport Beach, CA. Along with municipal representatives, utilities, developers and leading global investment firms, the year's Summit showcases game-changers in commercial scale development and new technologies that generate fuels, ...


    By Infocast

  • Cost of Renewables Fell in 2016, Lowering Global Investment in Clean Energy

    The world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, even as investment in clean energy fell, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) recently (4/6) reported. "Ever-cheaper clean tech provides a real opportunity for investors to get more for less," said UNEP executive Director Erik Solheim. "This is exactly the kind of situation, where the needs of profit and people meet, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Downturn in clean energy investment anticipated, after mediocre Q3

    A report by research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance, suggest that the full-year 2012 figure for investment in clean energy is likely to fall short of last year's record $280bn, partly due to weaker figures from the US and India, and a lull in wind farm financings. Global investment in clean energy totalled $56.6bn in the third quarter of 2012. This was down 5% on the second quarter and 20% ...


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