owever, 2012 was the second highest year ever for renewable energy investments, which total $1.3 trillion since 2006. And there was a continuing upward trend in developing countries in 2012, with investments in the South topping $112 billion vs $132 billon in developed countries—a dramatic…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/renewable-energy-world-invests-244-billion-in-2012-second-highest-year-ever-for-renewable-energy-investments/ a, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, energy efficiency renewable energy, global investments, renewable energy
With roughly 18 months until launch, South Korea appears ready to create the world’s most ambitious cap and trade market, with the highest global price on carbon.
South Korea historical and forecast emissions image via BNEF
These findings jump from a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/south-korea-may-launch-worlds-most-ambitious-cap-and-trade-market-highest-global-price-on-carbon/ Bloomberg New Energy Finance, BNEF, carbon price and market efficiency, climate change, Launch World’s Most Ambitious Cap, on carbon, South Korea May, Trade Market highest global price
Without a turn toward long-term policy stability and predictability, the U.S. wind energy market is likely to settle out at somewhere between 4 to 8 gigawatts (GW) from 2017 on, according to presentations at today’s Market Update session at the WINDPOWER 2013 Conference & Exhibition in…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/market-update-session-at-the-windpower-2013-conference-exhibition-in-chicago-analysts-see-future-market-of-4-8-gwyear-in-u-s/ Bloomberg New Energy Finance, future market, Market Update session, production tax credit (PTC), renewable energy credits (RECs), Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), WINDPOWER 2013 Conference & Exhibition in Chicago
Last week was the BNEF Summit (Bloomberg New Energy Finance), the annual gathering of the clean energy faithful commandeered by Michael Liebreich.
BNEF puts on a good show. Their analysts have a deep understanding of their particular focus area and they know how to present data, and…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/future-of-clean-energy-3-take-aways-from-bnef-summit-2013-clean-energy-faithful-commandeered-by-michael-liebreich-bnef-puts-on-a-good-show/ Bloomberg New Energy Finance, BNEF Summit, clean energy economy, Cleantech, Electricity Grid, Energy Policy, Environment, Finance, Future of Clean Energy, Green Business, Politics & Legislation, Renewables
NEW YORK CITY – The U.S. power grid is vulnerable to terrorist attacks, and the growing use of rooftop solar panels will provide protection against lengthy blackouts, the chairman of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said.
“It wouldn’t take that much to take the bulk of…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/rooftop-solar-seen-protecting-u-s-power-grid-from-attack-bloomberg-new-energy-finance-summit-in-new-york/ Bloomberg New Energy Finance, New York, power system down, rooftop solar, U.S. Power Grid From Attack
Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd, the United Kingdom’s leading solar energy generator, announced it has completed and commissioned 34 photovoltaic projects totaling 133 MW of installed capacity in the first quarter of 2013
The projects correspond to an investment of over £180 million…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/uk-lightsource-adds-133-mw-of-pv-in-q1-2013-united-kingdoms-leading-solar-energy-generator/ Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd, photovoltaic projects, solar energy generator
New Hampshire, USA – Clean energy investments worldwide slid 22 percent in 1Q13 to $40.6 billion, their lowest level in four years, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The biggest declines were in the U.S. (54 percent), Europe (25 percent), and China (15 percent), while…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/vc-funding-in-renewable-energy-tracking-the-new-normal-clean-energy-investments-worldwide-slid-22-percent-in-1q13-to-40-6-billion/ Bioenergy, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, BNEF, Geothermal Energy, Green Power, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, private equity (PE), solar energy, wind power