clean energy investment News

  • EU Invests 444 Million in Key Energy Infrastructure

    Today (2/17) EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest 444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects. The 18 selected electricity, smart grids and gas projects are seen as contributing to achieving the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Advanced Energy Economy: Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work for Clean Energy

    This week, national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics showing their industries support more than 3 million American jobs - equal to the employment of retail stores across the country, and twice as many jobs as involved in construction of buildings. This is based on 2016 data recently released by the U.S. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clean Energy Attracts Record Global Investment In 2015

    Clean energy investment surged in China, Africa, the US, Latin America and India in 2015, driving the world total to its highest ever figure, of $328.9 bn, up 4% from 2014’s revised $315.9 bn and beating the previous record, set in 2011 by 3%. The latest figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance show ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • $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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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

  • Canada invests in clean air solutions

    Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent has announced an additional $10 million contribution to the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants and a $2.5 million contribution to the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). The announcement was made prior to the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate where representatives of 17 major economies are scheduled ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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  ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Ag Energy Coalition Commends USDA for Releasing Clean Energy Investment Map

    A new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website presents a comprehensive map ...

  • New York adds $160 million for clean energy investments

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced an additional $160 million investment to grow large scale clean energy projects as part of the State’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) strategy. Funding is being made available to support public-private sector partnerships in clean energy projects. Funding will be administered competitively, and proposals will improve energy affordability ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Q1 2012 clean energy investment squeezed by policy uncertainty

    Clean energy investment fell sharply in the first quarter of 2012, according to authoritative figures published today by research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. New financial investment was down 28% from Q4 2011 to just $27bn; it was 22% lower than the equivalent figure in the first quarter of last year. New financial investment includes venture capital, private equity, public markets ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Investors Exercise Warrants Adding $150 Million Investment in Clean Energy

    Focused on supporting natural gas fueling in North America, investors, including Boone Pickens, have invested a total of $150 million in Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE), North America’s leading provider of natural gas fuel for transportation. The investments resulted from the exercise of Mr. Pickens’ warrants to purchase 15 million shares of the ...


    By Clean Energy

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