renewable energy investment News

  • Renewables ripe for investment

    An impressive line-up of speakers outlined a compelling case for investing in the blossoming renewables sector at an international conference in London this week. The Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF) held its annual jamboree in the English capital this week providing a platform for everyone from government Ministers to industrial moguls to extol the virtues of clean energy and, equally ...

  • China’s investment in renewables soars

    China invested more than US$89 billion in renewable energy projects in the country in 2014 – a growth of 31% on the previous year, according to a detailed report on the country’s energy sector. The soaring increase is revealed in a report by the US government’s Energy Information Administration (EIA). But it ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Biomass is top of investment in renewables

    Biomass facilities have become a more attractive investment than wind and solar technologies, according to experts in the renewable energy sector. A survey by KMPG found that 37% of respondents intended to invest in biomass, while 36% wanted to invest in solar and 35% wind. KPMG energy partner in the UK Andy Cox said: “Biomass plants have the potential to yield much higher returns than ...

  • Favorable policies trigger continued renewable energy investment

    US government support for its renewable energy sector will continue to attact investment and will cement America's status as one of the largest producers of solar and wind power worldwide, according to a new study by business intelligence specialist GlobalData. The report notes that in recent years the US government has invested considerably in its renewable energy agenda, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Major Milestones Reached for Renewable Energy Investments

    Coal and gas-fired electricity generation last year drew less than half the record investment made in solar, wind and other renewables capacity — one of several important firsts for green energy announced today in a UN-backed report. Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016, the 10th edition of UNEP’s annual report, launched today by the Frankfurt ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Call for Presenters: Renewable Energy Finance & Investment Summit

    CALL FOR PRESENTERS 2nd Annual Renewable Energy Finance & Investment Summit Date: April 23 – 25, 2007 Venue: Pointe South Mountain Resort, Phoenix, AZ Audience: Renewable energy developers, project financiers, private equity investors, technology entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists, NGOs, municipalities, and policy-makers Featuring Two Tracks: Biofuels Finance & Investment ...

  • Global investment in renewable energy reaches new heights

    Against an increasingly rough and tumble competitive landscape, total investment in renewables excluding large hydro last year increased 17% to a record $257 billion, a six-fold increase on the 2004 figure and 94% higher than the total in 2007, the year before the world financial crisis, says the UNEP report, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Renewable Energy Investments Continue to Grow

    Emerging from the global economic recession, investments in renewable energy technologies continued their steady rise in 2011, with total new investments in renewable power and fuels (excluding large hydropower and solar hot water) reaching $257 billion, up from $220 billion in 2010. In a year marked by falling costs for renewable energy technologies, net investment in renewable power capacity ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Investment in Renewable Energy Projects Declining in 2012

    Recent data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has showed that investment in clean energy projects may fall for the first time in eight years as the industry continues to struggle with excess capacity. The PowerShares Wilderhill Clean Energy Portfolio (PBW) -- which is designed to deliver capital appreciation through the selection of companies that focus on greener and generally renewable ...


    By Marketwire

  • Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2014

    Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2014 is the seventh edition of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report. Based on data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, it has become the world’s foremost reference document on renewable energy investment, and for the examination of trends by region, country, sector and investment type. The report, commissioned by the Frankfurt ...

  • RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES: UKRAINE 2010-2020

    the complex research of the market of conventional and renewable energy of Ukraine. The study was conducted in February - June 2010.  Number of pages: 180 pages 41 tables and 53 graphs and charts Language: Russian and English Author: Sergey Bovtenko EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ...


    By Ukraine Partnership Bureau

  • Unprecedented venture capital investment in renewable energy

    The first quarter of 2010 registered 1.7 billion Euro investment and 189 operations 2010 began with a two-digit growth in renewable energy. In the first quarter of the year, venture capital funds operating worldwide performed 189 operations, registering an unprecedented investment, amounting to 1,7 billion Euro. The latter is equivalent to a 29% growth rate compared to the last quarter of the ...


    By Enel SpA

  • £500,000 investment energises renewable energy community groups

    Thirty local renewable energy projects stretching from Cornwall to Cumbria are celebrating being the first recipients of the government’s Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) this year, with over £500,000 assigned to help develop bespoke projects across England. The first 30 projects receiving funding represent a spectrum of technologies, including community scale anaerobic digestion, ...

  • Ensuring value for money and maintaining investment in renewable energy

    Proposals to maintain the growing momentum behind renewable electricity investment in the UK, while continuing to deliver value for money for consumers, have been unveiled today. Since 2010 the UK’s renewable electricity capacity has doubled; in the same period, over £34 billion of private sector investment has been announced, with the potential to support almost 37,000 jobs. ...

  • Investing in Renewable Energy is Good for the United States and the World

    In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama highlighted the importance of increased investment in renewable energy and greater energy efficiency. Prioritizing sustainable energy will position the United States and its partners for a stronger economic future, and will help advance global sustainable energy goals. “United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon outlined the global ...


    By PRWeb

  • Reducing renewable energy investment risks in developing countries

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released a guide to help in promoting investments in renewable energy in developing countries. The goal of the guide - "Derisking Renewable Energy Investment" - is to support transparent policy-making using different public instruments to lower the risk factors for investments in renewable energy. Around the world, developing countries are ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global investments in renewable energy top non-renewables for 2nd year

    For the second year in a row, both the US and Europe added more power capacity from renewable sources such as wind and solar than from conventional sources like coal, gas and nuclear, according to twin reports launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21). Renewables accounted for 60 per cent of newly installed ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EC announces €9bn investment for renewable energy and energy efficiency in member states

    Danuta Hübner, Commissioner for Regional Policy, has explained how Cohesion policy for 2007-2013 will contribute to developing renewable energy and improving energy efficiency in the EU's regions. Nearly €9 billion will be invested in these sectors. The Commission will also act as facilitator by supporting Member States in making timely energy investments, and by promoting the sharing of know-how ...

  • NIB finances Norwegian Østfold Energi's investments in renewable energy

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Norwegian energy company Østfold Energi have signed a loan totalling NOK 179 million (EUR 23 million) for financing investments in wind and hydropower production, and district heating plants.  The 12-year maturity loan will help finance two district ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Brazil & IDB to promote investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate change

    The Manager of the Inter-American Development Bank Infrastructure Department, Roberto Vellutini, and the President of the Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais S.A. (BDMG), Paulo de Tarso Almeida Paiva, today signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to promote investments in renewable energy, biofuels, carbon financing, energy efficiency and climate change in Latin America and the ...

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