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Articles by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

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Global emissions fall for first time on shift away from coal in China, US

Global emissions fall for first time on shift away from coal in China, US

The growth in global production of greenhouse gases has decelerated over the past few years, with 2015 seeing the first actual reduction, of 0.1% compared to 2014 levels.

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Argentina’s renewables boom, green bonds, China’s coal glut

Argentina’s renewables boom, green bonds, China’s coal glut

Argentina has become one of the latest markets to draw investors in renewables.

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Macquarie set to buy UK's Green Investment Bank, but green mission to be protected

Macquarie set to buy UK’s Green Investment Bank, but green mission to be protected

Environmental credentials of UK Green Investment Bank will be kept intact via special voting powers following likely sale to Macquarie Group.

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The myth of renewables threatening grid stability

The myth of renewables threatening grid stability

Germany’s power grid outage averaged 12.7 minutes last year, 41% less than in 2006, even though renewables have grown to account for as much as a third of power generation in the country.

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Car companies firm up electric dreams as Tesla sales top expectations

Car companies firm up electric dreams as Tesla sales top expectations

The electric mobility sector is buzzing with Tesla announcing better-than-expected sales numbers and rival suppliers showing off new models.

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Airlines back possible $24bn pollution plan, EU could soon ratify climate deal

Airlines back possible $24bn pollution plan, EU could soon ratify climate deal

The aviation industry is backing a proposal for a single worldwide standard to offset emissions from international flights.

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GM’s Bolt to take on Tesla, Norway and Germany link wind with hydro storage

GM’s Bolt to take on Tesla, Norway and Germany link wind with hydro storage

GM is set to take on Tesla with its Chevy Bolt electric car. Meanwhile, big developments in offshore wind and battery storage.

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Vattenfall’s bid cuts offshore wind cost 'faster than expected'

Vattenfall’s bid cuts offshore wind cost ‘faster than expected’

Vattenfall’s record breaking bid for two offshore wind farms, RWE splits in half and new milestones for solar.

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US grid sees little cost in meeting climate goals as Obama, Xi ratify pact

US grid sees little cost in meeting climate goals as Obama, Xi ratify pact

US and China decision to join the pact to combat climate change means Paris climate agreement could come into force as soon as next year.

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Storage, electric vehicles and the power market linkages

Storage, electric vehicles and the power market linkages

Batteries were the runaway winner last week as the UK published the results of its contest to provide power that can be dispatched quickly.

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Solar PV strikes new record low in Chile, first US offshore wind farm completed

Solar PV strikes new record low in Chile, first US offshore wind farm completed

The solar PV cost reduction spiral reached its lowest point yet at an auction in Chile last week, where a Spanish developer won contracts to sell power from a solar plant high in the Andes for $29.10/MWh.