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Articles by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

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Does 17% dip in clean energy investment set the trend for 2017?

Does 17% dip in clean energy investment set the trend for 2017?

First-quarter decline in investment reflects partly falling cost of capital for renewables, allowing investors to install same capacity for less cash.

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Europe’s largest battery, Daimler’s robo-taxi, Saudi solar auctions

Europe’s largest battery, Daimler’s robo-taxi, Saudi solar auctions

This week has been a big one for batteries and electric vehicles (EVs), both of which have been making headlines. And for wind and solar auctions.

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A wind power lull in Germany, a battery storage power-up in Australia

A wind power lull in Germany, a battery storage power-up in Australia

A forecast lull in Germany’s onshore wind installations prompts Senvion to cut its workforce by almost 20%; meanwhile, in Australia…

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India plans to slash renewable energy certificate prices

India plans to slash renewable energy certificate prices

Indian regulators want to lower the floor price of RECs – a move that could increase renewables demand and benefit sellers who have huge inventories of unsold credits.

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Spain to spend on renewables, India expands solar plan

Spain to spend on renewables, India expands solar plan

Spain reboots its renewable energy program, while India has said the country will double the installed capacity in solar parks to 40 gigawatts.

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Vestas reclaims top spot in annual ranking of wind turbine makers

Vestas reclaims top spot in annual ranking of wind turbine makers

Vestas leads a group of three major manufacturers, but a “big four” will emerge this year.

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Saudi Arabia makes first steps in 10GW renewable energy rollout

Saudi Arabia makes first steps in 10GW renewable energy rollout

Saudi Arabia makes first steps in 10GW renewable energy rollout , as India solar auction produces record low bids.

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Contrasting fortunes in Japanese and Indian solar

Contrasting fortunes in Japanese and Indian solar

Falling solar costs deflate Japanese solar panel manufacturers, boost prospects for India market. China moves forward on carbon market.

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Three renewable energy auctions to look out for

Three renewable energy auctions to look out for

Saudi Arabia, Qatar and France to hold key auctions for wind and solar that could see lowest prices yet.

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Trump vows to revive coal industry as China dumps 100GW of coal plants

Trump vows to revive coal industry as China dumps 100GW of coal plants

In stark contrast to the US, China this month suspended more than 100 coal-fired plants totaling more than 100GW of capacity that were either approved or under construction.

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Clean energy spending drops, green bonds make splash, New York funds projects

Clean energy spending drops, green bonds make splash, New York funds projects

Worldwide spending on clean energy fell 18 percent from 2015’s record high. However, even as spending ebbs, the amount of wind and solar connected to power grids around the world is still climbing.