July 7 2017

Solar parks in U.A.E. boost global clean energy investment in 2Q

Second quarter of 2017 saw $64.8 billion invested in clean energy around the world, up 21% from 1Q this year, but down 12% compared to 2Q 2016 London and New York, 7 July 2017 – The financing of two huge photovoltaic projects in the United Arab Emirates helped to drive a recovery in global clean […]

July 6 2017

Electric Vehicles to Accelerate to 54% of New Car Sales by 2040

Tumbling battery prices mean that EVs will not just have lower lifetime costs, but will also be cheaper to buy than internal combustion engine cars in most countries by 2025-29. London and New York, 6 July 2017 – Electric vehicles will make up the majority of new car sales worldwide by 2040, and account for […]

June 15 2017

Global wind and solar costs to fall even faster, while coal fades even in China and India

This year’s forecast from BNEF sees solar energy costs dropping a further 66% by 2040, and onshore wind by 47%, with renewables undercutting the majority of existing fossil power stations by 2030. London and New York, 15 June 2017 – Renewable energy sources such as solar and wind are set to take almost three quarters […]

April 24 2017

10 companies chosen as 2017 New Energy Pioneers at tenth annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City

Innovative companies from around the world recognized as agents of change in the field of clean energy technology and business transformation   New York, 24 April 2017 – Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) is pleased to announce its selection of the 2017 New Energy Pioneers – game-changing innovators that are revolutionizing the energy sector. The […]

April 11 2017

Tesla and Mexican solar are hotspots in tepid Q1 for clean energy investment

Global clean energy investment in the first quarter of 2017 was down 17% compared to the same period of 2016, despite higher equity raising from public markets and VC/PE London and New York, 11 April 2017 – Clean energy investment worldwide totaled $53.6 billion worldwide in the first quarter of this year, down 17% from […]

April 6 2017

More bang for the buck: Record new renewable power capacity added at lower cost

Frankfurt and Nairobi, 6 April, 2017 – As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 percent lower than the previous year, according to new research published today by UN Environment, the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre, and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Global Trends in […]

February 22 2017

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   London and New York, 22 February 2017 – With a clear lead, Vestas reclaimed the top spot in the annual ranking of wind turbine manufacturers, according to figures compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Some 8.7GW of Vestas […]

January 12 2017

Record $30bn year for offshore wind but overall investment down

Chinese slowdown and falling costs of solar power were two of the reasons global clean energy investment fell 18% in dollar terms last year (Minor corrections made to some figures on 14 February 2017. Headline total and chart unchanged.) London and New York, 12 January 2017 – New investment in clean energy worldwide fell 18% […]

December 15 2016

Climatescope 2016: With new pledges and new projects, developing countries take clean energy lead globally

View this press release in PDF. Climatescope: key group of emerging nations builds 18% more renewable capacity than wealthier countries and four in five have now set national clean energy targets London and Washington, 15 December 2016 – Developing countries have made unprecedented pledges to consume more clean energy tomorrow even as they are leading […]

November 1 2016

H2 2016 LCOE: Giant fall in generating costs from offshore wind

View this press release in PDF. Competitive bidding for projects has driven global levelised costs of electricity from offshore wind down 22% to a benchmark estimate of $126 per megawatt-hour in H2 2016 London, New York and Shanghai, 1 November 2016 – Auction programmes in Netherlands and Denmark, in which developers bid for projects at […]

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