August 3 2021

Public Market Financing Lifts Renewable Energy Investment to New First-Half Year Record in 2021

  An abridged version of the Renewable Energy Investment Tracker is available here London and New York, August 3, 2021 – New investment in renewable energy projects and companies totalled $174 billion in the first half of 2021, supported by record public market financing and record levels of venture capital and private equity commitments, according […]

July 21 2021

Getting on Track for Net-Zero by 2050 Will Require Rapid Scaling of Investment in the Energy Transition Over the Next Ten Years

    BloombergNEF’s New Energy Outlook charts three distinct pathways for the world to reach climate neutrality by mid-century London and New York, July 21, 2021 – Achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 will require as much as $173 trillion in investments in the energy transition, according to BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) New Energy Outlook 2021 (NEO), […]

July 20 2021

New Report Finds G-20 Member Countries Support Fossil Fuels at Levels Untenable to Achieve Paris Agreement Goals

BloombergNEF and Bloomberg Philanthropies report reveals G-20 member countries have given more than $3.3 trillion in subsidies for coal, oil, gas, and fossil-fuel power from 2015-2019 U.N.-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance, representing over $6.6 trillion assets under management, and U.N. Special Envoy Michael R. Bloomberg urge G-20 leaders to take bold action ahead of COP26 […]

June 10 2021

Sustainable Debt Issuance Hits $3 Trillion Threshold

  Sustainable debt, for green and social issues alike, continues to grow in breadth and popularity at record pace   London and New York, June 10, 2021 – Sustainable debt has surpassed $3 trillion borrowed for environmental, social and governance purposes, according to the latest data compiled by research company BloombergNEF (BNEF). This milestone highlights […]

June 9 2021

Electric Vehicle Sales Set to Rise Faster Than Ever, but More Policy Action Needed to Get on Track for Net Zero

    BloombergNEF’s latest projection shows electric vehicles as $46 trillion market opportunity between now and 2050   London and New York, June 9, 2021 – The outlook for electric vehicles is brighter than ever, but governments aiming for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 must do more to spur their adoption. Achieving that goal will […]

April 8 2021

Twelve Climate Innovators Chosen as 2021 BNEF Pioneers

  Game-changing companies recognized for their leadership in transformative technologies   New York, April 08, 2021 – BloombergNEF (BNEF) today announced the twelve winners of the 2021 BNEF Pioneers – early-stage companies that are pursuing exciting and important low-carbon opportunities. The winners were selected as their innovations fill important gaps in optimizing long-haul freight, making […]

March 24 2021

Integrated European Majors Lead on Preparedness for a Low-Carbon World Among 39 Global O&G Companies

Yet Bloomberg Climate Transition Scores supported by BloombergNEF and Bloomberg Intelligence research show oil and gas industry remains far from transition-ready   New York and London, March 24, 2021 – European oil companies, including Total, Galp, Equinor, BP and Royal Dutch Shell lead a group of the 39 most publicly-traded oil and gas companies in […]

March 10 2021

Global Wind Industry Had a Record, Near 100GW, Year as GE, Goldwind Took Lead From Vestas

  Global commissioning of wind turbines was up 59% to 96.7GW in 2020 as installations surged in China and the U.S. New offshore wind capacity was down 13%   London and New York, March 10, 2021 – In a record-setting year, the wind market commissioned nearly 100 gigawatts of new build in 2020. Undeterred by […]

February 18 2021

2021 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook Shows Resilient, Clean Energy Growth in 2020, Despite Overall Economic Decline

  New Analysis Provides Comprehensive Review of Clean Energy Growth in a Pandemic Year   Washington, D.C. – Faced with COVID-19 pandemic and sharp economic contraction, the U.S. clean energy sectors showed strong resilience in 2020, continuing a decade-long growth trend, BloombergNEF (BNEF) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) find in their annual […]

February 1 2021

G20 Countries’ Climate Policies Fail to Make the Grade on Paris Promises

  New G20 Zero-Carbon Policy Scoreboard assesses, ranks nations – and finds that despite impressive headline goals, follow-through efforts are badly lacking ahead of COP26   London, February 1, 2021 – With just nine months to go until the critical next round of international climate talks, the world’s largest economies are far from having the […]

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