October 5 2020

Record Month Shoots Green Bonds Past Trillion-Dollar Mark

Amid global turmoil, green bond issuance is serving as a beacon for sustainability, surpassing $1 trillion issued since the market’s inception in 2007   London and New York, October 5, 2020 – Green bonds have passed their biggest milestone yet, with more than $1 trillion issued since these securities first emerged in 2007, according to […]

September 24 2020

South Korea, Singapore, Germany Lead BNEF Ranking of Top Digitalization Markets

Asia and Europe continue to lead global industrial digitalization, with most strategies focusing on AI and advanced manufacturing   New York, September 24, 2020 – South Korea, Singapore and Germany top BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) 2020 national industrial digitalization ranking. Leading countries hail predominantly from Asia and Europe with each region taking four of the top 10 […]

September 16 2020

China Dominates the Lithium-ion Battery Supply Chain, but Europe is on the Rise

  BNEF’s inaugural ‘Global Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chain Ranking’ finds that by 2025, China continues to dominate the supply chain while the U.S. and Sweden rise to third and fourth respectively   Hong Kong, London and New York, September 16, 2020 – China dominates BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) lithium-ion battery supply chain ranking in 2020, having quickly […]

September 1 2020

Solar and Wind Reach 67% of New Power Capacity Added Globally in 2019, while Fossil Fuels Slide to 25%

  Photovoltaics by far the world’s leading power-generating technology installed in 2019; 45% of capacity added was solar with one third of all countries making it their top choice   New York and São Paulo, September 1, 2020 – Photovoltaics (PV) dominated as the main new power-generating technology source added to grids in dozens of countries […]

August 6 2020

Global Gas Industry Set to Resume Growth Post-Pandemic, Adopt Low-Carbon Technologies for Long-Term Growth

Covid-19 will reduce gas use in 2020, but recovery will be underpinned by favourable economics, widening access and a longer-term drive towards emissions reductions, including a role for hydrogen and other green gas technologies. The full report is available here.   London, Barcelona, and Milan, August 6, 2020 – After growing by more than 2% […]

July 14 2020

Ten Innovative Companies Named as 2020 BNEF Pioneers

  Game-changing companies recognized for their leadership in transformative technologies   New York, July 14, 2020 – Ten early-stage companies have been named as the 2020 BNEF Pioneers. The winners are pursuing some of the most exciting opportunities in areas as diverse as advanced materials, distributed energy, industrial digitalization, intelligent mobility, metals, satellites, and energy […]

July 13 2020

Colossal Six Months for Offshore Wind Support Renewable Energy Investment in First Half of 2020

  Global investment in new renewables capacity rose 5% in 1H 2020, defying Covid-19 recession   London and New York, July 13, 2020 – Renewable energy capacity investment showed great resilience in the first half of 2020, in the face of the unprecedented economic shock caused by the coronavirus, according to the latest figures from […]

July 6 2020

New Report Reveals Economic Path to a Rapid Coal Phase-out in Europe

“Investing in the Recovery and Transition of Europe’s Coal Regions” report from BloombergNEF and Bloomberg Philanthropies shows potential for Bulgaria, Czechia, Poland and Romania to move off coal power, grow economies, and play a leading role in Europe’s green recovery Read the full report here. Brussels and New York, July 6, 2020 – Today, Bloomberg […]

July 1 2020

Solar Mini-grids Set to Play Critical Role in Achieving Universal Electricity Access with Right Policy Support

  BNEF and SEforALL research for the Mini-Grids Partnership identified 5,544 installed mini-grids in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and small island nations, with some in Latin America. The estimated cost of electricity is $0.49-0.68/kWh for isolated solar hybrid mini-grids for productive-use customers and households. 111 million households could be served by mini-grids in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and […]

June 26 2020

New Report Presents India’s Clean Energy Progress as a Model for Cleaner Economic Growth and Recovery Following Covid-19

  “India’s Clean Power Revolution” report by BloombergNEF and Bloomberg Philanthropies shows how India has become a thriving clean energy market, and how it can achieve its renewable power target of 450GW by 2030, the most ambitious in the world Read the full report here.   New York and New Delhi, June 26, 2020 — […]


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