Despite a significant drop in global renewable energy investment last year, a corresponding rise in renewables deployment spelled encouraging news for the sector, according to a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report entitled ‘More Bang for the Buck’.
Driven by steep cost declines in PV equipment, solar is now almost on a par with wind energy and will soon become the cheapest form of energy in developing nations, according to the Climatescope 2016 report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
Trina Solar investors are widely expected to vote in favour of privatisation on Friday. The move would see the company unshackled from the reporting requirements of NYSE and potentially better placed to raise equity funds. But could the loss of transparency do more harm than good?
Solar is dominating India’s renewable energy revolution, but there is a need to push various financing mechanisms for each solar segment to reach the country's vastly ambitious targets, according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
According to the latest analysis by Deutsche Bank and in contrast to market research firms, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) and GTM Research the US solar market is expected to grow in 2017, heralding in the last ‘gold rush’ period through 2020.
Behind-the-meter storage is forecast to become a larger segment than grid-scale storage by 2021, and could pose a potential threat to utilities, according to Bloomberg Energy Finance (BNEF) senior analyst Logan Goldie-Scot.