Green banks will likely play a significant role in transitioning to green energy usage. The ultimate goal is to lower and essentially eliminate carbon emissions from the atmosphere.
Low-income community members can also access affordable solar power when utilizing tax incentives. Part of Biden's two trillion-dollar funding through the Build Back Better plan supports tax credit extensions.
TIDAL energy leader Nova Innovation has been awarded a Â£2 million cash injection from the Scottish Government to advance tidal turbine manufacturing to a global level.
The current solar project finance model typically requires project developers to sell their assets to aggregators in order to have enough liquid capital to develop the next project and cover operational overhead.
Three of the most valuable metals in the world are so rare that they could become a factor in the difference between global technological dominance and military superiority on one hand, and the loss of superpower status on the other.
Cemex Ventures invests in Energy Vault to support rapid deployment of energy store technology using concrete blocks
Energy Vault's breakthrough technology was inspired by pumped hydro plants that rely on the power of gravity and the movement of water to store and discharge electricity.
FN Media Group Presents OilPrice.com News Commentary: The rock is pegmatiteâ€¦ And some pegmatite contain abundant lithium that have already been discovered in huge quantities in Ontario, Canada.
Jeremy Hodges & Anna Hirtenstein for Bloomberg Markets: The London-based private-equity firm is seeking to raise 100 million pounds from the initial public offering expected later this month on the London Stock Exchange. The fund will invest in large-scale batteries.
The solar sector is reeling from confusion, and stock prices are reeling right along with it.
Solar Energy Index Outperforms S&P in Q2 2017
To address the rapid changes in the energy market, Siemens is partnering with leading accelerator Plug and Play to identify and work with startups that have the potential to disrupt the energy industry.
Nichola Groom, Reuters: Tesla's SolarCity reported a drop of nearly 40 percent in solar installations for the first quarter on Wednesday, the latest sign of a reversal in fortunes for the once high-flying residential solar industry.
Joe Ryan & Brian Eckhouse for Bloomberg: For all the upbeat forecasts about the growth of solar power, this is a punishing year for the industry. And it won’t improve anytime soon. SunEdison Inc., the world’s biggest clean-energy company, is bankrupt. Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., once the top panel maker, warned it may be inching toward default. And SolarCity Corp., the largest U.S. rooftop installer, plunged as much as 27 percent Tuesday after scaling back its installation forecast for the third time in seven months. They’re not alone. A Bloomberg index of 20 major solar companies has slumped more than 30 percent this year. Soaring installations and growing global demand for clean energy is being trumped by investor concerns that the debt-fueled strategies employed by SunEdison, Yingli and SolarCity are endemic to the industry and dangerous for shareholders. “They call it the solarcoaster for a reason,” said Nancy Pfund, managing partner of DBL Partners and a SolarCity director. With so much happening, both positive and negative, “it’s been hard for investors to follow.” At a time when falling prices, renewed U.S. tax breaks and the Paris climate deal are fueling solar sales worldwide, solar shares are performing even worse than coal stocks. Cont'd...
Emerging markets surge ahead of European renewables powerhouses for energy investment attractiveness
- Investors increasingly focused on markets like Chile, Mexico, Morocco and Egypt - Scaled-back renewable energy ambitions dampen Europe's investment potential - Greater global capital flows blurs the investment line between developed and developing markets
Solar Energy Index Underperforms S&P in Q1 2016
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