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Battery storage, smart grid and energy efficiency investment tops $1bn

4 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Investment in the battery energy storage, smart grid and energy efficiency sectors has topped $1bn in the first nine months of this year, new analysis has found.In its quarterly global funding and M&A report for the three sectors, released this week, clean energy consultancy Mercom Capital found that the $1.23bn raised by battery storage, smart […]

Fund manager Q&A: Investing in energy sector funds

Derek Rollingson makes the case for investing in energy stocks. Companies are more efficient and stand to benefit from developing countries' growing energy needs.        

The impact of solar lighting in rural Kenya

While climate change has led many high-income countries to increase their efforts to improve energy efficiency and to invest in renewable energies, households in low-income countries still face another energy challenge: more than 1 billion people lack access to electricity. Could solar lights offer a solution?

This Canadian Site Lets Anyone Be A Cleantech Investor (You Can’t Do That In The U.S.)

CoPower lets people with just $5,000 help support green bonds that fund simple efficiency updates. Want to do that in the U.S.? You need to be a millionaire. On CoPower, an investment platform for renewable energy and energy efficiency...Show More Summary

China’s Coal Fleet Will Soon Be More Efficient Than America’s

China is undertaking a colossal energy transformation. But it’s not just happening in the renewable energy sector. It's happening in coal. Along with developing sprawling new wind and solar farms, China is investing heavily in the most efficient coal technologies. Show More Summary

Energy Star labels are seen as a cheap way to improve efficiency. Why does Trump want to kill them?

Commercial real estate giant CBRE is always on alert for shifts in federal government policy that might impact its vast property management and investment business. But the Los Angeles-based Fortune 500 company never anticipated an effort to eliminate a voluntary, cost-effective initiative that...

Renewables and Efficiency Are Eating Away at America’s Fossil Fuel Demand

America's energy transition is no longer theoretical. Wind and solar are increasingly the lowest-cost resources getting connected to the grid, changing the investment calculus for utilities and dominating new capacity builds. Electricity demand nationwide continues to fall, even as millions more square feet of buildings are constructed. Show More Summary

European Investment Bank & BPER Provide €50 Million For Italian Energy Efficiency Projects

The European Investment Bank and the BPER Banca Group have committed to provide €50 million for energy efficiency projects in Italy, the first such operation in the country based on European Commission gurantees and assistance. European...Show More Summary

Paris Accord Could Make the World Richer - and therefore hotter

Bloomberg Quint: "Investments in renewable power and energy efficiency will add about 0.8 percent to global gross domestic product by 2050, the International Renewable Energy Agency, or Irena, said Monday in a report produced for the German government... Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, March 20: $19 Trillion Benefit In Global Climate Fight; U.S. New Energy Now A $200Bil Biz; $10Bil EV Buy Planned By Band Of Cities

12 months agoUtilities / Energy : NewEnergyNews

$19 Trillion Benefit In Global Climate Fight Paris climate deal could make the world $19 trillion richer; Investing heavily in renewable power and energy efficiency, in accordance with the Paris climate deal, will increase the global...Show More Summary

Baleària repowers high-speed ship ‘Jaume II’

Baleària repowers the high-speed ship ‘Jaume II’ to improve its energy efficiency, reliability and service. The investment totaling more than 5.5 million euros is part of the shipping line’s fleet modernization process. The work will be done…

Measuring the benefits of energy efficiency investments

Electricity prices can vary dramatically within a single day. However, most analyses of energy efficiency programmes ignore this variation, focusing on total energy savings without regard to when those savings occur. This column uses...Show More Summary

2017 Is Looking Like a Good Year for Energy Efficiency as Investments Grow

As the new year begins, we expect 2017 will bring increased investments in energy efficiency and other efforts to save energy. The energy efficiency investment picture indicates that savings will continue to grow.

A Small Public Investment In Solar Could Produce Large Benefits For Vermont

$7 million of public investment to encourage homeowners, businesses, and municipalities to make energy efficiency improvements, install solar panels, or invest in other types of clean energy projects would leverage $148 million in private...Show More Summary

Efficiency First: A New Paradigm for a Sustainable Energy System

The UK’s energy policy is at crossroads. Ambitious carbon targets, an aging energy infrastructure, rising fuel poverty and a legacy of fossil fuel investment warrant bold political decisions to ensure the UK transitions to a sustainable low-carbon energy system.

Plug-and-play solar could be the next clean energy wave in the US

In addition to investing in energy efficient home appliances, perhaps we should also be thinking about energy-generating appliances.

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