November 25 2014

McCrone and Bullard: Fossil Fuel Divestment – Slippery transition or financial shock?

By Angus McCrone, Chief Editor and Nathaniel Bullard, Director of Content Bloomberg New Energy Finance   Market economies have two, apparently contradictory, characteristics. One is the ability to prosper despite periods of hectic transition. The other is to slip on banana skins on a regular basis. Frequently, those banana skins can be spotted in advance […]

October 28 2014

Liebreich: Nuclear – the thin end of a failing wedge

By Michael Liebreich, Chairman of the Advisory Board Bloomberg New Energy Finance Just over a decade ago, Stephen Pacala and Robert Socolow of Princeton University published “Stabilization Wedges: Solving the Climate Problem for the Next 50 Years with Current Technologies”. They postulated that if sufficient investment was made in a number of technology “wedges”, a […]

September 29 2014

McCrone: Green bonds – Where’s the beef?

Angus McCrone, Chief Editor Bloomberg New Energy Finance In the race for the Democratic Party nomination in the 1984 US Presidential election, Senator Gary Hart was the up-and-coming man: good-looking, bouffant-haired, cowboy boot wearing, and full of “new ideas”. His candidature was eventually punctured when his rival, Walter Mondale, borrowed a line from a Wendy’s […]

August 26 2014

Liebreich: Climate change talks – the rocky road to Paris

By Michael Liebreich Chairman of the Advisory Board Bloomberg New Energy Finance To download the full VIP Comment in PDF format, click here. Albert Einstein once said that doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different outcome was the definition of insanity. How then are we to view the continuing attempts […]

July 31 2014

McCrone: Six eye-catchers in our 2030 picture of world energy

By Angus McCrone Chief Editor Bloomberg New Energy Finance To download the full VIP Comment in PDF format, click here. Spotting important details on a large canvas can be difficult, whether it is Suleiman The Magnificent sitting anachronistically at a table in Paolo Veronese’s The Wedding at Cana or, in a different art form, Elon […]

July 4 2014

Bhavnagri: What the world can learn from Australia’s low-carbon agonies

By Kobad Bhavnagri Head of Australia Bloomberg New Energy Finance To download the full VIP Comment in PDF format, click here. Australia is home to a whole host of weird and wonderful animals. Enormous, flightless birds. Mammals that lay eggs. Trees that only germinate saplings after fires and stocky birds that love to swim. Its […]

May 29 2014

McCrone: Competitiveness is not just about reducing technology costs

By Angus McCrone Chief Editor Bloomberg New Energy Finance To download the full VIP Comment in PDF format, click here. Funny how the same product can taste a lot better, or worse, depending on the location: an Italian ice cream provides delicious relief on a mercilessly hot and humid afternoon in New York, but is […]

April 30 2014

McCrone: Summit 2014 saw clean energy on the attack

By Angus McCrone Chief Editor Bloomberg New Energy Finance To download the full VIP Comment in PDF format, click here. The 2014 World Cup, which kicks off in Sao Paulo in six weeks’ time, will serve up the usual struggle between teams that like to attack and teams that prefer to defend. Sometimes, it is […]

March 5 2014

Liebreich: Historic shift to cheap clean energy is being held back by over-regulation

Clean energy technologies are reaching a tipping point where they are competitive with incumbent fossil fuel solutions. However, statist regulatory approaches which mandate their use and stifle competition are keeping their prices unnecessarily high and holding back adoption.

February 25 2014

Bullard: Summit 2014 to debate “Phase Change” in world energy

By Nathaniel Bullard Director of Content Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit Twitter: @SolarConstant Click here to download the full VIP Comment in PDF. Our electricity system is a century old in concept and regulation, and in some cases physically as well. Its existence is predicated on solidity. Infrastructure is massive and fixed. Business models are […]

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