March 25 2019

2019 New Energy Pioneers Unveiled at BNEF Summit in New York City

Game-changing companies from around the world recognized for their leadership in transformative technologies.

February 20 2019

How Cheap Money Can Help Save the Planet

New report pinpoints how concessional finance can make wind, solar, and batteries cost-competitive faster in developing countries, accelerating the shift from fossil-fuelled power.

February 14 2019

Vestas Leads Break-Away Group of Big Four Turbine Makers

Global commissioning of onshore wind turbines declined 3% in 2018, partly due to a slowdown in India and Germany. Growth is expected to bounce back in 2019, with a 32% jump to 60GW

February 13 2019

U.S. Power Sector More Efficient Even As Overall Emissions Rose in 2018

Growth of natural gas and renewables, plus greater energy efficiency kept U.S. power emissions in check, but faster economic growth and volatile weather lifted energy demand and overall emissions. 

January 28 2019

Corporate Clean Energy Buying Surged to New Record in 2018

Corporations bought a record amount of clean energy through power purchase agreements, or PPAs, in 2018, shattering the previous record set in 2017.

January 24 2019

Price and Need for Reliable Electricity Power are Spurring Solar Sales to African Businesses

A combination of high electricity tariffs, falling PV prices and a lack of reliability in the grid is spurring sales of on-site solar to business customers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

January 16 2019

Clean Energy Investment Exceeded $300 Billion Once Again in 2018

Solar commitments declined 24% in dollar terms even though there was record new photovoltaic capacity added, breaking 100GW barrier for the first time

January 9 2019

Sustainable Debt Market Sees Record Activity in 2018

Issuance of sustainable debt products surged 26% to $247 billion last year, as the market innovated to meet demand from investors. 

November 27 2018

Developing Nations Assume Mantle of Global Clean Energy Leadership

Majority global wind/solar activity now in non-OECD countries; new coal build craters, innovative policies, and lower technology costs drive change.  Shanghai, November 27, 2018 – Surging electricity demand, sinking technology costs, and innovative policy-making have allowed developing nations to seize the mantle of global clean energy leadership from wealthier countries, a comprehensive new study from […]

November 21 2018

Batteries, Electric Vehicles, Demand Response and Interconnection with Nordic Hydro Will Make U.K. and German Power Systems Cheaper and Cleaner

New forms of flexibility key to an affordable, renewables-led power system.  London and Berlin, November 21, 2018 – Flexible energy options, such as energy storage, smart-charging electric vehicles, demand response and interconnectors, are needed to ensure that the energy transition proceeds on an optimal path. Our expensive power system would otherwise be reliant on fossil-fueled […]


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