October 11 2016

Electric, shared and autonomous vehicles will revolutionise transport in the world’s cities over the next 15 years

    View this press release in PDF. View the full report here. Some cities could see fuel consumption from light-duty vehicles fall by 75% and four in 10 cars being autonomous by 2030 Changes in urban transport, including the switch from gasoline to electric cars, the growth of ride sharing and the arrival of […]

October 10 2016

Summer lull in Europe, Asia slowdown make for weak clean energy investment in third quarter

View this press release in PDF. View the downloadable fact pack here. Highlights of Q3 included two $1bn early-stage financings for Chinese electric vehicle companies    London and New York, 10 October 2016 – Global clean energy investment had its weakest quarter since 2013 between July and September this year, under the impact of a […]

August 22 2016

Rise of the electric vehicle to reverberate through other sectors

View this press release in PDF. Oil, electricity, retailing, tax collection, construction, dealer networks, city infrastructure and freight transport will all feel the impact of the EV revolution   London and New York, 22 August 2016 – As falling battery costs drive rapid growth in the electric car market between now and 2040, the impact […]

July 14 2016

Clean energy investment in 2016 undershoots last year’s record

View this press release in PDF. Investment slowdowns in China and Japan, as well as further reduction in the cost of solar, mean 2016 investment will fall well short of 2015’s upwardly revised $348.5bn London and New York, 14 July 2016 – Clean energy investment in the second quarter totaled $61.5bn, some 12% above the […]

June 12 2016

Coal and gas to stay cheap, but renewables still win race on costs

This year’s edition of BNEF’s long-term forecast sees $11.4 trillion investment in global power generation capacity over 25 years, with electric vehicles boosting electricity demand by 8% in 2040. London and New York, 13 June 2016 – Low prices for coal and gas are likely to persist, but will fail to prevent a fundamental transformation […]

April 19 2016

China lull behind quiet quarter for global clean energy investment

Global clean energy investment dropped in Q1 2016, despite mega-financings in UK and Norwegian wind, due to a slowdown in China and a dearth of public market equity raises London and New York, 19 April 2016 – Global clean energy investment in the first quarter of 2016 was $53.1bn, down 22% on Q4 2015’s $68.1bn […]

April 4 2016

10 companies chosen as 2016 New Energy Pioneers at ninth annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City

Innovative companies from around the world recognized as game-changers in the field of clean energy technology and business transformationNew York, 4 April 2015 – Bloomberg New Energy Finance today announced its selection of the 2016 New Energy Pioneers – game-changing innovators that are revolutionizing the energy sector. The diverse group (listed in full below) represents […]

March 24 2016

Global trends in renewable energy investment 2016

Report from UNEP-Frankfurt School examines a record-breaking year for renewables investment and a record-shattering year for the gigawatt capacity installed. London, 24 March 2016 – An authoritative and detailed analysis of global investment in renewable energy is published today, revealing record global investment ($285.9bn in 2015, up 5%), record capacity installed (134GW, up from 106GW […]

February 25 2016

Electric vehicles to be 35% of global new car sales by 2040

Continuing reductions in battery prices will bring the total cost of ownership of EVs below that for conventional-fuel vehicles by 2025, even with low oil prices.   London and New York, 25 February 2016 – The electric vehicle revolution could turn out to be more dramatic than governments and oil companies have yet realized. New […]

February 22 2016

In a first, Chinese firm tops annual ranking of wind turbine makers

Goldwind surges to the top: ranked number one onshore turbine seller in 2015 by commissioned capacity London and New York, 22 February 2016 – A Chinese firm in 2015 for the first time topped an annual ranking of onshore wind turbine manufacturers. Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology led Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s annual rankings with […]


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