April 10 2018

Electric Buses in Cities: Driving Towards Cleaner Air and Lower CO2

Key findings in the report, Electric Buses in Cities: Driving Towards Cleaner Air and Lower CO2, authored by BNEF on behalf of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, highlight e-buses’ competitiveness with conventional diesel and CNG fueled buses.  Air quality is a growing concern in many urban environments and has direct health implications for residents. […]

April 9 2018

New England Coal Leans Heavily on Capacity Market Crutch

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. Resource adequacy accounted for 48% of revenue in 2017 Coal supplied 2% of region’s power versus 12% in 2005-2010 New England coal revenues, costs and operating margins ($/MW-day) Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance Falling power prices in the U.S. have furthered coal plants’ reliance on […]

April 4 2018

New BMW and Daimler JV to Reshape Global Carsharing Market

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. Merger creates business with 4 million users and 20,000 cars Ride-hailing and EV-charging services also integrated Top fleet-based carsharing businesses by vehicles and users Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance Note: BMW-Daimler JV fleet size estimated using Car2Go and DriveNow data. Data not available for Myles […]

March 23 2018

LNG Shipments Won’t Solve U.S.-China Trade Imbalance

By Anastacia Dialynas, Gas Market Analyst, Bloomberg New Energy Finance Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is one of the solutions to reduce the China trade deficit with the U.S., according to U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. In an interview with Bloomberg TV yesterday, Ross suggested that China could divert its purchases of LNG to the U.S. in order […]

March 19 2018

Mexico Forecast to Add 24 TWh of Clean Energy by 2022

Mexico’s 2013 energy reform has changed the corporate power market dramatically. The introduction of a market in clean energy certificates (CEL) will lead to the generation of an additional 24 terawatt-hours of clean energy by 2022, Bloomberg New Energy Finance finds in its 1H 2018 Corporate Energy Market Outlook. The CELs are the primary mechanism by which […]

March 19 2018

FERC Ruling to Help Enable 13GW Battery Pipeline in U.S.

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. 13 gigawatts of energy storage in U.S. interconnection queue FERC Order 841 will enable significant storage uptake Energy storage capacity in U.S. wholesale markets’ interconnection queues Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance, all U.S. ISO/RTOs. Energy storage plays only a niche role in U.S. wholesale markets […]

March 13 2018

India’s Electric Vehicle Market Doubled in 2017

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. India sold an estimated 2,000 electric cars in 2017 Government is now going easy on its 100% EV ambitions Estimated number of EV passenger cars sold in India Source: BNEF India’s electric vehicle industry saw a year of heightened interest in 2017 as many automakers […]

March 5 2018

France Onshore Wind Auction Sees Price Drop

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. 500MW of capacity awarded in first round Average weighted bid was 65.40 euros/MWh Levelized onshore wind auction bids in EMEA Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Note: LCOE and bids are based on expected commercial operation date.  The results of the first French onshore wind auction […]

February 26 2018

Powering Last-Mile Connectivity

More than 4 billion people are not connected to the internet today, representing a huge opportunity for both development and business. Bridging the ‘digital divide’ for these un-networked billions requires affordable and reliable access to electricity. Power is a crucial element at all stages of providing internet access: from running backhaul services to the core […]

February 19 2018

Waymo Zooms Ahead in California Autonomous Vehicle Testing

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. Unit of Alphabet accounts for 85% of reported miles driven GM increased testing more than 10-fold from 2016 to 2017 Autonomous miles driven on public roads in California  Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance, California Department of Motor Vehicles. Note: Data through November 30, 2017.  Alphabet – via […]

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