June 12 2017

Utilities See Value in Storage Alongside PV, and Will Pay

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. Hawaii co-operative turns to storage to integrate renewables Solar plus storage PPAs are falling but system setups vary Solar plus storage levelized costs of electricity (LCOEs), with varying solar to storage power output ratios Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance Note: These all assume 30% […]

June 6 2017

Mother Nature’s Merit Order: Fuel Economics Trump Policy

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. Carbon emissions are a factor for every U.S. power generator Coal-to-gas switch mitigates more CO2 than gas-to-renewables U.S. power generators ranked by emissions factor (tCO2e/MWh) Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance Economics, not policy, has been the most potent force in decarbonizing U.S. […]

May 31 2017

How Much Oil Are EVs Displacing?

EV’s influence on global gasoline and diesel consumption is small but is increasing quickly. This short presentation aims to show BNEF’s assessment of the fossil fuel displacement caused directly by EVs sold globally from 2011 to 2016. Fuel displaced by EVs on the road (thousand barrels per day) Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance Global sales […]

May 26 2017

Climatescope Off-Grid Market Update

Climatescope tracks the conditions for clean energy investment on and off the grid, and provides a wealth of publicly-available information on 58 emerging markets in Africa, Asia and Latin America & the Caribbean. The site has attracted tens of thousands of visitors since the re-launch in December 2016, tracking the energy transition in emerging markets. We […]

May 22 2017

Storage Software Expertise Attracts Covetous Looks

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. Oil majors, industrials and utilities investing in storage Few standalone storage software providers remain Energy storage competitive landscape Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance Note: selected sample of players On May 15, Finland-based power generation and marine propulsion company Wartsila acquired Greensmith Energy […]

May 15 2017

Women in Clean Energy, Middle East and North Africa Survey 2017

The Clean Energy Business Council, the International Renewable Energy Agency and Bloomberg New Energy Finance have gathered baseline data on challenges faced by women in the clean energy sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Findings from the survey suggest key actions to attract more women and draw from a more diverse talent […]

May 15 2017

China Expects All Car Sales Growth to Be Electric, Now

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. Government targeting seven million EVs sold per year by 2025 Electrics to account for all new vehicle sales growth China’s vehicle sales according to the 2025 plan Source: China Automotive Information Net, Bloomberg New Energy Finance China’s latest plan for the country’s […]

May 2 2017

2Q 2017 Frontier Power Market Outlook

2017 is shaping up as an important year of groundwork-laying for micro-grids in remote or un-electrified regions of the world. Storage companies and technology giants continue to lead the charge on solar and storage micro-grids while island communities are test-beds for piloting new systems and ideas. This Market Outlook takes a closer look at the […]

April 11 2017

Clean energy investment – 1Q 2017 figures

Clean energy investment totaled $53.6 billion worldwide in the first quarter of this year, down 17% from 1Q 2016 but only 7% down from the final quarter of last year. The data show a mix of strong and weak features in 1Q 2017. New Investment in Clean Energy by Region, 1Q 2014 – 1Q 2017 ($BN) […]

March 13 2017

China electric vehicles pay triple for public charging

This analysis is by Sophie Lu, Head of China Research for Bloomberg New Energy Finance. It appeared first on the Bloomberg Terminal.  China electric vehicles owners could pay three times as much to use public charging stations as they would to charge up at home. Today, EV owners using public utility poles pay a bundled […]


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