November 28 2017

Accelerating India’s Clean Energy Transition

India is accelerating development of renewable energy projects to provide cheap, reliable and clean energy to its 1.3 billion people. Rooftop solar continues to be the fastest growing sub-sector, and needs to grow faster still to reach the ambitious 40GW target, which presents a $23 billion investment opportunity. Below are the key findings from BNEF’s […]

November 23 2017

Modelling of Australia’s National Energy Guarantee

The Turnbull Government’s National Energy Guarantee could deliver reliable, low-emissions electricity supply for Australia’s National Electricity Market. But the outlook for renewable energy depends squarely on the ambition of the emission reduction target. The government’s -28% by 2030 target could decimate large-scale wind and solar construction, whilst Labor’s -45% (2-degree pathway) would continue the current […]

November 22 2017

Aggregation Paves the Way for Behind-The-Meter Storage

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. Behind-the-meter storage to make up 56% of total by 2030 $30 billion required in residential storage between 2016-30 Cumulative energy storage deployments by segment  Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Note: System-level refers to projects that provide system services independent of where they […]

November 22 2017

5 Distributed Energy Trends in Emerging Markets

This article highlights the most interesting findings from the research our team undertook in 2017 on the topic of distributed energy in frontier markets.  Advances in distributed technologies at the frontiers of the energy system can provide power where the traditional grid is non-existent, inadequate, expensive or too distant for connection. These technologies, and the innovative […]

November 20 2017

Global Storage Market to Double Six Times by 2030

This article first appeared on the BNEF mobile app and the Bloomberg Terminal. Forecast shows one-fourth of deployments in the U.S. $103 billion invested in energy storage over this period Global cumulative storage deployments  Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance The global energy storage market will double six times between 2016 and 2030, rising to a […]

November 17 2017

Mexico’s 2018 Elections: Reforms at Risk?

This analysis is by Bloomberg New Energy Finance analyst Luiza Demôro. It appeared first on the Bloomberg Terminal and on    In December 2013, a landmark amendment to Mexico’s constitution effectively ended state-owned control of the country’s power sector. Virtually overnight, Mexico became one of the hottest markets in the world for renewable energy development. However, an […]

November 10 2017

Why India’s Coal Power Build-out Will Falter

This analysis is by Bloomberg New Energy Finance analyst Atin Jain. It appeared first on the Bloomberg Terminal and on on May 19, 2017.  Coal power prices in India are on the rise, driven by the growing cost of domestic production and impending tougher environmental regulations. As renewable energy prices continue to fall, coal, which […]

November 9 2017

Energy for Growth

November 9 2017

Digitalization of Energy Systems

As electrical grids evolve to meet the needs of the 21st century, one thing is clear: digitalization will be everywhere. It’s already helping keep the transmission grid stable by balancing reserves from intermittent sources like wind and solar. As more connected sensors are put in place, digitalization will help cut costs by improving efficiency in […]

November 8 2017

How to Mitigate Renewables Risks in Emerging Markets

This analysis is by Bloomberg New Energy Finance analyst Victoria Cuming. It appeared first on the Bloomberg Terminal and on  Every renewable energy project entails risk, but one in an emerging market can mean more, and different types of, risk including: political change, offtaker non-payment, power purchase agreement talks with no deal, currency fluctuation, […]


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