May 17 2017

TMN: BNEF’s Zindler on How Cheap Renewable Energy Can Change the World via Talk Media News Read up on solar energy prices and you’ll find a headline proclaiming record low rates for power generation. Renewable energy prices are becoming competitive with fossil fuels. On a given day, Germany generates most of its power from renewables. China is mass producing affordable solar panels, while American engineers and […]

January 11 2017

Science Friday: BNEF’s Zindler on solar manufacturers sufferance as panel prices drop

  via Science Friday Solar panel prices are dropping, and solar manufacturers are being squeezed. But the lower prices are a good thing for homeowners who dream of turning their rooftops into solar energy farms. And the trend is great for solar installers, too. In this episode of Good Thing/Bad Thing, Bloomberg New Energy Finance […]

September 2 2016

KCBS: BNEF’s Curry on EV batteries’ second life   via KCBS (CBS News Radio San Francisco) In this interview, senior BNEF analyst Claire Curry explains that low-cost energy storage could be here sooner than previously thought, thanks to the quick growth of the electric vehicle market and the potential ‘second life’ of EV batteries. For context, today a new stationary storage […]

August 22 2016

CSIS: BNEF’s Zindler on Compensating Distributed Energy Resources   by CSIS (Center for Strategic & International Studies) In this interview, Ethan Zindler and Commissioner Travis Kavulla discuss the recent release by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) of the draft Distributed Energy Management Compensation Manual, a compendium of rate design options for utility regulators to understand how to best […]

August 11 2016

Bloomberg Radio: Presidential energy plans long on contrast, short on specifics   By Bloomberg Business Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump touched briefly on his energy plan when he gave his tax policy speech to the Detroit Economic Club Monday. He reiterated his call to restore jobs in the coal industry and claimed his temporary moratorium on regulations would boost production by $100 billion a […]

January 28 2016

PRI’s The World: Renewable investment hits record high   via Carolyn Beeler, PRI’s The World Oil prices hit 12-year lows this month as coal and natural gas prices remain low as well. But seemingly counterintuitively, renewable energy investments were at record highs in 2015, climbing 4 percent to nearly $330 billion worldwide according to a recent report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. […]

December 18 2015

Marketplace: Big boost for wind and solar in budget bill   via Gigi Douban, Marketplace Some big energy industry news is included in the more than 2,000 page document that is the omnibus spending bill under consideration by Congress. One provision would end a decades old ban on exporting crude oil from the U.S. But the bill also includes a five year extension on […]

December 3 2015

ABC News PM – Where do the Paris negotiations go now?   With Tim Palmer and David Mark from PM, ABC News & Kobad Bhavnagri, Head of Australia at Bloomberg New Energy Finance. World leaders have left the Paris climate talks, and now the real work begins. Environment and energy ministers and the chief negotiators from almost 200 countries will spend the next week […]

October 1 2015

BNEF’s Morsy on Tesla tapping into huge SUV market   Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Salim Morsy speaks on ‘Taking Stock’ about Tesla Motors’ recent unvealing of its Tesla X SUV. Podcast hosted by Michael McKee and Kathleen Hays.

August 6 2015

Marketplace with Scott Tong: EPA carbon rules catch up with the market   By Scott Tong, Marketplace The President rolled out Monday the much-anticipated centerpiece to his climate change plan. It envisions an overhaul in power plants, what they burn, and the broader electricity system. It’s ambitious. But to people in and around the power sector, this revolution is already well underway. Not because of the […]


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