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Another Global Financial Institution Moves Beyond Coal

December 15, 2013 by Justin Guay

It's official: International financial institutions (IFIs) don't see any place for coal in a 21st-clean energy economy. Earlier this year, two of the world's largest IFIs, the World Bank and the European Investment Bank (EIB), announced their first historic restrictions on coal financing.[read more]

Intersolar 2013: Capitalizing Solar Energy as an Asset Class

July 19, 2013 by Rosana Francescato

Solar Energy Investing

This week we just heard that the U.S. passed the 10 GW mark for installed solar PV capacity. Yet solar remains a very small percentage of U.S. power generation at around 0.1%. So how do we move the industry forward and expand?[read more]

Offshore Wind Advances and Cleantech Investment Opportunities [VIDEO]

June 7, 2013 by Herman Trabish

US offshore wind energy

The first floating wind turbine in U.S. waters was towed into the Atlantic over the weekend, and it might be a big new greentech investment opportunity.[read more]

Can We Afford a Carbon Tax?

April 13, 2013 by Jessica Kennedy

The debate over a tax to curb greenhouse gas emissions has been raging on for years with no solutions in sight. Economists and scientists alike are conducting studies as to how a tax on carbon will affect the country’s bottom line.[read more]

Getting Bullish on Cleantech

July 30, 2012 by Christopher Williams

Lately, I’ve been feeling very bullish on cleantech, from my perspective anyway. I’ve had a number of conversations with peers in the industry, property owners, and others to see what’s happening and if anyone is actually making any money. Don’t get my wrong, I still think there are opportunities, the question is there are opportunities...[read more]


Europe Mobilizes Private Finance for Infrastructure Development

August 3, 2011 by Roland W. Chalons-Browne

We are today faced with a great infrastructure challenge, one that is compounded by climate change. It is no longer enough to build new transport networks or establish waste management systems. We have to use smart technologies while doing so, to minimize the impact on the environment, and also make the infrastructure resilient to...[read more]

Independence Day Letter to President Obama - Re: Nuclear Energy Summit

July 5, 2010 by Rod Adams

A group of distinguished and dedicated energy experts has composed and signed a letter to President Obama in support of a recent call by a group of eleven US Senators to convene a Nuclear Energy Summit. Here is the full text of the July 4, 2010 letter along with the initial list of signatories. (Note: The text in bold and italics is...[read more]

How to open running room for small reactors

June 22, 2010 by Dan Yurman

Dialog and changes are needed with Congress, regulators, and government The future of small modular reactors (SMRs), with power levels less than 300 MW, will be brighter in the next decade, but only if a daunting series of nearly two dozen issues get attention from a cross-section of policy makers, regulatory agencies, and the...[read more]

Clean Energy COMPETES: Strengthening Clean Energy Competitiveness through the America COMPETES Reauthorization

June 4, 2010 by Jesse Jenkins

By Jesse Jenkins, Mark Muro, and Rob Atkinson, originally at the New Republic Having passed the U.S. House of Representatives on May 28th, the America COMPETES Act, America's flagship competitiveness legislation, will soon be debated in the U.S. Senate. The Act was originally passed in 2007 in response to mounting concern that the United...[read more]

Global Alternative Energy Stocks: winners, losers and latest news - 12 to 13 Jun 2008

June 15, 2008 by DanLewis

Top 5 Gainers Econergy Intl LSE:ECG CarbonTradingandFinancial 34.85% UPDATE 1-Suez unit bids for UK's Econergy, tops rival offerFri, 13 Jun 2008 09:50:40 GMT UK small caps close higher after late rally with broader market ...Fri, 13 Jun 2008 17:28:09 GMT Suez buys EconergyFri, 13 Jun 2008 10:33:44 GMT Ceres Power LSE:CWR...[read more]