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In 2010 New Investments In Clean Energy Reached $243B

Global investments across the whole renewable energy spectrum surged 30 percent in 2010, largely supported by record investments into China.

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REFF: Renewable Energy Investments Growing But Investors Hungry For More Government Support

Clean energy markets in the U.S. and Europe remain lukewarm because of regulatory uncertainty and hard-to-access investment capital, Bloomberg New Energy Finance CEO Michael Liebreich told a crowd at the Renewable Energy Finance Forum in New York today.

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The Week In Green Energy: BP’s Cleantech On Thin Ice?

It started out as idle speculation: could BP, one of the world’s largest and most profitable companies, survive the massive Gulf oil spill that began on April 20. But, after another calamitous week for the British oil and gas company’s stock and a fresh battering from American politicians, the threats to BP existence are now…

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Wind: A Buyers Market, Report Says

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Market research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance say the average price of operating wind-power assets declined in 2009 because of ongoing investor-concern over the global economic instability. In 2009 operating wind farms sold for €1.66 million ($1.99 million) per megawatt compared to €1.75 million per megawatt in mid-2008.

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Cleantech Companies Attract More VC Funding, For Now…

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According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s latest figures, combined, during the first quarter venture capital and private equity funds invested $2.9 billion in renewable energy companies, compared to $1.7 billion in the last quarter and $1.6 billion in the first quarter of 2009. Notable deals included — not surprisingly — an electric car transaction, the…

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Investments in Renewable Energy Could Reach $500 Bil By 2020, Investors Predict

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The Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit closed on a bullish note last week with attendees predicting that global investments in renewable energy could peak to $500 billion by 2020.That’s more than double New Energy Finance’s own prediction which estimates that annual global expenditure on renewable energy projects will increase from $90 billion in 2009 to…

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Tracking the Clean Energy Dollars [VIDEO]

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In an interview with Bloomberg Television, ahead of the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit, which starts today in London, Michael Liebreich, CEO of New Energy Finance, highlighted that in 2009 clean energy investments fell by six percent.  Liebreich remained confident about 2010 and beyond, saying that despite failure to reach a comprehensive climate change agreement…

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