Month: April 2014
We here at CEG/CESA have been touting the growing market for solar combined with electricity storage for a while now. But apparently when Morgan Stanley says something, people listen.
Clean Energy Finance Through the Bond Market: A New Option to Finance Climate Mitigation and Adaptation
The IPCC climate report issued this week is tough reading. It suggests we are far from deploying clean energy technologies at the scale needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid catastrophic impacts.
UK Green Investment Bank invests for the first time in offshore wind projects during the construction phase
The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) today announced it will make two unprecedented equity investments in the UK offshore wind sector.
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ (BPU) decision last week to reject the Fishermen’s Energy offshore wind project is another setback to building an offshore wind industry in the US, but at heart really points out a Catch 22—how do you get jobs in a newly emerging industry that requires substantial upfront public capital before those jobs are present?