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Clean Energy Investment

Ex-Im Bank's Role in Supporting Clean Energy

Phyllis Cuttino | Posted 07.17.2014 | Green
Phyllis Cuttino

At a time when clean energy markets around the world are growing swiftly and offer opportunities for U.S. exports, the Ex-Im bank plays a critical role in project financing for renewable energy projects.

China Outpaces U.S. in Clean Energy Investment, Again

Pete Ogden | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green
Pete Ogden

Unfortunately, there is little indication that Congress is poised to lead on this issue going forward, so it is imperative that the administration use all of the tools it has at its disposal to meet this challenge. Here are three things that it can do right away.

Reduce Risk, Increase Clean Energy

Lewis Milford | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Lewis Milford

This is a new challenge for the clean energy sector. It means moving away from the heavy reliance on tax equity-driven, one-off transaction way of financing clean energy, with its attendant high transaction costs.

Global Investors Call For Action On Climate Change

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green

By David Fogarty SINGAPORE, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A coalition of the world's largest investors called on governments on Tuesday to ramp u...

Amid Uncertainty, Clean Energy Investment Slows

Posted 10.14.2012 | Green

From Earth Techling's Pete Danko: The wheels haven’t come off, but global investment in clean energy, after racing ahead ever faster for several ...

Bond Finance For Clean Energy: The New Infrastructure Investment

Lewis Milford | Posted 10.02.2012 | Impact
Lewis Milford

The federal government is gridlocked over extending important tax credits for the industry. Either with or without congressional action, the country needs new sources of clean energy financing to scale up the industry.

The State WIth The Most Renewable Energy Is...

Posted 03.03.2012 | Green

From EarthTechling's Pete Danko: The U.S. led the world in clean energy investment in 2011, but China retained the top spot in the latest Renewable...

Environmentalists Need a New President

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

As enthralled as environmentalists and progressives once were about Obama's promise, we can no longer remain blind to the reality that the president has become more obstacle than ally.

Waxman-Markey Gives Nearly 5 Times More to Polluters than Clean Energy

Teryn Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Teryn Norris

Our analysis finds that Waxman-Markey would spend about $9 billion annually on a range of things that could generously be classified as technology innovation.