Daily Archives: February 10, 2016

Rent-A-Roof Solar Power Concept Expanding In India

By Saurabh Mahapatra Increasing competition in the utility-scale market and the Government’s thrust towards the promotion of rooftop solar power market is driving developers to implement new and innovative concepts to reduce costs and increase market share. Solar power project developers in India are now looking to expand the rent-a-roof concept for developing Read Full…

Chinese Banks Raise $3.5 Billion In Green Bond Issues

By Saurabh Mahapatra The opinion of some that the balance of the global green bonds market is set to shift towards the developing and emerging markets has received a huge boost with two Chinese banks raising billions in fresh issues. The China Industrial Bank and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank recently raised a total Read Full…

Siemens Proposes €10 Billion Renewable Energy Investment In Egypt

By Saurabh Mahapatra The Egyptian Ministry of Electricity recently received a proposal for a massive renewable energy investment in the country from Siemens. According to recent media reports, German company Siemens has proposed investment worth €10 billion in Egypt to set up 10 GW of renewable energy capacity. The reports, however, did not Read Full…

Moody’s Expects Green Bonds Issuance Of $50 Billion In 2016

By Saurabh Mahapatra Global rating agency Moody’s is predicting another record year for green bonds issuance in 2016. Green bonds worth $50 billion are expected to be issued in 2016, Moody’s Investors Service recently stated. The ratings agency expects that the recent upswing in green bond issuance to continue into the next year Read Full…

Inox Wind Commissions 170 MW Wind Project In India

By Saurabh Mahapatra One of India’s two listed wind energy companies has announced completion of a major project. Inox Wind recently announced that it commissioned the 170 MW wind energy project for Continuum Wind Energy. Located in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Inox Wind supplied equipment and was also responsible for construction. Inox Read Full…

Cost Of Capital For Renewables Varies Hugely Across EU

By Guest Contributor Originally published on Energy Post by Sonja van Renssen It is much more expensive to undertake onshore wind projects in some European countries than others, according to the first-ever study of these costs for the entire EU-28. The EU-funded “Diacore” project finds moreover that market actors single out the design Read Full…

Another race to start construction: Practical tax-credit advice

By Michelle Froese Editor’s note: This article is an excerpt from law firm and consultants Chadbourne Parke‘s Project Finance NewsWire. It discusses new renewable energy developments in light of the recent five-year tax credit extension. The full article is available here. The decision by Congress to extend expiring tax credits for renewable Read Full Article…

35% Increase In Tesla Model S Orders In Q4 2015 vs Q4 2014

By Zachary Shahan Originally published on EV Obsession. One of the bigger and perhaps more believable claims from Tesla* critics in the investment/media world in the past few weeks has been the claim that Tesla Model S demand is weakening. When asked about Model S demand on Tesla’s quarterly conference call, which concluded Read Full…

Why the Renewable Energy Target won’t be met in 2018

By Tristan Edis More than 1,000MW of large-scale renewables projects will likely be committed this year, but we’ll still fall short of the RET in 2018. The problem lies with financier confidence, not a lack of economically viable projects. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

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