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Solar Grabs Half of Global Renewables Investment in 2017, Reaching $161 Billion

Renewable Energy World - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:01

In its recently released annual figures, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said that solar lead the way in global renewable energy investments.

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UK green energy investment halves after policy changes

Guardian - Renewable Energy - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:35

Investment in green energy fell 56% in UK in 2017 – biggest fall of any country – after ‘stop-start’ support from government

Investment in clean energy plunged further in Britain than in any other country last year because of government policy changes, new figures show.

The amount companies spent on green energy in the UK rose during the years of the coalition government (2010-2015) but has now fallen for two years in a row under the Conservatives, according to analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

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New Commission to Tackle Energy Transformation Geopolitics

Renewable Energy World - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:27

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) this week launched the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation, with the support of the governments of Germany, Norway and the United Arab Emirates.

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