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International Solar Alliance Enters into Force

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), a group of 121 solar resource rich countries, has formally entered into force and acquired the status of an international organization. The Alliance, which is headquartered in Gurugram, India, aims to deploy over 1,000 Gigawatt of solar energy and mobilise more than USD 1,000 billion into

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Solar Capacity Rose by More Than Half in Developing Nations in 2016

Bloomberg New Energy Finance Blog New solar-powered generating capacity is growing at a crackling pace in emerging markets. The growth is fuelled by low-priced equipment and innovative new applications that are expanding energy access for millions, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) finds in a comprehensive new study of clean energy activity

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Investment Flows Signal Shift Towards Cleaner Energy

Global energy investment down 8% in 2015 with flows signalling move towards cleaner energy A new IEA report – World Energy Investment 2016 – shows the electricity sector leading a broad reorientation of energy investment but warns more is needed to meet climate targets and address energy security concerns (London) — 14

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World Bank, India Sign Deal to Boost Solar Globally

  The World Bank Group today signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), consisting of 121 countries led by India, to collaborate on increasing solar energy use around the world, with the goal of mobilizing $1 trillion in investments by 2030. The agreement signed in the presence of Finance Minister

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On the Road to Paris – Expectations & Policy Insights for Industry Ahead of COP21

Will countries agree a global deal at the COP 21 summit in Paris? The answer is yes, however the current ambitions and plans of countries are not consistent with the international goal of avoiding global warming of more than 2°C. What we need to see in fact is an intensification of

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On the Road to Paris – Expectations & Policy Insights for Industry Ahead of COP21

Will countries agree a global deal at the COP 21 summit in Paris? The answer is yes, however the current ambitions and plans of countries are not consistent with the international goal of avoiding global warming of more than 2°C. What we need to see in fact is an intensification of

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