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U.K. Power-Capacity Auction Seen by BNEF No Herald of Gas Plants
The U.K.'s first auction to provide power capacity is unlikely to herald a burst of construction of new gas-fed plants , as expected by the government, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
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Japan Restarting Nuclear Plants Leaves Appetite for Fossil Fuels
Yesterday's report vouching for the safety of Kyushu Electric Power Co.' s atomic station in southern Japan means the utility's two reactors in Sendai may begin operating as soon as October or November, according to Yoko Nobuoka, a Tokyo-based analyst with Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Global Clean Energy Q2 Investment Up 33% Over First Quarter, Tops $63 Billion
Global clean energy investment surged in the second quarter of 2014, driven by big wind and solar deals and installations of small-scale rooftop solar photovoltaics.
Look for energy companies' second quarter lobbying disclosure reports to provide a glimpse into the growing fight over whether the U.S. should lift the decades-old ban on exporting crude oil.
Offshore Wind Deal Boosts Clean Energy Investments by 9%
Global investment in clean energy increased to $63.6 billion in the second quarter, boosted by the biggest deal in the industry's history, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said.
Renewables boom - $5 trillion to be invested by 2030
Two thirds of the world's investment in building new power generation until 2030 may go to renewable energy, reports Rosie Murray-West, causing CO2 emissions to peak at end of the 2020s.
Renewables to Get Most of $7.7 Trillion Power Investments
Renewable energy may reap as much as two-thirds of the $7.7 trillion in investment forecast for building new power plants by 2030 as declining costs make it more competitive with fossil fuels.