Bloomberg News Editors's Articles

- July 17, 2014

China Three Years Late on Installing Offshore Wind Farms

China is three years behind schedule on a plan that would make it the world’s biggest market for offshore wind, a setback for the $15 billion industry that’s seeking to produce affordable...

- July 16, 2014

Largest Lithium Resource Deal Spurred by Battery Demand for Electric Vehicles

Surging demand for high-performance batteries triggered the largest-ever deal for lithium, the lightweight metal that’s a key component of the power systems in smartphones and electric...

- July 16, 2014

Japan Bank Sets Aside $2 Billion for Clean Energy

Shinsei Bank Ltd., a lender for Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s clean-energy projects in Japan, plans to provide as much as 200 billion yen (US $2 billion) in loans for renewable developments...

- July 16, 2014

Tidal Lagoons May Add $46 Billion to U.K. Economy, Report Shows

Installing tidal lagoon power plants at a half-dozen sites across the country may add as much as 27 billion pounds ($46 billion) to the U.K. economy over a 12-year span starting as...

- July 14, 2014

India Pledges Funds for Grid Reform, Solar Energy to Curb Blackouts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government plans to spend 15 billion rupees ($250 million) on programs to boost solar power and reform electricity supply to farmers to end blackouts...

- July 14, 2014

China Requires Electric Vehicles to Make Up 30 Percent of State Purchases

China is mandating that electric cars make up at least 30 percent of government vehicle purchases by 2016, the latest measure to fight pollution and cut energy use after exempting the...

- July 14, 2014

First Solar Abandons Plans for World’s Biggest Solar PV Plant in China

First Solar Inc. won’t be building the world’s largest solar plant in China after more than four years of negotiations on pricing failed to produce an agreement.

- July 10, 2014

EU May Renew US-Biodiesel Tariffs Targeting ADM to Cargill

The European Union threatened to renew tariffs on biodiesel from the U.S. for another five years in a sign of persistent trade tensions over renewable energy.

- July 09, 2014

New Global Trade Negotiations Aim for Tariff-free Solar Panels

The U.S., European Union and 12 other governments in the World Trade Organization have opened negotiations on a trade deal aimed at ending tariffs on environmental goods such as wind...

- July 08, 2014

Solar Gold Rush: Deutsche Bank to Lend $1 Billion for Japan Solar

Deutsche Bank AG plans to lend about $1 billion for Japan solar projects, joining Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in funding cleaner energy as the government struggles to restart nuclear power...

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