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US$ 3.4 trillion of Solar PV Investment by 2040 according to BNEF’s long-term forecast

This year’s edition of BNEF’s long-term forecast sees $11.4 trillion investment in global power generation capacity over 25 years, with electric vehicles boosting electricity demand by 8% in 2040. Low prices for coal and gas are likely to persist, but will fail to prevent a fundamental transformation of the world electricity system over coming decades […]

Solar Pioneers in Private: Wisdom is Green – Matthias Altieri, CEO at MINERVA Capital Partners

In our new series of exclusive interviews “Solar Pioneers in Private” in partnership with Solar Business Club we speak to Matthias Altieri, CEO of MINERVA Capital Partners where he leads the firm’s investor relation and client development activities as well as global project origination. Matthias has over 23 years of experience, serving as Managing Director at large industrial firms. Since […]

The future is today: Interview with Author, Entrepreneur and Stanford Lecturer Tony Seba

The future is today: Interview with Author, Entrepreneur and Stanford Lecturer Tony Seba In this exclusive interview at the Gateway to Asia Solar Charity Gala in Shanghai, best-selling author and SolarFUTURE.today Chair Tony Seba talks about his work explaining the emerging disruption of conventional power and transportation industries through solar and electric vehicles, as well […]

Shunfeng International Clean Energy Limited Announces 2015 Results

HONG KONG, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Shunfeng International Clean Energy Limited (“SFCE” or the “Company”; Stock Code: 1165.HK), a leading integrated clean energy solutions provider; today announced its annual results for the full year ended 31 December 2015. Revenue increases 22.4% year-on-year to RMB7,032.4 million Solar power generation increases 67.2% year-on-year to 1,016,312 MWh In […]

d.light Comprehensive Pay-As-You-Go Solar Financing Platform Now Available to Global Partners

SAN FRANCISCO and NAIROBI, Kenya, July 4, 2016 – In an effort to expand quality solar home system solutions to the 2.3 billion people worldwide without reliable access to power, d.light is licensing its pay-as-you-go financing technology to partners and distributors around the world. d.light is the market leader in solar lighting and home system solutions in […]

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) committed $837 million to new investments in the Australian clean energy sector in the 2015–16 financial year

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) committed a record $837 million to new investments in the Australian clean energy sector in the 2015-16 financial year, contributing to projects with a total value of $2.5 billion. The CEFC’s investment commitments since its inception in 2013 have now reached $2.3 billion, contributing to projects with a total […]

Financing the Energy Transition: Jigar Shah talks with SolarPV.TV about Generate Capital

In this exclusive interview with SolarPV.TV at GTM Research’s U.S. Solar Market Insight Conference, the legendary Jigar Shah talks about his latest business venture Generate Capital, the “valley of death” and under-served clean energy technologies, as well as some of the challenges and deficiencies in official data on solar in the United States.

Green Business Woman Mary O’Donnell – Every day is a new day in the solar & renewable energies project business

During Intersolar Middle East held in Dubai, we had an exclusive opportunity to speak to Mary O’Donnell, Founder & President of No Fossil Fuel & Clean Power Inc, a passionate green business woman who runs a sustainable & renewable farm in Kingston, Massachusetts fueled by her own 6MW wind energy installation. While realizing her dream of building a fully […]

World Bank Approves $625 Million to Support Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Program in India

The World Bank Board today approved a $625 million loan to support the Government of India’s program to generate electricity from widespread installation of rooftop solar photo-voltaic (PV). The Board also approved a co-financing loan of $120 million on concessional terms and a $5 million grant from Climate Investment Fund’s (CIF) Clean Technology Fund. The […]

SolarPower Summit 2017: No issue with financing of RE projects in Africa – Michael Franz, Team Leader at Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP)

SolarPV.TV,  the Official TV Partner of the SolarPower Summit 2017 organized by SolarPower Europe, presents an interview with Michael Franz, Team Leader at Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP),  a African-European platform for promoting renewable energy market development and investment in Africa.  The RECP supports market development in a variety of ways. This includes the provision of critical […]

Solar in South Africa: Eskom signs $500m credit facility with China Development Bank

Eskom and the China Development Bank (CDB) signed an initial $500m million credit facility agreement. The facility will contribute towards Eskom’s current capital expenditure programme. Eskom’s Group Chief Executive Brian Molefe said: “Eskom has been negotiating this and other facilities with China Development Bank for almost a year and the signing of this agreement is […]

Lighting up and Powering Africa: AfDB boosts Eskom’s electricity generation capacity with a USD 1.34 billion jumbo loan

Within the context of the New Deal on Energy for Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and South Africa’s power utility (Eskom) on Wednesday, Thursday, July 7, 2016 in Johannesburg, signed loan facilities for a USD 1.34 billion towards Eskom’s capital expenditure program. Eskom’s 2016-2020 capital expenditure program includes investments in new generation, plant refurbishment, […]