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The way to power the next billion consumers
More than a billion people worldwide live without reliable access to electricity. Providing them with power will require hundreds of billions of dollars of investment, vast deployment of technology, and adaptable business and financial market strategies. Much of the job can be done with power generation systems that are not connected to a central grid, and with largely fuel-free technology. Read more.
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Traders will get access to $500 billion China power market
  • China commercial, industrial power use more than all of U.S.
  • China State Grid Corporation controls 70 percent of market
Potential size of China electricity spot market vs. U.S.
Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance, China Electricity Council
China’s power market deregulation opens up retail electricity sales worth $0.5 trillion, to new non-grid companies. In a recent announcement, regulators indicated that spot markets will launch by 2018, and that new retail power companies can trade electricity directly with each other, rather than sell to the final customer. This implies that pure financial traders can participate in the market without owning any generation and grid assets or having a direct commercial or industrial customer base. These policies open up the possibility for high frequency power trading and set the foundations for derivative markets. View on web and share with a colleague.
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Green bonds: 2016 in review
Green bonds issuance boomed in 2016, despite the slowdown in new clean energy investment. We look at the most important developments of the green fixed income market in the past year to understand why issuance is rocketing, and where the market could go from here. Download the report.
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London solar auctions aim to make city greenest on Earth
London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he wanted to try city-wide auctions as part of an environment strategy proposed to more than double the capital’s solar energy generation capacity by 2030. The reverse auctions would be similar to the Solarize NYC model already used in New York, where multiple buyers pool together and panel sellers compete for one single contract, according to a draft solar action plan. Read more.
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