The Sunvestment Energy Group Blog
Climate change may still be a matter of debate for some politicians, but investors are increasingly decisive. Money is gushing into any kind of asset labeled green or sustainable. The frenzy now has investors and firms alike grappling with what counts as “green finance”—and with funds that are no longer seen as green enough. Read more
As the increasingly popular divestment ‘movement’ continues to gather pace, as well as global attention, investors today need to both look ahead for opportunities for growth, and anticipate the solid returns that come from divesting stocks and equity from the fossil fuel industry and reinvesting into climate solutions such as solar PV and onshore wind. This is even more poignant following the deal made at the Paris Climate Conference (COP21) in December last year, which commits governments to holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 degrees above...
A new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that un-subsidized renewable energy is most frequently, the cheapest source of energy generation. Read More
The majority of impact investors said their investments have met their expectations for both impact (82 per cent) and financial (76 per cent) performance since inception, according to a report by the Global Impact Investment Network. Read more.
Sunvestment Energy Group's Chris Flynn, Vice President of Strategy, will review the current state of finance and elaborate on the business case for solar in Pennsylvania. As the “Finding Pennsylvania’s Solar Future” project comes to a close, this event is geared to discuss the latest on how solar is developing across the commonwealth, what policies are on the horizon, and how stakeholders can continue to use the Pennsylvania’s Solar Future plan and assist each other in implementing strategies. To register, or for more information click...
For the fifth year in a row, global investment in clean energy topped $300 billion, according to Bloomberg NEF. 2018’s financing for new power-generation projects, research and development, and public-markets activity was up fivefold from 15 years ago,. Read more.