When making investments, nothing is more important than keeping up with the trends. While sudden events could turn the market on its head in an instant, generally speaking, market analysts can predict what is a good investment and what is not, which leads to brokers and investors following their advice. Well, 2017 has been a very turbulent year. With multiple major elections across the globe and tensions between parties in America, it is no wonder […]

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When thinking about the future, one thing that is usually on the top of everyone’s mind is how we’re going to get our energy. While fossil fuels make up the vast majority of how we get our energy, they cannot last forever. We need to start thinking about new ways to get energy. As of the last few years, inventors and innovators have been trying very hard to answer the questions we’ve been asking. With […]

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It’s no secret that the global energy demand continues to rise. Driven by emerging economies and non-OECD nations, total worldwide energy usage is expected to grow by nearly 40% over the next 20 years. That’ll require a staggering amount of coal, oil and gas. It’s no secret that the global energy demand continues to rise. Driven by emerging economies and non-OECD nations, total worldwide energy usage is expected to grow by nearly 40% over the […]

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For the last thirty years, the demand for green energy has been multiplied as we can find a large number of new technologies that promise us a satisfying solution to reduce the dependence on natural gas, oil, or coal. In connection with studies made in this field energy usage of the whole world is continually growing. The rate will be nearly 40 % higher over the next two decades. So the need for green energy […]

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Our GreenBiz Evergreen column brings to light GreenBiz stories from the past that remain relevant today. If you scratch your chin over RECs and PPAs, this corporate renewables buying guide has been defining the details since it originally ran in November 2015. Do you want those RECs bundled or unbundled? And will your PPA be physical or virtual? Have you even thought about the annual financial implications of the ITC? For the uninitiated, the variety […]

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Renewable Energy ETFs Are Popular With Socially Conscious Investors, But It Doesn’t Make Them Good Investments. A number of renewable energy ETFs have emerged over the past few years as concern over the environment has grown. However, many of the stocks in those renewable energy ETFs have only limited investment appeal. Many of those stocks are only profitable—if at all—because they receive government subsidies. But many governments around the world are cutting subsidies for renewable […]

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1. Solar and wind are cheaper than you think! Despite an investor assumption that renewables are expensive, “this stuff is really cheap”, said Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Jenny Chase. There are plenty of places where solar and wind already make economic sense, provided investment conditions are right.  People will start buying solar panels for their houses – without the need for subsidies – because it makes financial sense, Chase said. Panels now sell for less […]

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