How to maintain a steady pipeline for your freelance business

Get Your Energy Project Financed

Keeping up your pipeline and prospecting for new clients can be one of the hardest parts of sustaining a business. It doesn’t get any easier when building a freelance business, as it often come down to generate and close leads …

Financing of renewable energy projects within in the industry

It is of widespread opinion that, in addition to technological challenges, suitable financing for renewable energy projects is of one the biggest challenges to a the international breakthrough of the renewable energy sector. Numerous international studies speak of massive funding …

Can the tax overhaul kill renewables in the US?

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The U.S. renewable energy industry can breathe easy after the Republican tax bill released late on Friday preserved key tax credits that had been at risk of being removed. What had renewable energy experts worried was a part of the …

Renewable Energy > Bitcoin

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The excitement revolving around bitcoin is causing some investors to miss another huge winner this year that – as the cherry on top – they can actually understand. Bitcoin is hard to embrace, but impossible not to follow. It isn’t …

The Top Countries Expanding in Renewable Energy

Top Countries Expanding in Renewable Energy

From the Great Plains to North Africa, the geography of untapped renewable energy is massive, but a lack of political will remains an obstacle. Years of efforts to nurture renewable energy have borne fruit dramatically in recent years, with renewable …

Assessing Solar Investment Opportunities

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Over the past years, investors around the globe have been paying an increasing amount of attention towards the renewable energy industry, which has translated into a considerable industry expansion and commercialisation. New investments in solar in 2016 totalled 113.7 billion …

Quick Assessment of Wind Power Investment Opportunities 3/3

This blog continuous our previous posts “Quick Assessment of Wind Power Investment Opportunities 1/3 and 2/3” make sure to start off by reading our first posts here! This series of blogs addresses the main elements and considerations regarding wind investments and …

Quick Assessment of Wind Power Investment Opportunities 2/3

Assessment of Wind Power Investment

This blog continuous our previous post “Quick Assessment of Wind Power Investment Opportunities 1/3” make sure to start off by reading our first post here! This series of blogs addresses the main elements and considerations regarding wind investments and how …

Quick Assessment of Wind Power Investment Opportunities 1/3

Quick assessment of wind power investment opportunities

Over the past years, investors around the globe have been paying an increasing amount of attention towards the renewable energy industry, which has translated into a considerable industry expansion and commercialisation. New investments in wind in 2016 totalled 112.5 billion …

Chinese renewable energy capacity growing rapidly

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China is on pace to see its solar power capacity more than double by 2020 as component costs move lower, but at perhaps a cost, a sector analysis finds. Beijing issued a white paper last year, which stated the Communist …

One of the biggest banks is making a big renewable energy commitment

JPMorgan Chase will rely solely on renewable energy by 2020, the company announced last Friday. The firm plans to install on-site renewable energy generators, sign power purchase agreements with renewable energy projects and reduce its energy consumption. Furthermore, the facilitation …

Do Economics Outweigh Politics When it Comes to Renewable Energy?

Renewable Energy Economy vs Politics

  Research analysts at Morgan Stanley believe that renewable energies are hurtling towards a level of ubiquity where not even politics can hinder them, as renewable energy is simply becoming the cheapest option. And despite the recent political developments analysts …

The first island set on being powered solely by renewable energy

The tiny island of Tilos in the Dodecanese, is a pioneering nature reserve which is set to be completely powered by renewable energy. The entire island has a permanent population hovering around 500 people, but more than 150 species of resident …

Why India’s renewable energy sector needs innovative financing

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India’s renewable energy generation capacity is now at a little over 57 GW. In nearly doubling the renewable energy portfolio in three years, the government has shown its commitment to low-carbon development. Record low tariffs, declining capital costs, swift and …

The 9 energy storage project development players you should know

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The first quarter of 2017 was the biggest in history for the U.S. energy storage market. According to GTM Research and the Energy Storage Association’s (ESA) latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor, 234 megawatt-hours of energy storage were deployed in the …

Trump preparing to pull the U.S. from Paris Climate Agreement?

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Anticipation is building as the president of the US, Mr. Donald Trump, moves closer to his scheduled announcement concerning his decision on the Paris Climate Agreement. Global leaders, big business, and environmentalists are all watching to see whether he will …

Access New Market Study on Brazil’s PV-Solar Market

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While not in the limelight as the big photovoltaic markets like China, United States, India or Japan, Brazil could become the future shooting star of overseas markets. As fifth biggest country of the planet, the potential is enormous. The solar …

Why You Should Have High Expectations for India’s Domestic Solar Sector

India’s Domestic Solar Sector

Investors searching for long run investments are shifting their focus to the Indian solar market these days. India’s prime minister Narendra Modi actively pushes the conversion from fossil fuels towards renewable energy through promoting the construction of utility-scale solar parks. …

Why you should add energy investments to your portfolio

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  If you haven’t considered energy investments so far, it’s about time. There are several factors which add to the validity of investments in the energy sector. As the most valuable market segment globally, the energy sector makes up 10% …

Is getting to 100% Renewables possible? Yes, but…

  Wind, photovoltaic, hydro, and geothermal power sources have made enormous progress over the past years in terms of cost efficiency as well as in technological advances and innovations. And as renewables are on the rise, one question remains: Is …

Continued Growth in the Clean Energy Job Sector

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  According to a new report released by IRENA — Renewable Energy and Jobs — more than 8.1 million people worldwide are now employed by the renewable energy industry which represents a five percent increase from last year. Solar jobs …

The United States’ offshore wind industry is determined to grow

  North Americas offshore wind industry has seen some remarkable developments over the past year. North Carolina’s first offshore wind auction is set to take place in march 2017 and throughout different Atlantic states, several offshore wind projects are now …

Rapid Growth in Iran’s Renewable Energy Sector

  Iran, with a population of over 80 million, has the fourth-largest oil reserves and the second-largest natural gas reserves in the world. But despite its rich hydrocarbon resources, the country is pursuing several projects to decrease its reliance on …

Platform Business Models or: The New Marketplaces

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Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe Platform Business Models or: The New Marketplaces   Without the rise of the Internet, platform business models would not have been able to walk the path they have been taking over the past years. Unlike …

An Energy Industry Outlook for 2017

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Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe An Energy Industry Outlook for 2017   Very similar to the way that one cannot predict the future of climate change by looking at weather conditions through the office window, the energy sector’s future cannot …

The Energy Industry in 2016

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Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe A Retrospect of the Energy Industry in 2016 Energy Industry in 2016 We entered 2016 in a state of uncertainty and some might have even started out this year waiting for the other shoe to …

Online Platforms and Customer Satisfaction

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Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe The Devil is in the Detail: Online Platforms and Customer Satisfaction   Online platforms have dramatically changed the digital economy over the past two decades and occupy a central position within the digital society. They …

Energy Market Labor Trends: Freelance and Independent Workforce

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Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe Energy Market Labor Trends: Freelance and Independent Workforce   According to the Inuit Report by 2020, 40 % of the US workforce will be working for organizations on a non-permanent basis, or in other words: …

Digital Revolution in the energy sector – just a consulting headline?!

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe Digital Revolution in the energy sector – just a consulting headline?! “The digital revolution is hitting the energy sector”; “Digital economy is disrupting the industry”; and “The utility-death-spiral has emerged” are some of the headlines …

Renewable Energy Dispute at WTO between the US and India

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe Renewable Energy Dispute at WTO between the US and India India’s and the United States argument over local content rules for renewable energy projects seems to have been settled. Solar manufacturers are not dismayed by …

E-nable+ Relaunch: How the Energy Platform is Expanding.

E-nable+ Relaunch: How the Energy Platform is Expanding. Started in March 2016, MG Energy+ launched it’s new Energy Project Platform “E-nable+ // energy meets capital”. With the first of September of 2016, the platform will develop further with the go-live …

The US Presidential Candidates’ view on Energy and Renewables

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe The US Presidential Candidates’ view on Energy and Renewables After increasing in 2014, a 2015 Gallup poll shows that the percentage of Americans concerned about global warming and environmental issues is dropping, but still, related issues …

Why You Cannot Afford to Overlook Africa’s Energy

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe Why You Cannot Afford to Overlook Africa’s Energy The cost and efficiency of energy is stifling development opportunities and, for owners and investors, acts as a barrier to entry to many African markets. However, through …

Harnessing Solar Power on Water

Harnessing Solar Power on Water Offshore wind farms are gaining momentum and popularity as energy providers worldwide seek for different ways of harvesting power from renewable sources without using valuable land resources. One unique idea developed by engineers at Vienna …