Renewable targets for 2020 “will not be met”

Renewable targets for 2020 “will not be met” by many nations around the globe. That’s according to the latest renewable energy ‘Country Attractiveness Indices’ (CAI) report from Ernst & Young released today, which rates the UK as the fifth most attractive place for investors in green energy, topped by China, the USA, Germany and India. But […]

Slowdown in global renewable investment

Investment in clean energy hit its weakest point at the beginning of 2012 since the depth of the financial crisis three years ago. New figures from Ernst & Young suggest the on-going Eurozone debt crisis is denting the attractiveness of renewables. The global slowdown comes despite the record year for investment in renewables in 2011, […]

UK ranked fifth in new energy outlook report

The UK has climbed into fifth position in the new energy outlook forecast, which ranks 40 countries in order of their attractiveness in renewable energy. The Country Attractiveness Indices report carried out by Ernst & Young shows several offshore wind projects that are currently in the pipeline. This includes a £4.5 billion investment for a […]