New Report Examines “why and how corporates buy renewables,” “strategies to increase renewable energy project development”

One encouraging finding from the report was that threats to pull out of the Paris climate accord are not slowing down the private sector; to the contrary, "[m]ore than four in every five respondents, representing a broad range of industry sectors, plan to be active in the renewable energy market in the next decade."
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New BNEF Outlook Far More Bullish on Clean Energy Growth Through 2040 than EIA

In sum, the future looks extremely bright for clean energy, and for cleantech more broadly. The question isn't whether these sectors will grow rapidly, but simply how rapidly they'll grow. On that, we'd argue that EIA is far too conservative (or pessimistic, if you prefer), while BNEF is quite possibly too conservative as well, although they appear to be much closer to the mark than EIA's typically bearish-on-renewables, bullish-on-fossil-fuels forecasts.
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Vestas’ Chris Brown to Wind Power Industry: Don’t Be Distracted By Fear; Next Five Years Will Be Best Five Years of Your Life”

See below for video of Chris Brown of Vestas, keynoting the opening session on day two of WINDPOWER 2017, concluding today in Anaheim, CA. According to Brown, who is completing his tenure as Chair of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the next five years will be the "best five years of your life" for the wind power industry.
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