The latest news, updates and opinions on Renewables from the expert team here at MoneyWeek
The renewable energy boom will be great news for consumers, but not investors
Analysis More renewable energy capacity will drive down the cost of energy for consumers, as long as we can solve the energy storage issue. However, investors could struggle to see returns in the competitive market argues Max King.
The best renewable energy funds to buy now
Tips The renewable energy industry continues to offer both growth and income, says Max King. Here are the best funds to buy now.
By Max King PublishedTips
Three solar stocks to invest in
Tips This week, professional investor Nicholas Mersch of the HANetfS&P Global Clean Energy Select HANzero UCITS ETF tells us three solar stocks to invest in.
By Nicholas Mersch Last updatedTips
How to invest in carbon capture and storage in the quest for net zero emissions
Cover Story Switching to green energy is unlikely to be enough to get the world to “net zero”. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies will also play a key role. Matthew Partridge explores the sector and picks the best ways to invest.
By Dr Matthew Partridge PublishedCover Story
The transition to renewable energy is easier said than done
Analysis We are on a path to “net zero” carbon emissions, says Edward Chancellor, but fossil fuels will be with us for some time yet.
By Edward Chancellor PublishedAnalysis
We need to invest in renewables – but we need to invest in oil and gas, too
Editor's letter We need heavy investment in renewable energy, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But we also need continued investment in fossil fuels, to keep prices low and limit hardship on the way to net zero.
By Merryn Somerset Webb PublishedEditor's letter
Power your portfolio with renewable-energy stocks
Tips The COP26 conference showed that fossil fuels are on their way out. This is a big opportunity for companies developing the equipment and technology that will make green energy viable, says Matthew Partridge
By Dr Matthew Partridge PublishedTips
Is investors’ enthusiasm for renewable energy justified?
Analysis Investors have been pouring money into renewable energy funds. But the sector has had a tricky year so far. Max King looks at the opportunities for investors – and the risks.
By Max King PublishedAnalysis
How to invest in small nuclear reactors – the future of green energy
Opinion The UK’s electricity supply needs to be more robust for days when the wind doesn’t blow. We need nuclear power, says Dominic Frisby. And the future of nuclear power is SMRs – small modular reactors. Here’s how to invest.
By Dominic Frisby PublishedOpinion
Four energy efficiency and storage funds to buy now
Tips Energy efficiency and energy storage funds offer another way to invest in renewable power and profit from the green boom.
By David Stevenson Last updatedTips