• Japanese trading house takes €100m stake in renewables developer

    05 August 2013

    One of Japan's largest trading companies has agreed to buy a 25% stake in a solar and wind project developer for €100 million ($133 million).

  • UK GIB in 'landmark' Northern Ireland deal

    30 July 2013

    The UK's Green Investment Bank has helped to fund an £81 million ($124.5 million) combined heat and power plant that will burn wood reclaimed from landfill.

  • Chinese company buys struggling thin-film maker for 'minimal amount'

    25 July 2013

    A Chinese clean energy company has acquired its third thin-film solar panel maker "for pennies on the dollar", according to an analyst.

  • First UK solar fund IPO marks 'pivotal moment' for sector

    12 July 2013

    A UK solar photovoltaic (PV) investment fund has raised £130 million ($196.5 million) through a successful stock market flotation, in a move that marks a "pivotal moment in the growth of large-scale UK solar".

  • Investor consortium signs $260m US wind farm deal

    10 July 2013

    Owners of a US wind project have secured $260 million of financing from a consortium of investors.

  • Infrastructure fund bids for French wind firm

    08 July 2013

    A leading infrastructure fund, whose investors are mostly pension funds, has announced a friendly takeover bid for a financially troubled French wind company.

  • EDF Energies Nouvelles founder backs €20m water IPO

    05 July 2013

    A private equity-backed water treatment company has raised €20 million in an initial public offering (IPO) and attracted the founder of EDF Energies Nouvelles as cornerstone investor.

  • Terra Firma presses on with renewables sale plan, despite pulling German IPO

    04 July 2013

    Private equity group Terra Firma is pursuing plans for a possible sale of renewable energy company Infinis, despite pulling its planned flotation of German property firm Deutsche Annington.

  • 'First' biofuels facility to capture CO2 from coal-fired plant

    03 July 2013

    A company that uses algae to make biofuels is to build what it claims will be the world's first facility to capture carbon dioxide from a coal-fired power station for use as a feedstock.

  • Japanese firm completes €1.9bn purchase of European asset manager

    02 July 2013

    A leading European asset manager with a strong reputation for sustainable investing has been bought by a Japanese financial services group.