• BaltCap acquires controlling stake in recycling firm Ecoservice

    04 April 2014

    A private equity fund managed by BaltCap has acquired a 75% stake in waste and recycling company Ecoservice.

  • Terra Firma's RTR buys solar farms from EDF

    04 April 2014

    A company owned by Guy Hands' private equity giant Terra Firma has bought two Sicilian solar photovoltaic (PV) plants from EDF's renewables arm.

  • US utilities join forces to develop solar projects

    25 March 2014

    Two leading developers of renewable energy in the US – Sempra US Gas & Power and Consolidated Edison (ConEdison) Development – are to work together to develop five solar projects in California and Nevada, with a combined capacity of 360MW.

  • NEC to buy energy storage firm A123 for $100m

    25 March 2014

    NEC Corporation is to acquire A123 Energy Solutions for $100 million, in a move the Japanese conglomerate said would make it a leader in lithium-ion energy storage systems.

  • WHEB sells interest in Petainer to co-investor Next Wave Partners

    25 March 2014

    Private equity firm WHEB has doubled its money on its 2008 stake in packaging manufacturer Petainer, it has announced.

  • New advisory firm 'to boost secondary market in renewables'

    12 March 2014

    A new company – MegaWatt-X – has been launched to facilitate a secondary market in renewable energy assets.

  • GIB and Equitix in £24.5m biomass deal with turkey farming giant

    10 March 2014

    The UK's pioneering Green Investment Bank and fund manager Equitix are to invest £24.5 million to finance the installation of biomass boilers at UK turkey farming giant Bernard Matthews.

  • Duke buys 40MW of California solar from Infigen

    07 March 2014

    Duke Energy's renewables division has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of 40MW of solar photovoltaic projects in California, more than doubling its presence in the state.

  • $10m financing deal to boost energy storage

    06 March 2014

    Green Charge Networks, a California-based supplier of energy storage systems, has agreed a financing programme with TIP Capital, a provider of equipment finance, to help industrial, municipal and retail customers acquire its technology.

  • SunEdison agrees financing and imminent sale of first UK projects

    03 March 2014

    SunEdison's first UK solar energy projects are due to be operational later this month, the US-based photovoltaics specialist said.