• Goldman Sachs seals deal with world's largest offshore wind operator

    31 January 2014

    Goldman Sachs and two pension funds have bought about a quarter of Danish state energy company Dong Energy, in a move expected to boost its investments in offshore wind.

  • Agilitas invests in private UK waste management group Impetus

    30 January 2014

    Private equity group Agilitas has acquired an undisclosed stake in Impetus Waste Management, through its support of a management buyout led by managing director Ian Hunter.

  • Voting opens in EF's Deals of the Year awards

    29 January 2014

    Nominations are now open for the seventh annual Environmental Finance Deals of the Year awards.

  • Renewables M&A activity set for further boost after 2013 upturn – report

    28 January 2014

    Renewables mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity jumped in 2013 and will continue to rise as yield-hungry investors are attracted to the sector, PwC has forecast.

  • Gamesa and Areva join forces to create 'European offshore wind champion'

    21 January 2014

    Wind turbine maker Gamesa and power group Areva have agreed to join forces on offshore wind power, aiming to establish a leading position in the market.

  • Texas wind stake takes Google's renewables portfolio above 2GW

    15 January 2014

    Internet giant Google has added to its fast-growing portfolio of renewable energy assets with a $75 million investment in the Panhandle 2 wind farm near Amarillo in Texas. This takes the company's total renewables generation capacity above 2GW.

  • Resonance buys four wind farms as HgCapital fund exits UK investments

    13 January 2014

    Alternative asset manager Resonance has snapped up four wind farms in a move that has allowed the first renewables fund set up by HgCapital to exit its UK investments.

  • Tidal power firm is latest to plan public listing

    07 January 2014

    A tidal power project developer and turbine maker is the latest renewables company to eye a stock market flotation.

  • FCC sells majority stake in renewables arm

    02 January 2014

    Spanish construction firm FCC has sold a majority stake in its renewables division for €8 million ($11 million).

  • Impax renewables fund more than 60% committed after new investments

    13 December 2013

    Impax's second investment fund has announced new investments in renewable energy in Italy, Germany, Finland and Ireland.