• UBS fund takes 50% stake in EDF's Texan wind farm

    11 December 2013

    UBS International Infrastructure Fund is to buy a 50% equity stake in a 161MW Texas wind farm from EDF Renewable Energy for an undisclosed sum.

  • French infrastructure investor buys stake in offshore wind farm

    06 December 2013

    A French infrastructure investor has made its first investment in offshore wind, acquiring a 7.5% stake in the German Butendiek project.

  • Swedish government to buy 500,000 CERs

    06 December 2013

    A Swedish government agency has agreed to buy 500,000 carbon credits at above-market prices from a cookstove project in Uganda.

  • Sustainable Development plans $200m UK-China fund

    04 December 2013

    UK-based investment and advisory company Sustainable Development Capital LLP (SDCL) is planning a $200 million fund to promote energy efficiency in both China and the UK.

  • Willis and Endurance in innovative Australian weather derivatives deal

    03 December 2013

    Willis and Endurance Global Weather have completed a weather derivatives deal to protect a mining firm against the financial impacts of cyclones and heavy rainfall during the construction of a major project.

  • PensionDanmark takes £153m stake in six UK wind farms

    03 December 2013

    PensionDanmark has acquired a 49% stake in a group of UK wind farms owned and run by Falck Renewables, forming a partnership that could lead to further investments.

  • Pension fund invests €120m in Dutch offshore wind farm

    02 December 2013

    A pension fund has invested €120 million ($163 million) in a Dutch offshore wind farm that is nearing financial close.

  • Offshore wind grid group issues £305m bond with EIB credit enhancement

    28 November 2013

    A company that operates a power connection between an offshore wind farm and the grid has become the first renewables-related bond to receive credit enhancement through a European Investment Bank (EIB) programme.

  • Financial close reached for £760m UK waste-to-energy plant

    28 November 2013

    A UK resource management company and its investment partners have signed a £760 million ($1.2 billion) contract with a waste authority for a waste-to-energy project.

  • CDM rescue fund seeks proposals

    27 November 2013

    Developers of projects that qualify for carbon credits under the Clean Development Mechanism, but are not economically viable at present, are being invited to sell credits to a newly formed fund until 8 January.