• Conergy in '€100m' UK solar farm deal

    22 November 2013

    Two UK developers have sold five solar farms and have given the buyers the option to purchase an additional four projects, in a deal that could be worth more than €100 million ($134.4 million).

  • KKR and Google join forces to invest in US solar

    15 November 2013

    Private equity giant KKR has partnered with Google to invest in a portfolio of US solar projects, in a deal understood to be worth $400 million.

  • Hong Kong-listed solar firm to buy bankrupt Suntech unit for $492m

    04 November 2013

    A Chinese solar company will pay RMB3 billion ($492 million) to acquire the insolvent manufacturing unit of solar panel giant Suntech.

  • Mainstream group wins 360MW wind contracts in South Africa

    30 October 2013

    A consortium led by Ireland's Mainstream Renewable Power is poised to invest ZAR 9 billion ($913 million) to develop three new wind farms in South Africa with a combined capacity of 360MW.

  • Gates takes €113m stake in Spain's FCC

    22 October 2013

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates has bought a 6% stake in Spanish infrastructure and environmental services company FCC for €113.5 million ($155.9 million).

  • Advanced biofuels maker gets $100m from Khosla, Gates

    22 October 2013

    Khosla Ventures and Gates Ventures have, in two separate transactions, committed to invest a total of $100 million to help a US manufacturer of non-food biofuels to expand its production capacity.

  • Samsung agrees finance for Canada's largest solar project

    16 October 2013

    Samsung Renewable Energy has formed a partnership with investment firm Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure and the native Canadian community Six Nations of the First River, to provide equity finance for Canada's largest solar energy project.

  • Voting begins in 14th annual Environmental Finance rankings

    15 October 2013

    Voting has opened in the annual Environmental Finance market rankings – the largest and most closely watched survey of the world's environmental markets.

  • UK GIB refinances Masdar's stake in largest offshore wind farm

    11 October 2013

    The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and four other lenders have invested £266 million ($425 million) to refinance Masdar's stake in the world's largest offshore wind farm.

  • French cleantech fund makes first US investment

    10 October 2013

    A young Paris-based venture capital firm specialising in clean energy and environmental technologies has bought an undisclosed stake in a Californian energy efficiency company.