• Chinese PV maker bids for stake in bankrupt Suntech unit

    09 October 2013

    A Chinese solar panel manufacturer has disclosed plans to inject cash into Suntech's insolvent manufacturing unit as it placed a bid for a stake in the debt-laden solar module giant.

  • Aviva buys UK solar assets from private equity group

    08 October 2013

    Private equity group Zouk Capital has sold an 8.6MW portfolio of residential solar assets to Aviva Investors, the asset management division of insurance giant Aviva. The price was not disclosed.

  • Norway to buy 30 million offsets to rescue 'stranded' CDM projects

    03 October 2013

    Norway's ministry of finance has signed an agreement to buy up to 30 million carbon credits from projects that risk being discontinued because of low emissions prices.

  • Plans for two of Africa's biggest wind farms advance

    03 October 2013

    Ambitious plans to use renewable energy to help revolutionise Kenya's economy have been boosted by two significant break-throughs.

  • Monsanto pays $1bn for weather risk firm

    03 October 2013

    Agribusiness giant Monsanto is to acquire The Climate Corporation, a provider of weather hedging services to arable farmers, for $930 million.

  • Duke adds 400MW of wind capacity in Texas

    30 September 2013

    US power generator Duke Energy is to build two 200MW wind farms in Texas, taking its total wind generation capacity to more than 2GW.

  • Vestas and Mitsubishi form offshore wind joint venture

    27 September 2013

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will inject up to €300 million ($406 million) into a joint venture with wind turbine manufacturer Vestas, which aims to establish a strong position in the offshore market.

  • US asset manager to buy four more Conergy subsidiaries

    26 September 2013

    Kawa Capital Management will buy a further four units in German solar pioneer Conergy, which has called in administrators, it announced today.

  • Fund consortium backs US solar developer

    05 September 2013

    A consortium of funds has invested $67.3 million in a US solar company to finance the development of utility-scale solar projects.

  • RenRe Energy Advisors sold for 'mid double-digit million dollars'

    03 September 2013

    Munich Re is to pay a "mid double-digit million" dollar price to acquire RenRe Energy Advisors, a leading weather derivatives dealer, from Bermuda-based RenaissanceRe Holdings.