• John Kerry announces US backing for $134m of Althelia forestry loans

    28 May 2014

    US government guarantees will enable the Althelia Climate Fund to offer $133.8 million in commercial loans to forest conservation projects in developing countries, US Secretary of State John Kerry told the Carbon Expo conference in Cologne.

  • China solar energy giant aims to raise $774m from new share issue

    27 May 2014

    Shunfeng Photovoltaic International, China's largest independent solar energy company, plans to issue HK$6 billion ($774 million) of new shares to fund more utility-scale and distributed solar PV projects.

  • Eight Canadian wind projects secure C$61.4m finance

    23 May 2014

    A group of project developers has secured a C$61.4 million ($55.9 million) of financing to build eight wind farms in Nova Scotia.

  • Corporate green bond issuance to hit $20bn in 2014, predicts S&P

    21 May 2014

    The value of corporate green bond issues is set to grow to $20 billion in 2014, a new report from Standard & Poor's has predicted.

  • Ingenious completes solar acquisition with loan from Barclays

    20 May 2014

    Ingenious Clean Energy has completed the £27 million ($45 million) acquisition of three solar farms, after securing a £14.5 million loan from Barclays.

  • Connecticut green bank in $30m PACE securitisation

    20 May 2014

    Connecticut's green bank has announced the securitisation and sale of a $30 million portfolio of transactions financed under its commercial clean energy initiative.

  • Foresight agrees £100m solar loan facility

    19 May 2014

    Foresight Solar Fund has agreed a £100 million ($168.2 million) debt facility to help fund its plans to double its operating capacity over the next 12 months.

  • Climate change is a 'mega-trend' threatening sovereign ratings - S&P

    16 May 2014

    Climate change has joined 'ageing populations' as a global mega-trend that threatens to impact sovereign risk, according to rating agency Standard & Poor's.

  • EIB's latest 'tap' of Climate Awareness Bond takes total to €2.6bn

    15 May 2014

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued another €350 million ($480 million) 'tap' of its euro-denominated Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) maturing in November 2019, taking the total outstanding to €2.6 billion.

  • 'World's largest' offshore wind project finance deal agreed

    15 May 2014

    A €2.8 billion ($3.8 billion) project financing agreement has been secured for an offshore wind farm, in a deal that claims to be the largest of its kind.