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