Swiss utility buys stake in German offshore wind project
A Swiss utility has acquired a stake in the planned Butendiek offshore wind farm from its developer.
Japanese trading firm buys 90% stake in US wind project
One of Japan's largest trading houses has acquired a 90% stake in a wind farm developed by EDF Renewable Energy.
Tidal power firm is latest to plan public listing
A tidal power project developer and turbine maker is the latest renewables company to eye a stock market flotation.
$800bn 'oil fund' manager sets up climate change and water reporting framework
The manager of Norway's NOK5 trillion ($800 billion) 'oil fund' has created frameworks to analyse and compare the quality of corporate reporting on climate change and water risks.
FCC sells majority stake in renewables arm
Spanish construction firm FCC has sold a majority stake in its renewables division for €8 million ($11 million).
Looking back at 2013
Stranded assets, retroactive subsidy cuts and backloading were among the themes that dominated the markets in 2013. Peter Cripps looks back on some of the highs and lows of the past 12 months.
Time to advance?
Advanced biofuel makers have disappointed some investors in their struggle to ramp up production to a commercial scale. But do recent plant developments and investment decisions indicate that the sector is turning a corner, asks Elza Holmstedt Pell
UBS fund takes 50% stake in EDF's Texan wind farm
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.
Swedish pension fund invests SEK2bn to reduce fossil fuel exposure
One of Sweden's largest pension funds has invested SEK2 billion ($307 million) in a fund to lower its exposure to fossil fuels, and will ramp up its investment in low-carbon equity strategies to SEK6 billion by the end of the year.
EIB makes €50m equity investment in renewables fund
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has committed €50 million ($69 million) to a fund that invests in European renewable energy.