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  • NRG Yield closes $500m green bond

    08 August 2014

    NRG Yield has closed its green bond, after selling $500 million of notes to institutional investors.

  • Los Angeles issues PACE bond for energy efficiency upgrades

    08 August 2014

    Los Angeles has issued a $6.86 million bond to finance energy efficiency upgrades at a hotel in the county.

  • Biomass firm hopes to tap green bond market by the end of year

    07 August 2014

    A recently floated biomass firm plans to issue a labelled green bond by the end of the year, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Green Bonds: an investor's perspective

    05 August 2014

    As green bonds catch the eye of mainstream investors, Jupiter's Rhys Petheram gives his views on the emerging asset class – and how rating agencies could step up their work in this space to help define what is green.

  • NRG yieldco ups green bond to $500m

    01 August 2014

    NRG Yield has upsized its green bond offering from to $500 million, indicating strong demand from the market.

  • Mirova launches green bond fund in bid to develop market

    29 July 2014

    Responsible investment firm Mirova is planning to relaunch a fund, giving it a new focus on green and social bonds.

  • NRG yieldco issues $400m green bond to help buy biggest wind farm in US

    29 July 2014

    NRG Yield is to issue a $400 million green bond to help finance its acquisition of Alta Wind – the largest wind farm in North America.

  • Green bonds reach the tipping point

    22 July 2014

    A surge of corporate issues is supporting a bullish mood in the environmental bond market, says Graham Cooper

  • Sainsbury's secures £200m 'green loan' to fund low-carbon projects

    21 July 2014

    UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's has agreed a £200 million ($342 million) loan from Rabobank to support its programme of carbon reduction and sustainability projects.

  • 'First Asian green bond' issued [UPDATED]

    18 July 2014

    Taiwan-based firm the Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) Group has issued a $300 million green bond – thought to be the first to come out of Asia.