• 220MW wind portfolio 'up for sale'

    07 August 2014

    A 'for sale' sign has been hoisted above a 220MW portfolio of onshore and offshore wind farms, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • 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.

  • First Solar nears decision on yieldco, dismisses plunge in Q2 earnings

    06 August 2014

    First Solar has stuck by yearly earnings forecasts, despite dire results for Q2, and said it is due to decide on the launch of a yieldco in coming months.

  • First Solar sells stake in Jordan's largest solar PV project

    04 August 2014

    First Solar has sold its stake in the Middle East's largest solar photovoltaic (PV) project.

  • Statkraft sells 49% stake in UK onshore wind portfolio to Chinese

    01 August 2014

    Norwegian power firm Statkraft has sold a 49% stake in its UK onshore wind portfolio to a firm that helps invest China's foreign exchange reserves.

  • SolarCity to tap ABS market for third time, with $200m issue [UPDATED]

    25 July 2014

    SolarCity has revealed plans to raise $201.5 million in its largest issue of asset backed securities to date.

  • ADB issues $50m 'risk sharing loan' to Indonesia geothermal project

    25 July 2014

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reinforced its commitment to kickstart Indonesia's geothermal sector by providing a $50 million 'risk sharing loan' to help a 240MW project get off the ground.

  • Small size of UK renewables subsidy budget 'to trigger auctions'

    24 July 2014

    The renewables industry was shocked by the smaller-than-expected size of the UK government's subsidy pot for established technologies, amid warnings that it will trigger a competitive auction process.

  • First large solar project in East Africa built with Norwegian funding

    24 July 2014

    The first utility-scale solar photovoltaic power project in East Africa – funded by Norway's largest life insurance company and the country's development fund – is set to open next month.

  • Solar pioneer in €10m 'solar cells of the future' investment

    21 July 2014

    A solar pioneer today announced a €10 million investment to start manufacturing a new type of highly efficient solar cell, and said he is seeking further equity investments in the project.