• Offshore wind grid group issues £305m bond with EIB credit enhancement

    28 November 2013

    A company that operates a power connection between an offshore wind farm and the grid has become the first renewables-related bond to receive credit enhancement through a European Investment Bank (EIB) programme.

  • Standards boost forest carbon market

    16 July 2013

    As the Woodland Carbon Code is launched on the Markit Environmental Registry, Pat Snowdon reviews the evolution of the UK's forest carbon market and the potential for other markets in ecosystem services

  • More credits now eligible in Australia's Carbon Pricing Mechanism

    16 May 2013

    Australia has extended the range of Carbon Farming Initiative credits that emitters covered by its carbon scheme can use, but market participants say project development remains hampered by uncertainty ahead of the Australian election.

  • Australia slashes 2015 carbon price forecast

    15 May 2013

    Australia has more than halved its carbon price forecast for 2015 as a result of the plunge in prices in the EU, meaning government carbon revenues will be A$2.1 billion less than estimated over the next four years.

  • RAMP Carbon gains licence to trade Australian carbon

    18 December 2012

    Melbourne-based carbon advisory and project developer RAMP Carbon has been awarded a licence to trade Australian carbon credits, ahead of a 31 December deadline for existing companies.

  • Market survey: In for the long haul

    12 December 2012

    It's been another tough year in the carbon markets – but the winners of Carbon Finance's 2012 Annual Rankings, including Standard Bank's Geoff Sinclair, are determined to ride out the trough. Peter Cripps reports