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  • Deutsche Bank parts company with carbon research head

    07 November 2013

    Mark Lewis has stepped down as head of carbon research at Deutsche Bank, just months after the bank pulled the plug on its emissions trading activities.

  • Infinis passes milestone on road to '£930m' float

    04 November 2013

    The renewables company run by private equity giant Terra Firma, has provided further details of its plans to float this month, in a move expected to value the company at up to £930 million ($1.5 billion).

  • Mainstream group wins 360MW wind contracts in South Africa

    30 October 2013

    A consortium led by Ireland's Mainstream Renewable Power is poised to invest ZAR 9 billion ($913 million) to develop three new wind farms in South Africa with a combined capacity of 360MW.

  • NGOs claim victory as Arctic drilling platform plans scrapped

    25 October 2013

    Plans to build two Arctic oil drilling platforms have been scrapped after environmentalists warned the project's financiers that the activities would jeopardise the future of one of the most endangered whale species.

  • Terra Firma to float '£1.5bn' Infinis

    21 October 2013

    Private equity giant Terra Firma's Infinis Energy is set to become the latest renewables firm to tap the public markets after it announced plans for a float that could value the company at £1.5 billion ($2.4 billion).

  • People moves

    16 October 2013

    The latest people moves in the environmental markets, including appointments at the Green Climate Fund, Global Reporting Initiative, Green Investment Bank, Trillium Asset Management and more

  • Turning trash into cash

    19 August 2013

    Investment in waste-to-energy projects has been stifled by perceived risks. But there are signs that the maturing sector is starting to become increasingly attractive. Elza Holmstedt Pell reports

  • Japanese trading house takes €100m stake in renewables developer

    05 August 2013

    One of Japan's largest trading companies has agreed to buy a 25% stake in a solar and wind project developer for €100 million ($133 million).

  • Terra Firma 'makes progress with £1.5bn' Infinis sale

    05 August 2013

    Private equity giant Terra Firma has reportedly made progress in its attempt to find a buyer for its clean energy company Infinis, in a move expected to generate about £1.5 billion ($2.3 billion).

  • Terra Firma presses on with renewables sale plan, despite pulling German IPO

    04 July 2013

    Private equity group Terra Firma is pursuing plans for a possible sale of renewable energy company Infinis, despite pulling its planned flotation of German property firm Deutsche Annington.