• Pension funds strike deal to invest in UK solar assets

    22 December 2023
  • Renewables funds can help meet huge emerging market infrastructure needs, says LSEG

    14 December 2017

    Renewable energy funds could be key to bridging the "colossal" green infrastructure financing needs of emerging market countries, according to David Harris.

  • UK solar assets outshine wind for UK yieldcos in H2

    27 February 2017

    Sunshine levels in the UK were more beneficial for renewables investors than wind conditions, in the second half of 2016, according to results from UK yieldcos.

  • EF BRIEFS: Swedish real estate green bond; Greencoat equity raise

    18 November 2016

    A Swedish real estate firm has returned to the green bond market with its third and largest offering, raising SEK700 million ($76 million).

  • NESF to double in size under share issuance programme

    31 October 2016

    UK yieldco NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has been given the go ahead by shareholders to issue more than £350 million ($426 million) in shares over the coming year.

  • EF BRIEFS: REG; Bluefield Solar; GRI

    07 October 2016

    US biofuel company Renewable Energy Group (REG) has reached agreement with Wells Fargo and Fifth Third Bank to expand its line of credit to $150 million from $60 million.

  • Aviva agrees long-term finance facility for UK yieldco

    27 September 2016

    Aviva Investors has agreed to provide long-term financing for Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF), a London-listed investment company focussing on large-scale industrial and agricultural solar assets.

  • The growing pains of UK yieldcos

    22 July 2016

    Weakening policy support and uncertainties caused by Brexit are among the challenges faced by the fledgling asset class. But it remains resilient, reports Peter Cripps

  • BSIF increases credit facility and buys six projects

    26 January 2016

    Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has purchased six UK solar farms, expanding its capacity of its portfolio by a third.

  • Bluefield Solar Income Fund 'unaffected' by planned UK subsidy cuts

    26 October 2015

    Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) remains bullish about the UK solar market despite recently-proposed cuts to subsidies for small utility-scale renewable energy.