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  • Set climate targets, power sector told by investors with $11trn in assets

    20 December 2018

    Twelve of Europe’s highest-emitting power companies have been instructed to set out Paris-aligned transition plans by a group of investors with $11.5 trillion in assets under management (AUM), as they warn of the ‘potentially catastrophic’ effects of climate change.

  • Could blockchain save the planet?

    24 April 2018

    Cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, are notoriously energy-intensive. But the blockchain technology they rely on could give a boost to environmental markets, experts believe. Graham Cooper reports.

  • Green Investment Group and GE make €800m Swedish onshore wind investment

    08 November 2017

    GE and the Green Investment Group (GIG) have partnered to build a 650MW wind farm in Sweden, the largest onshore wind development in Europe.

  • GIB's offshore wind fund passes £1bn in AUM with final investment

    13 January 2017

    The Green Investment Bank's (GIB) offshore wind fund made its final investment, acquiring a 44% stake in Lincs offshore wind farm for £429 million ($524.4 million), to take its assets under management (AUM) to £1.12 billion.

  • Companies take $14bn hit from water problems in 2016, CDP finds

    18 November 2016

    The value of water-related financial impacts borne by companies soared to $14 billion last year, up from $2.6 billion the previous year.

  • Centrica to exit wind sector and focus on distributed energy and efficiency

    30 July 2015

    UK utility Centrica is to exit the wind sector in favour of distributed energy and energy efficiency.

  • Abengoa and EIG form $9.5bn joint venture

    06 January 2015

    Spanish energy company Abengoa has formed a joint venture with EIG Global Energy Partners to develop a $9.5 billion pipeline of projects.

  • Profile: Neil Eckert - Aggregated Micro Power

    18 November 2014

    Former Climate Exchange CEO Neil Eckert believes small-scale biomass has an important and potentially lucrative role to play in the energy transition. Peter Cripps reports on his latest venture