• GIG claims success as it spreads its wings

    15 August 2018

    The Green Investment Group has had a successful first year in the private sector, with significant expansion overseas, Ed Northam tells Peter Cripps.

  • GIG makes first Asian acquisition

    14 August 2018

    The UK's Green Investment Group (GIG) has made its first acquisition in the Asian renewables market with the purchase of a portfolio of solar energy assets from Conergy.

  • Conergy acquisition to spark Australian solar battery storage growth

    04 August 2017

    Two US private equity funds have acquired solar energy company Conergy Asia, with plans to develop 1GW of combined solar-battery projects in Australia alone.

  • People moves

    18 March 2015

    A round-up of the latest new appointments and moves in the industry, including changes at BlackRock, SolarCity and SunEdison

  • RWE takes minority stake in solar firm Conergy

    17 March 2015

    German energy utility RWE has acquired a minority equity stake in Hamburg-based solar power company Conergy, for an undisclosed sum.

  • 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

  • Conergy says $60m bank guarantee will support expansion

    07 July 2014

    German solar energy company Conergy has secured a $60 million bank guarantee to help finance further growth.

  • UK plans to cut large-scale solar subsidies

    13 May 2014

    The UK government looks set to reduce support for solar photovoltaic farms with generating capacity of 5MW or higher from next year, in a move that has been described by the Solar Trade Association (STA) as a "crippling blow" to the progress of the sector.

  • Conergy eyes UK's sophisticated solar repackaging market

    20 February 2014

    The UK has become the most advanced market in the world for raising capital for 'repackaged' solar assets, the new owner of Conergy has claimed.

  • Solarstrom files for insolvency

    13 December 2013

    German project developer Solarstrom has filed for insolvency after a series of delays to payments it was expecting rendered it unable to meet near-term liabilities, including paying the interest on a bond.