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  • EF BRIEFS: Suzlon, Enel Green Power, Appaloosa, SunEdison, Vivint, Spanish auction

    15 January 2016

    Indian renewables firm Suzlon has secured INR23 billion ($344 million) from existing investors to help it ramp up its operations.

  • EF BRIEFS: Moody's, S&P, Macquarie, UK SIF, Axa IM, TRIG, EDF, Apple

    13 November 2015

    Moody's has given its first public rating of a wind farm, in a move it says sets an important precedent for the emerging asset class.

  • EDPR halts yieldco plans

    15 September 2015

    EDP Renováveis (EDPR), the renewables arm of Portuguese utility EDP, has become the latest company to halt plans to launch a European focused yieldco.

  • HASI makes $144m wind investment

    21 October 2014

    Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (HASI) has invested $144 million in a portfolio of 10 operating US wind projects owned by JP Morgan.

  • Funds tilt towards energy efficiency

    10 October 2014

    Concerns over energy security and regulatory pressures are driving leading environmental funds to increase their exposure to companies offering energy efficient products and services. Graham Cooper reports

  • Egyptian bank pays $208m for 49% of French wind energy firm

    01 October 2014

    EFG Hermes, a Cairo-based investment bank with $3.6 billion in assets under management, has bought a 49% stake in EDPR France, a major wind farm developer, for $208 million.

  • Bank of America, GE, Schlumberger dropped from Dow Jones sustainability index

    11 September 2014

    General Electric, Bank of America Corp and Schlumberger have all been dropped from the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) this year, following an annual review of constituents carried out by sustainable investment specialist RobecoSAM.

  • 8GW of projects make final stage of UK bidding round

    04 December 2013

    A total of 16 projects with a combined generation capacity of 8GW have made it through to the final stage of the UK government's bidding round for subsidies.

  • Spain deals '€1.35bn' blow to renewables firms

    15 July 2013

    Spain's latest planned subsidy cuts will cost the renewables sector €1.35 billion ($1.8 billion), according to a research note.