Archive

  • Filling the gap - connecting financiers to energy efficiency projects

    25 April 2016

    A new investor network aims to help investors find suitable energy efficiency programmes, and speed up the flow of capital to this widely overlooked asset class, explains Steve Fawkes

  • Industry and NGOs lobby airlines to use REDD+ carbon offsets

    04 April 2016

    Airlines have been urged to use emission reduction credits generated by forestry protection projects, in two new papers from the Climate Markets & Investment Association and a group of NGOs.

  • KKR's green programme has $1bn of financial impact

    22 October 2014

    Private equity giant KKR said its Green Portfolio Programme (GPP) has had $1.2 billion of financial impact since it began six years ago.

  • What the UN Climate Summit needs to deliver

    22 September 2014

    Ahead of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's climate summit in New York this month, a selection of thought leaders give their views on what they hope will be agreed at the gathering.

  • Talking about a revolution

    29 April 2014

    The US is leading the way when it comes to innovation in energy efficiency finance, and could be on the cusp of a revolution more important than the shale gas boom, argues Steven Fawkes

  • The next generation

    27 March 2014

    US President Barack Obama is forging ahead with federal guidelines to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants. Katie Kouchakji looks at what form the standards could take, the implications for investors

  • An inflection point for energy efficiency financing?

    29 January 2014

    There is a tangible sense of frustration at the slow progress being made in scaling up the European energy efficiency market. Traditional players need to learn from the more dynamic markets in the US, or risk being overtaken by rivals with new business models, argues Steven Fawkes

  • Looking back at 2013

    18 December 2013

    Stranded assets, retroactive subsidy cuts and backloading were among the themes that dominated the markets in 2013. Peter Cripps looks back on some of the highs and lows of the past 12 months.

  • So far, so good...

    12 December 2013

    It's been a solid first year for California's cap-and-trade scheme, and market participants are upbeat about 2014, when new buyers will likely emerge and the programme will link with Quebec. Elza Holmstedt Pell reports

  • California carbon allowances for 2016 sell out for the first time

    22 August 2013

    California's latest auction of 2016 carbon allowances has for the first time been oversubscribed, in a sign of confidence in the future of the state's carbon trading system.