• STEAG secures financing for €192m Romanian wind farm

    13 June 2014

    German power generator STEAG has closed its latest funding round for the Crucea wind farm.

  • EU eyes innovative finance tools to improve energy efficiency

    04 June 2014

    Ambitious energy efficiency targets will require significant investment from the private sector. Clare Taylor reviews the innovative financing mechanisms the EU is putting in place to achieve this.

  • Clean energy accounts for 30% of EBRD investments

    19 May 2014

    Almost 30% of investments by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) last year were for renewable energy, energy efficiency and other responses to climate change.

  • 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.

  • Institutional investors snap up EBRD green bond

    11 September 2013

    The latest 'environmental sustainability' bond from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has been bought by 14 institutional investors.

  • EBRD planning $250m green bond

    10 September 2013

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is planning to issue a $250 million 'environmental sustainability' bond.

  • EIB to phase out coal-fired lending

    24 July 2013

    One of the world's biggest energy lenders, the European Investment Bank, has adopted new lending policies expected to see it phase out the financing of coal-fired power plants.

  • Can green bonds go mainstream?

    20 June 2013

    The green bond market is on the march after the first billion-dollar issuance, but what is needed for the fledgling asset class to break into the mainstream, asks Elza Holmstedt Pell

  • EBRD launches resource efficiency financing initiative

    06 June 2013

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has unveiled plans for an initiative to finance water and materials efficiency projects.