STEAG secures financing for €192m Romanian wind farm
German power generator STEAG has closed its latest funding round for the Crucea wind farm.
EU eyes innovative finance tools to improve energy efficiency
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has unveiled plans for an initiative to finance water and materials efficiency projects.