Best Performing Funds of 2019: Erste WWF Stock Environment
Solar energy holdings and takeover activity pushes Erste WWF Stock Environment to deliver a strong performance in 2019, writes Ahren Lester.
US Solar Fund acquires 128MW project
Renewables asset owner US Solar Fund (USF) has acquired a 128MW solar farm in Utah, US, from solar developer Longroad, investing $30 million for 100% of the equity of the Milford Solar Project.
Investec launches Global Environment Fund
Investec Asset Management has launched a fund to invest in public companies that benefit from the trend towards decarbonisation.
Funds of 2018: RobecoSAM Smart Energy
It was a difficult year for alternative energy funds, but the prospects for the theme remain bright. Elena K Johansson reports
Green bonds round-up - 24 Oct - 17 new deals
Royal Schiphol Group, the owner of Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, has priced a green bond worth €500 million ($576 million), making it the first European airport to issue green-labelled notes.
Three yieldcos sold in less than a week
A yieldco sale frenzy over the past couple of days has seen deals struck to buy NRG Yield, 8point3 and Saeta Yield.
NRG yieldco sell-off 'unlikely' to spark bidding war
A bidding war is unlikely in NRG Energy's sale of up to 100% of its stake in yieldco NRG Yield, even if strong interest exists, a financial analyst has said.
Pattern Energy makes $7 billion renewables commitment
US yieldco Pattern Energy (PEGI) plans to invest $7 billion to expand its portfolio of renewables projects as part of its five-year business plan.
US Yieldcos: escaping the parent trap
A recent spate of M&As in the yieldco space seems to point to a new chapter in the model's evolution. Hamza Ali reports
8point3 a strategic sale, but Atlantica may be broken-up, says UBS
As the parent sponsors of 8point3 Energy Partners (CAFD) and Atlantica Yield (ABY) prepare to sell their stakes, the future of the two yieldcos may be quite different, said an analysist for UBS.