• EF BRIEFS: SocGen, Barclays, Trina, Enel, GIB, Camco, Capital Stage, IIGCC, GE and Alstom

    18 November 2015

    Societe Generale has adopted a climate policy ahead of the Paris climate summit that will see it pull out of some coal financing and double financing for renewables by 2020.

  • EF BRIEFS: Downing, Lekela, Recurrent Energy, Enbridge, Climate Bonds Initiative, GRI, Global CCS Institute, IETA

    06 November 2015

    London-based investment firm Downing will invest £20 million ($30 million) in biomass projects as part of a joint venture with developer Strand Energy.

  • GIB backs £107m waste-to-energy project

    05 November 2015

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has taken a major equity stake in a waste-to-energy plant in Northern Ireland.

  • £1.5bn offshore wind project in first-of-its-kind financing

    30 October 2015

    A £1.5 billion ($2.3 billion) offshore wind project has become the first in the UK to attract lenders ahead of construction, after it received backing from 13 banks and four equity partners.

  • UK government slammed for "rushed and potentially botched" privatisation of Green Investment Bank

    21 October 2015

    The Green Investment Bank (GIB) risks being "paralysed by privatisation" in a process some investors say risks undermining the organisation.

  • UK GIB raises further £335m for offshore wind fund

    13 October 2015

    The UK Green Investment Bank's (GIB) offshore wind fund has reached £818 million ($1.25 billion) of capitalisation as its reaches second close – making it the country's largest ever renewables fund.

  • Barclays, GIB and John Laing invest £138m in UK biomass

    21 September 2015

    Barclays, the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and infrastructure firm John Laing have teamed up on a £138 million ($214 million) deal for a combined heat and power (CHP) plant in the UK.

  • GIB forms partnership with Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

    18 September 2015

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult are to collaborate in an attempt to boost offshore renewable energy investments in the UK.

  • Green bonds: The state of sterling

    14 August 2015

    With only a handful of green bonds so far issued in sterling, what is holding the market back, asks Sophie Robinson-Tillett

  • City pension fund invests in GIB-backed renewables company

    10 August 2015

    Greater Manchester Pension Fund has committed £10 million ($15 million) to a community renewable energy firm supported by the UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB).