• Macquarie inks two UK renewables deals

    28 October 2019

    Australian investment bank Macquarie is to finance a solar photovoltaic (PV) energy project undertaken by supermarket chain Tesco, and will also acquire an additional stake in a Welsh offshore wind farm.

  • Green Investment Group plots future in green advisory services

    03 October 2019

    The Macquarie-owned Green Investment Group (GIG) has signalled its intention to increasingly muscle in on the ‘green advisory’ services market, amid the accelerating growth of the green bond market.

  • Macquarie targets A$1bn raise for renewables, other infrastructure

    28 August 2019

    Macquarie Group is planning a A$1 billion ($675 million) capital raise to support investments in renewable energy, and other technology and infrastructure.

  • People Moves: BNP Paribas Asset Management, Allianz GI, BlackRock, Pivot Power, Green Investment Group and Renewables Consulting Group

    29 March 2019

    Gabriel Wilson-Otto has joined BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) as head of stewardship for Asia-Pacific at its Sustainability Centre.

  • African yieldco gets GIG-backed blended finance boost

    17 January 2019

    The planned launch of an African renewables yieldco has been boosted with R1 billion ($72.8 million) in cornerstone investment from Investec and a UK-based public-private-partnership.

  • UK seeks £400m EV fund manager with eye on lost EIB funding

    31 July 2018

    The UK ‘will be prepared’ for the European Investment Bank (EIB) to pull funding for clean energy infrastructure projects, the country’s government has suggested.

  • Green Investment Group closes €270m Swedish wind project

    20 July 2018

    Macquarie's Green Investment Group (GIG) has reached a €270 million ($310 million) financial close on an onshore wind project backed by one of the longest corporate wind power purchase agreements (PPAs) in existence.

  • Steering group for Green Finance Institute announced

    16 July 2018

    A steering group has been assembled to guide the launch of the UK's Green Finance Institute.

  • Macquarie completes £500m Green Loan Principle-aligned issue

    13 June 2018

    Macquarie has become the first financial institution to issue in line with regional Green Loan Principles (GLPs), it claimed, following its issue of £500 million ($666 million) in green notes.

  • TRIG enters offshore wind with £80m investment

    02 January 2018

    UK-listed yieldco The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has broken into the offshore wind market with an £80 million ($108 million) investment in the Sheringham Shoal project.