• AGL Energy launches A$3bn renewables fund

    10 February 2016

    Just a week after it exited the gas sector, Australia's AGL Energy announced plans to launch an A$3 billion ($2.1 billion) renewables fund, as part of its strategy to realign to a "cleaner future".

  • EF BRIEFS: GIB, WKN & John Laing, EY, UGE acquires Endura

    08 February 2016

    Gregor Paterson-Jones has left the UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) and joined the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), as an investment committee member.

  • EF BRIEFS: Abengoa, BlackRock & GIB, ForVEI, China Ming Yang, Stockholm, Gold Standard

    05 February 2016

    Stricken renewables developer Abengoa has sold to Masdar its stake in Shams1, the largest operating renewables plant in the Middle East.

  • Carbon specialist devises method of measuring green bond impacts

    03 February 2016

    A US carbon offset registry is drafting a methodology for measuring the carbon impact of green bonds.

  • Best performing funds of 2015: Pioneer Ecology

    02 February 2016

    The fund outperformed in 2015, helped by its decision to ditch solar and stick with wind stocks. Fund manager Christian Zimmermann talks to Peter Cripps.

  • EF BRIEFS: Iberdrola, Munich Re, CoPower, Haringey Council Pension Fund, Swiss Re

    25 January 2016

    MEAG, the asset management arm of Munich Re, has bought a 27MW solar farm in the UK from BayWa r.e.

  • Chinese bank to issue RMB50bn in green bonds

    21 January 2016

    A Chinese commercial bank has gained regulatory approval to issue up to RMB50 billion ($7.6 billion) of green bonds, according to a document filed with the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

  • VC firm launches renewable heat platform

    18 January 2016

    A platform to invest in renewable heat was launched today, and has made its first investment.

  • EF BRIEFS: Comtec, Invenergy, Impax, Eneco UK, Indonesia

    11 January 2016

    Solar manufacturer Comtec's shares have fallen more than 7% today as the firm entered into a subscription agreement to sell almost 930 million shares, raising some HK$611 million ($78.7 million).

  • NYSE allows Yingli to stay after share price hike

    07 January 2016

    Chinese solar panel maker Yingli Green Energy has dodged exclusion from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) after executing a reverse stock split to increase the price of its shares.