• Oxford Capital sells a UK solar portfolio

    10 September 2015

    Private equity firm Oxford Capital has sold a portfolio of residential rooftop solar to a UK private investment firm.

  • Yingli enters West African solar market with 150MW JV

    04 September 2015

    China's troubled solar firm Yingli Green Energy has turned its focus to West Africa for the first time, after setting up a joint venture that aims to build 150MW of capacity in the region.

  • Financing offshore wind: blowing in the right direction

    03 September 2015

    What are the lessons to be learned from the numerous success stories in the offshore wind so far, asks Roland Chalons-Browne

  • Italian renewables firm issues bond

    26 August 2015

    Italian renewables firm Building Energy has abandoned plans to issue a green bond, coming to market with €30 million of unlabelled notes instead.

  • US carbon prices buoyant as more states eye trading

    26 August 2015

    Prices of emission allowances in North America's mandatory carbon markets have been rising this year, amid speculation that more states may join them or set up linked trading regimes.

  • US government to insure PACE mortgages in bid to ramp up energy transition

    26 August 2015

    The US government has pledged to insure mortgages for homes under Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) in order to boost the programme's flagging residential market.

  • Henderson SRI fund measures carbon footprint

    26 August 2015

    Henderson Global Care Growth Fund has started analysing the carbon footprint of its portfolio using Trucost data, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • ING Bank H1 sustainable lending increases to €20.9bn

    25 August 2015

    ING Bank has increased its sustainable lending for the first half of the year to €20.9 billion ($24.1 billion), an increase of 7% compared with the proceeding half year.

  • Consortium lands 'unprecedented' debt package for Australian wind

    20 August 2015

    John Laing and other investors have landed 'an unprecedented' financing package to build an Australian wind farm.

  • Yieldco dream still alive for Canadian Solar, despite market volatility

    19 August 2015

    Canadian Solar has stuck by its plans to launch a yieldco, despite share prices of similar vehicles having nosedived in recent months.