Archive

  • Obama pollution plan boosts prospects for renewables … and Paris

    04 August 2015

    Barack Obama has laid down tough measures to tackle emissions from US power plants, in a bold statement that is expected to boost the renewables sector and facilitate a global climate change agreement.

  • Impax private equity fund exits wind farm

    03 August 2015

    Sustainable investment specialist Impax Asset Management has sold a wind farm in France.

  • Tool to help investors assess deforestation risks to portfolios

    31 July 2015

    Banks and investors are being urged to assess the risks to their portfolios from deforestation, using a new tool created by the UN.

  • FTSE creates indexes to exclude coal

    30 July 2015

    FTSE Russell has extended its range of fossil-fuel free indexes with a new series excluding coal and mining firms, as the divestment movement gathers pace.

  • "Lack of clarity" on carbon markets in draft UN text worries industry

    27 July 2015

    The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), a non-profit representing more than 150 companies, has expressed concern over the negotiating text prepared for the UN's climate change meeting in Paris in December.

  • Good Energy hires Meyrick from Eneco

    23 July 2015

    Carbon market veteran Mark Meyrick is joining UK renewables company Good Energy as director of wholesale and trading after more than five years as head of the carbon desk at Dutch utility Eneco.

  • TerraForm Global to offer $800m green bond alongside IPO

    20 July 2015

    SunEdison's latest yieldco, TerraForm Global, will offer an $800 million green bond alongside its IPO on Nasdaq today.

  • Biomass mini-bond issued

    20 July 2015

    A company that installs biomass boilers has secured funding for its portfolio of projects in a deal funded by a £4.8 million ($7.5 million) bond issue.

  • Jinko signs $150m loan with consortium led by Credit Suisse

    17 July 2015

    Chinese solar manufacturer JinkoSolar has signed a $150 million loan with a consortium of financial institutions led by investment bank Credit Suisse.

  • GIB and Equitix invest £30m to finance CHP power plant

    17 July 2015

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) and Equitix have invested £30 million ($47 million) to finance the construction of a combined heat and power (CHP) plant.