Archive

  • RET Capital makes its debut in wind with $239m financing deal

    15 July 2015

    Renewable Energy Trust (RET) Capital has branched out into the wind sector after closing a $238.6 million financing package for an operating site in California.

  • $531.8bn of green bonds remain unlabelled, says research

    08 July 2015

    The green bond market would be $531.8 billion larger if all eligible bonds were labelled, according to the latest figures on the market.

  • European parliament approves reform of carbon market

    08 July 2015

    The European parliament has voted decisively to approve a reform of the EU's pioneering emissions trading system (ETS) that is designed to make the market more resilient to external shocks.

  • Marymount University prices 'lowest-rated green bond' in US

    07 July 2015

    Marymount University in Virginia has priced what underwriters claim is the "lowest-rated green bond in the US".

  • $2.2bn infra fund targeting renewables reaches financial close

    03 July 2015

    One of the biggest infrastructure funds in Europe has reached financial close, securing DKK14.7 billion ($2.2 billion) from 19 investors in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the UK.

  • SunEdison reaches financial close on US wind project and agrees JV with Gamesa

    02 July 2015

    SunEdison has reached financial close on a 185MW wind project in the US, while also agreeing to form a joint venture with turbine manufacturer Gamesa.

  • Yingli issues retail project bond for Chinese solar

    02 July 2015

    Chinese solar panel manufacturer Yingli Green Energy has issued its first retail project bond, which will finance a solar plant in the country

  • 400MW German offshore wind project reaches €1.9bn close

    30 June 2015

    The German 400MW offshore wind project Veja Mate has reached a €1.9 billion ($2.1 billion) financial close.

  • Banking sector needs 'radically different approach' to sustainability, says KPMG

    30 June 2015

    The European banking sector must adopt a "radically different approach" to sustainability, KPMG has warned.

  • Marymount University to issue $65.5m green bond

    26 June 2015

    Marymount University in Virginia is set to become the latest US academic organisation to launch a green bond, after it announced plans for a $65.5 million issue.