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  • US private equity firm plans green bond to fund acquisition

    20 April 2015

    Private equity firm Centerbridge Partners is planning to issue a green bond to part-fund its acquisition of Senvion.

  • Mytrah returns to debt market, raising $60m for Indian wind

    17 April 2015

    Indian renewables firm Mytrah Energy has secured a further $60 million of debt to help it expand its portfolio of assets.

  • GIB raises £463m for world's first offshore wind fund

    01 April 2015

    A fund launched by the UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) to finance offshore wind projects has reached its first close, having raised £463 million ($684 million).

  • JLEN makes first acquisitions since IPO

    01 April 2015

    John Laing Environmental Assets (JLEN) – one of the six UK-listed yieldcos – has made its first acquisitions since it floated a year ago.

  • Bioenergy standards proposed

    25 March 2015

    Bioenergy standards for projects eligible for funding from green bonds have been released, and cover social impacts as well as environmental ones.

  • Jinko agrees RMB320m loan with China Development Bank

    10 March 2015

    JinkoSolar has agreed a RMB320 million ($52 million) loan agreement with China Development Bank to help finance solar projects in the country.

  • Solar Star to expand record bond issue by $325m

    09 March 2015

    The 579MW Solar Star project in California is expected to issue $325 million in senior secured 'Series B' notes on 12 March to supplement last year's $1 billion issue of 'Series A' notes which was the largest ever renewable energy project finance bond.

  • Comparing the UK's six listed yieldcos

    09 March 2015

    As the UK's six listed renewables funds continue to tap the equity markets, what are the differences between them that investors need to be aware of, asks Peter Cripps

  • University of Virginia launches $92m green bond

    04 March 2015

    The University of Virginia is set to become the latest university to tap the green bond market after it announced plans to issue a $92.4 million 'refunding' green bond.

  • Modi's $300bn renewables ambition for India

    27 February 2015

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to spur a boom in renewables. Charles Yates looks at the opportunity – and some of the challenges – that lie ahead