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  • Global investor coalition calls for ambitious climate deal

    18 September 2014

    A coalition of some of the world's biggest investors has demanded an ambitious climate deal to help unlock the $1 trillion of investment needed to combat climate change.

  • Hudson Clean Energy raises $90m to invest in portfolio companies

    16 September 2014

    Private equity firm Hudson Clean Energy has closed a $90 million credit facility for its flagship fund.

  • Bank of America, GE, Schlumberger dropped from Dow Jones sustainability index

    11 September 2014

    General Electric, Bank of America Corp and Schlumberger have all been dropped from the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) this year, following an annual review of constituents carried out by sustainable investment specialist RobecoSAM.

  • Scottish Equity Partners launches £135m clean energy fund

    02 September 2014

    Scottish Equity Partners (SEP), a UK venture capital company, has raised £135 million ($223 million) for a new fund to invest in clean energy infrastructure.

  • UK GIB, Sumitomo and Bayerische Landesbank back £192m gasification plant

    21 August 2014

    A £192 million waste-to-energy gasification plant has become the first in the UK to attract long-term project finance, in a deal that could pave the way for similar transactions.

  • Biomass project backed by John Laing and GIB issues £48m bond

    18 August 2014

    John Laing has backed its first combined heat and power (CHP) biomass plant, teaming up with the UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) to invest £26 million ($43.5 million) in a project which is also issuing a £48 million bond.

  • Chinese solar firm Shunfeng wins $3.25bn credit line

    18 August 2014

    Shunfeng Photovoltaic International has agreed a credit facility of up to RMB20 billion ($3.25 billion) with China Minsheng Banking Corporation.

  • Solar firm in stock offering following strong results

    15 August 2014

    Solar company Enphase Energy Inc. is selling more than $33 million of shares in a public offering.

  • CBD Energy targets "significant growth" with Thai acquisition

    14 August 2014

    Australian clean energy firm CBD Energy (CBDE) has acquired an equity interest in solar developer Environmental Engineering Group Thailand (EEG), which it says will give it access to a major pipeline of projects.

  • Armstrong invests $29m in diesel-replacing solar in Philippines

    08 August 2014

    Armstrong Asset Management is to invest $29 million in solar plants in the Philippines, starting with one of the world's largest diesel-replacement projects.