Archive

  • WTO boost to Chinese solar stocks to prove 'temporary'

    16 July 2014

    A surge in Chinese solar stocks following Monday's ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that US import taxes on their products broke global trade rules will soon be reversed, it was claimed today.

  • Neo Solar convertible bond raises $120m

    14 July 2014

    Neo Solar Power (NSP), Taiwan's leading maker of solar cells, has raised $120 million from a convertible bond, according to Asian press reports.

  • JP Morgan and others put $400m into US wind farms

    11 July 2014

    JP Morgan and a consortium of unnamed investors are taking a $400 million equity stake in two US wind farms.

  • Senate rejects attempt to repeal Australia's carbon tax

    10 July 2014

    Australia's senate has voted down the government's attempt to repeal the controversial Carbon Pricing Mechanism or 'carbon tax'.

  • EU launches €3.7bn PPP to develop bio-based economy

    09 July 2014

    A €3.7 billion ($5.0 billion) public-private partnership has been launched to develop a range of technologies to convert biomass into chemicals, energy and new materials.

  • People moves

    09 July 2014

    The latest personnel changes across the industry, including departures at Duke Energy, appointments at GDF Suez and new positions at Northern Trust

  • Italy sees new type of green bond come to the market

    09 July 2014

    Italy's second green bond this year will be its first from a pure-play renewables firm, and will be structured in a way the market has not seen previously.

  • Germany's KfW commits to green bond issues

    08 July 2014

    German development bank KfW is planning to issue a series of green bonds, starting with a €500 million - €1 billion ($680 million - $1.4 billion) issue later this year.

  • Canadian Solar completes C$60m sale to real estate firm

    07 July 2014

    Canadian Solar has sold a fifth solar project to a subsidiary of Canadian real estate company Concord Pacific.

  • SRI firms call on UK government to clarify 'fiduciary duty'

    07 July 2014

    The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) is calling for a change in the law to make clear that pension fund trustees can take environmental and other non-financial issues into account in their investment decisions.