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  • Solar giants team up on new factory

    27 May 2014

    Renewables heavyweights Canadian Solar and GCL-Poly Energy Holdings have entered into a joint venture to construct a solar cell factory in China.

  • UK subsidy changes 'to make life more challenging for solar funds'

    27 May 2014

    Proposed changes in the UK's subsidy regime will make life more challenging for recently listed solar funds, a leading consultant at Grant Thornton has warned.

  • China solar energy giant aims to raise $774m from new share issue

    27 May 2014

    Shunfeng Photovoltaic International, China's largest independent solar energy company, plans to issue HK$6 billion ($774 million) of new shares to fund more utility-scale and distributed solar PV projects.

  • Ingenious completes solar acquisition with loan from Barclays

    20 May 2014

    Ingenious Clean Energy has completed the £27 million ($45 million) acquisition of three solar farms, after securing a £14.5 million loan from Barclays.

  • Trading Emissions returns a further £20m to shareholders

    20 May 2014

    Shareholders in Trading Emissions, a London-listed environmental investment fund, are to receive a further payout of £20 million ($34 million), equivalent to 8 pence per share, as part of the company's winding-up process.

  • 'World's largest' offshore wind project finance deal agreed

    15 May 2014

    A €2.8 billion ($3.8 billion) project financing agreement has been secured for an offshore wind farm, in a deal that claims to be the largest of its kind.

  • Citi pledges $2.25bn to efficient and distributed energy projects

    12 May 2014

    Citi plans to step up its activities in US energy efficiency and distributed energy generation, after setting a new financing target of $2.25 billion, marking a significant increase on its previous goal.

  • People Moves

    08 May 2014

    The latest moves across the industry, including senior appointments at Climate Change Capital, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and SunEdison.

  • Renewable Funding secures $20m for US expansion

    25 April 2014

    Renewable Funding, a US clean energy finance company, has secured $20 million in equity funding to expand its US activities.

  • EU adopts ESG reporting law for large companies

    15 April 2014

    The European Parliament today waved through a law demanding that large companies must disclose environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related information.