Archive

  • Debt agreement inked for 'world's largest' geothermal project

    02 April 2014

    A geothermal development believed to be the world's largest secured $1.17 billion in debt from eight banks this week, in a move that could "open the floodgates" for further projects using the technology in Indonesia.

  • NextEnergy Solar Fund attracts more than £100m, but delays IPO

    31 March 2014

    NextEnergy Solar Fund has received demand for shares worth more than £100 million ($167 million) in its planned flotation on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), but has postponed the listing while it finalises the participation of a cornerstone investor.

  • Geothermal plant 'close to securing $1.17bn in loans'

    28 March 2014

    Indonesia's largest geothermal project, Sarulla, is reportedly close to securing $1.17 billion of project finance from a syndicate of private and public lenders.

  • The next generation

    27 March 2014

    US President Barack Obama is forging ahead with federal guidelines to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants. Katie Kouchakji looks at what form the standards could take, the implications for investors

  • John Laing gets its £160m renewables IPO away

    26 March 2014

    UK infrastructure company John Laing succeeded in publicly listing a renewables fund today, although it took a larger-than-previously-expected stake in the £160 million ($262 million) offering.

  • Losses increase, NAV falls at Trading Emissions

    25 March 2014

    Trading Emissions Plc (TEP), a London-listed environmental investment fund, has reported a £19.8 million ($32.7 million) loss for the first half year.

  • GRI CEO to step down

    21 March 2014

    The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has launched a search for a new CEO after Ernst Ligteringen said he plans to step down next year.

  • John Laing says it will hit £160m renewables IPO target

    20 March 2014

    UK investment company John Laing took a step closer to floating its renewables fund on the London Stock Exchange, after it said there was sufficient demand from investors for it to hit its target of raising £160 million ($262 million).

  • Renewables IPOs to 'struggle' as London market reaches 'saturation point'

    13 March 2014

    Some of the latest attempts to list renewables vehicles on the London market will fail to get away, or raise as much capital as hoped, as investors warn that the supply of these products begins to outstrip demand.

  • AfDB issues its second green bond of 2014

    11 March 2014

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has tapped the green bond market for the second time this year, after a SEK 1 billion ($153 million) issue was bought by Swedish investors.