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  • Can yieldcos deliver?

    23 September 2014

    Investor appetite for renewable energy yieldcos shows no sign of being sated, as the latest launches have seen strong demand. Sophie Robinson-Tillett asks how much potential these vehicles have, and whether they're really worth their current valuations

  • Mercer to analyse climate risks, backed by investors worth $1.5trn

    22 September 2014

    Global investors managing a combined $1.5 trillion have teamed up with consultancy Mercer to help it analyse the risks climate change poses to portfolios.

  • Irish waste-to-energy projects gets €375m private backing

    19 September 2014

    Covanta Holding Corporation has closed a €375 million ($481 million) financing agreement to build a waste-to-energy plant in Ireland.

  • Biomass firm closes new projects following IPO

    19 September 2014

    A renewables firm which raised £9.5 million ($15.5 million) through an IPO in July has reached financial close on two biomass boiler projects.

  • 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.