• Washington State mulls carbon trading, linking with California and Quebec

    30 July 2014

    Washington State is again considering establishing a carbon trading system in a move that could see it link with California and Quebec.

  • NRG yieldco issues $400m green bond to help buy biggest wind farm in US

    29 July 2014

    NRG Yield is to issue a $400 million green bond to help finance its acquisition of Alta Wind – the largest wind farm in North America.

  • US cleantech entrepreneur appointed to lead GRI

    23 July 2014

    The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has appointed Michael Meehan as its new chief executive. He replaces Ernst Ligteringen who, in March, announced he was stepping down after 11 years in the role.

  • South East Asia renewables fund makes commitment to hydro

    21 July 2014

    A South East Asia-focussed renewables fund has agreed to back a 50MW portfolio of mini-hydro projects.

  • 'First Asian green bond' issued [UPDATED]

    18 July 2014

    Taiwan-based firm the Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) Group has issued a $300 million green bond – thought to be the first to come out of Asia.

  • Forestry firm to launch green bond and biomass fund

    17 July 2014

    A sustainable forestry specialist plans to issue a £150 million ($256 million) green bond and launch a £50 million-£60 million fund to support expansions to its forestry and biomass operations.

  • UK's £5bn waste-to-energy opportunity

    16 July 2014

    A £5 billion ($8.6 billion) investment gap has been identified in the UK's waste sector over the next six years.

  • 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.