• KfW and Helaba finance Canadian onshore wind farms

    19 May 2014

    German wind farm developer wpd has announced the financial close of a public-private fundraising round to enable the construction of two new projects in Canada.

  • African renewables company gets KfW backing

    19 May 2014

    German development bank KfW has teamed up with a Swiss asset manager to launch a renewables company focusing on sub-Saharan Africa.

  • People moves

    17 April 2014

    The latest people moves in the environmental markets, including appointments at United Wind , Tesla and NY Green Bank

  • German fuel cell company attracts new VC investors

    27 February 2014

    Sunfire, a German developer of high-temperature fuel cells, has secured a "high seven-figure" sum in second-round financing, which attracted two new investors – Total Energy Ventures and Electranova Capital.

  • French infrastructure investor buys stake in offshore wind farm

    06 December 2013

    A French infrastructure investor has made its first investment in offshore wind, acquiring a 7.5% stake in the German Butendiek project.

  • UK GIB refinances Masdar's stake in largest offshore wind farm

    11 October 2013

    The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and four other lenders have invested £266 million ($425 million) to refinance Masdar's stake in the world's largest offshore wind farm.

  • Northern lights

    10 October 2013

    While many countries covet the US shale gas revolution, could Scandinavia help lead a more sustainable revolution in Europe?

  • Can green bonds go mainstream?

    20 June 2013

    The green bond market is on the march after the first billion-dollar issuance, but what is needed for the fledgling asset class to break into the mainstream, asks Elza Holmstedt Pell