• Green bond round-up, 14 February 2018

    14 February 2018

    National Australia Bank (NAB) has issued the country's first residential mortgage-backed security (RMBS) that includes a green tranche certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).

  • Green bond comment February: Another milestone passed

    01 March 2017

    The green bond market cruised past yet another milestone in February - it has now raised more than $200 billion since its inception under a decade ago. Of the $202.6 billion raised so far, $188.5 billion is currently outstanding.

  • Green Bond market hits $200bn

    17 February 2017

    The green bond market has raised more than $200 billion, according to data from Environmental Finance's Green Bond Database.

  • Green bond comment January: Vive la France

    01 February 2017

    The green bond market has made a strong start to 2017, with some $10.5 billion of issues having settled in January. This compares with $7.8 billion in January the previous year, according to figures from Environmental Finance's green bond database.

  • Buffett's MidAmerican taps green bond market

    27 January 2017

    MidAmerican Energy has issued an $850 million green bond - the first from a company in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway group.

  • EF BRIEFS: Moringa, MidAmerican Energy, JLEN

    31 August 2016

    Moringa, a European agro-forestry fund, has bought an equity stake in TexBel, a Belizean company specialising in the production of coconut water and citrus fruits.

  • Solar Star to expand record bond issue by $325m

    09 March 2015

    The 579MW Solar Star project in California is expected to issue $325 million in senior secured 'Series B' notes on 12 March to supplement last year's $1 billion issue of 'Series A' notes which was the largest ever renewable energy project finance bond.

  • MidAmerican boosts investments in Iowa wind projects to $6bn

    13 October 2014

    MidAmerican Energy is to commit an additional $280 million to two wind farms in Iowa, taking its total investment in wind energy in the state above $6 billion.

  • Google agrees its largest renewables deal

    25 April 2014

    Google has agreed its largest ever purchase of renewable energy, buying up to 407MW of wind power from MidAmerican Energy Holdings.

  • Looking back at 2013

    18 December 2013

    Stranded assets, retroactive subsidy cuts and backloading were among the themes that dominated the markets in 2013. Peter Cripps looks back on some of the highs and lows of the past 12 months.