• Platina announces two renewables refinancings

    18 May 2016

    Private equity firm Platina Energy Partners has refinanced a £28 million ($40 million) wind portfolio and a €50 million ($56 million) solar portfolio.

  • Climate finance will be 'key to Paris success'

    27 November 2015

    Climate finance will be a key sticking point that could potentially determine whether the Paris climate summit will be a success.

  • Lightsource issues UK's biggest renewables bond, in £284m deal

    06 November 2015

    Lightsource Renewable Energy has completed what it claims is the world's largest sterling-denominated bond for renewables.

  • UK government slammed for lifting renewable energy tax breaks

    09 July 2015

    Renewable energy consumption will no longer be exempt from tax in the UK, in a government move that has been slammed for discouraging investment in the sector.

  • An analysis of the updated Green Bond Principles

    03 June 2015

    The second iteration of the Principles, issued in March, extends the number of suggested project categories and explicitly allows refinancing, says Jacqueline Heng

  • Financing a modern energy infrastructure for Europe

    06 April 2015

    Tomas Gärdfors says EU member states will have to align their regulations and cooperate more if adequate investment is to flow to achieve the bloc's energy infrastructure ambitions.

  • The only way is up

    11 December 2014

    This year's winners in the carbon markets section of our annual rankings believe the tide has finally turned after the economic downturn in 2008 sent prices and volumes tumbling. Graham Cooper and Sophie Robinson-Tillett report

  • PCIs: upgrading the EU's power grid

    12 November 2014

    Billions of euros of investment is needed to build interconnectors in the EU to increase security of energy supply and help integrate renewables. Tomas Gärdfors looks at the opportunities for investors

  • Eastern Europe: investing amid uncertainty

    25 September 2014

    Eastern Europe holds exciting opportunities to invest in renewables, but is blighted by regulatory uncertainty. Sophie Robinson-Tillett looks at three markets in the region and asks whether the risks outweigh the rewards.

  • GHGs: Back to the future

    09 December 2013

    The winners in this year's rankings have triumphed in the face of adversity. They are now anxiously waiting for policymakers to make structural reforms to core markets, just as they were at the turn of the century. Graham Cooper reports