Taskforce outlines 12 tools for zero carbon heating investment
An expert taskforce convened by the Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings (CEEB) has published a report detailing a dozen financial tools to bolster investment in the decarbonisation of UK domestic building heating.
Octopus Renewables secures £185m National Grid pension mandate
Octopus Renewables has secured a £185 million ($243 million) long-term mandate from the UK pension fund of National Grid to invest in solar and onshore wind assets.
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Investors to divest $920bn from fossil fuels
Institutional investors with $5.9 trillion in assets under management (AUM) are planning to divest 15.6% of their capital, $920 billion, from fossil fuels over the next ten years, according to a report by Octopus Investments
Octopus in £174m refinancing of biomass and landfill gas portfolio
Octopus Investments has completed a £174 million ($230 million) refinancing of the largest independent portfolio of biomass and landfill gas projects in the UK.
Barclays in UK solar deal that offers 'encouraging signs' for future refinancings
Barclays has provided £76 million ($117 million) in solar project refinancing, in a deal that could 'pave the way' for further big refinancings in the UK renewables market.
Lightsource buys commercial rooftop installation team
Solar developer Lightsource Renewable Energy has bought the UK's most experienced commercial rooftop panel installation team, as it looks to "unlock the huge potential" of the technology in the sector.