Octopus targets £30m for early-stage impact
Octopus grows assets to £4.6bn with pensions renewables mandates
Octopus Investments has grown its funds under management to £4.6 billion ($5.6 billion), after it raised £2 billion in the 12 months to 31 March.
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
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.