• Banking sector needs 'radically different approach' to sustainability, says KPMG

    30 June 2015

    The European banking sector must adopt a "radically different approach" to sustainability, KPMG has warned.

  • TenneT issues €1bn green bond for offshore wind

    29 May 2015

    TenneT has issued a €1 billion ($1.1 billion) green bond, in a deal that was twice oversubscribed.

  • Canadian Solar secures C$53.5m non-recourse construction loan

    18 May 2015

    Canadian Solar has agreed a non-recourse loan of up to C$53.5 million ($44.4 million) to finance the construction of its 10MW 'Illumination' solar power project in Scugog, Ontario.

  • Order book reaches €1bn on FMO's latest Sustainability Bond

    14 April 2015

    Dutch development bank FMO has priced its second €500 million ($534 million) green Sustainability Bond, which attracted more than $1 billion of investor interest.

  • Apex Clean Energy announces $397m loan and sale of major wind project

    01 April 2015

    US renewable energy firm Apex Clean Energy has secured a $397 million loan to finance the construction of its 299MW Kay Wind project in Oklahoma. Simultaneously, Apex announced that it had agreed to sell the facility, on completion, to Southern Power for an undisclosed sum.

  • EIB in €250m climate bond tap at 'unprecedented pricing level'

    26 March 2015

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has again tapped one of its Climate Awareness Bonds (CAB), increasing its size to €1.25 billion ($1.4 billion).

  • Bioenergy standards proposed

    25 March 2015

    Bioenergy standards for projects eligible for funding from green bonds have been released, and cover social impacts as well as environmental ones.

  • GIB and Ireland's ESB back £190m UK biomass plant

    24 March 2015

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) is partnering with Ireland's Electricity Supply Board (ESB) as equity investors in a £190 million ($283 million) biomass power project in the port of Tilbury, near London.

  • NRW ups sustainability bond to €750m

    06 March 2015

    The German State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) has increased its sustainability bond by 50% due to its popularity with investors.

  • Roadshow ahead for €500m German sustainability bond with 'green' focus

    18 February 2015

    A German state hopes to issue a €500 million ($569 million) 'sustainability bond' with a focus on green investment.