• Two major LatAm wind deals reach financial close

    09 August 2017

    Two major wind deals in Latin America, both involving emerging markets private equity firm Actis, have reached financial close.

  • DNB joins project to implement TCFD recommendations

    02 August 2017

    DNB, Norway's largest financial services group, has joined a UN-sponsored project to develop practical ways to improve disclosure and reporting of the impacts of climate change.

  • BlackRock takes 49% stake in 200MW Alterra wind project

    24 July 2017

    Toronto-listed Alterra Power has sold a 49% stake in its 200MW Flat Top wind farm to a fund managed by BlackRock Real Assets. The price paid was not disclosed.

  • Banks pledge to help implement recommendations of TCFD

    11 July 2017

    Eleven large banks have committed to develop practical ways of implementing the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

  • European yieldcos eye further expansion

    21 June 2017

    Three European renewable energy investment firms, with a focus on generating high dividend payouts, have announced plans to raise substantial amounts of new capital.

  • Time the green bond market grew up

    05 June 2017

    The exclusion of Repsol's bond from the main green bond indexes highlights that a lack of a clear definition of what is green is hindering the market, argues Keith Mullin.

  • Repsol's green bond: exploring the controversy

    19 May 2017

    Spanish oil & gas company Repsol issued a controversial green bond that immediately raised concerns, mainly because it represents more investment in production that results in more carbon emissions, even if more efficiently. Marcio Viegas assesses the controversy

  • Chile's first green bond issued

    24 April 2017

    Pulp paper manufacturer Empresas CMPC has issued the first green bond from a Chilean issuer, raising $500 million.

  • Comment: Can 'fintech' help 'green' the real economy?

    10 March 2017

    Innovation in financial technology should aim to address sustainability challenges in the real economy, says Andrew Voysey

  • MIDIS and Santander provide Banks Renewables £210m debt package

    03 March 2017

    Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions (MIDIS) and Santander have provided a £210 million ($258 million) debt package to Banks Renewables, the renewable energy division of property and energy business, Banks Group.