Best Performing Funds of 2019: Erste WWF Stock Environment
Solar energy holdings and takeover activity pushes Erste WWF Stock Environment to deliver a strong performance in 2019, writes Ahren Lester.
Foresight launches infrastructure fund targeting inflation-linked returns
Foresight Group has launched an equity infrastructure fund which invests in publicly-listed companies and aims to generate an annual return of more than 3% over the UK's consumer price index over a five year period.
EF BRIEFS: Dong Energy, Scatec Solar, Amarenco
Denmark's Dong Energy has been granted approval by the UK government to build the world's largest offshore wind farm.
EF BRIEFS: Dong, GreenStream, Pakistani Solar, Scatec
Dong Energy said it will use the cashflows from its fossil- fuel exploration and production (E&P) activities to fund future investments in renewable energy.
EF BRIEFS: Aquila, Scatec Solar, Connecticut green bond
Aquila Capital, an alternative investment specialist, has acquired Smakraft, the largest operator of small-scale hydro plants in Norway, for an undisclosed sum.
South Africa plans major expansion of renewables support programme
South Africa will seek an additional 8.1GW of renewable energy from independent power producers (IPPs), on top of the existing goal of 6.9GW by 2030, energy minister Tina Joematt-Pettersson said.
Enel Green Power wins 425MW wind contracts in South Africa
Italy's Enel Green Power has been awarded three energy supply contracts for 425MW of wind power in South Africa's latest renewable energy auction.
Scatec Solar assets grow 60% following South African triumph
Independent power producer Scatec Solar will increase its portfolio by 60% after a major win in the latest round of South Africa's renewable energy auctions.
Scatec Solar and Google in $188 million JV for US project
Scatec Solar has secured $157 million from Google and Prudential to build a major new plant in the US.
Scatec Solar agrees financing for first Latin American project
Independent power producer Scatec Solar has secured project financing to start building a $125 million plant in Honduras, marking its first move into Latin America.