• Green bond comment, November 2017

    01 November 2017

    It was great to have something positive to announce about the US green bond market at this year's Green Bonds Americas conference!

  • PGGM commits €200m to rooftop solar

    04 May 2017

    Dutch investment manager PGGM has increased its commitment to clean energy by taking a €200 million ($218 million) stake in a portfolio of 38,000 rooftop solar systems in the US.

  • SolarCity to raise $145m through fifth ABS issuance

    23 January 2017

    SolarCity is to raise $145 million through the issuance of its fifth solar asset backed securitisation (ABS).

  • CBI certifies first green loan for Strasser Capital

    11 January 2017

    German private equity firm Strasser Capital has secured the first loan certified under the Climate Bond Initiative's (CBI) standards.

  • EF BRIEFS: Sustainalytics, SolarCity, GCube

    13 September 2016

    China's nationwide carbon market, which is due to be launched next year, will increase pressure on Chinese firms to improve their emissions reporting, says research company Sustainalytics.

  • EF BRIEFS: Tesla, BNP Paribas, World Bank, NextEnergy

    01 August 2016

    Electric car company Tesla has agreed to buy SolarCity, a leading provider of small-scale solar energy installations for $2. 6 billion.

  • EF BRIEFS: SolarCity, CDP hires Stathers

    19 July 2016

    SolarCity, a leading provider of small-scale solar energy installations, has raised $345 million from four undisclosed tax equity investors to finance new projects.

  • Insurer John Hancock invests $227m in SolarCity projects

    04 May 2016

    US insurance giant John Hancock Financial has agreed to invest $227 million in a 201MW portfolio of residential, commercial and industrial solar energy projects owned by SolarCity.

  • People Moves

    08 April 2016

    The latest people moves, at Nordex, Handelsbank, SolarCity and more

  • EF BRIEFS: SolarCity, Cleveland, Rockefeller Family Fund, NTR

    24 March 2016

    SolarCity has secured a $131 million tax equity fund, with an undisclosed financing partner, to finance its distributed residential, commercial and military solar projects.