• A licence to list?

    14 November 2013

    There has been a welcome increase in the number of renewables firms launching IPOs in 2013. But is this promising spate of activity a sign that investor confidence in the sector is finally growing, or will it prove a false dawn, asks Peter Cripps

  • Solar leasing model rolled out to energy storage sector

    29 October 2013

    A pioneering energy storage company is to allow customers to install its technology for no upfront cost, as it adopts a leasing finance model similar to those used by rapidly expanding solar companies.

  • Fund consortium backs US solar developer

    05 September 2013

    A consortium of funds has invested $67.3 million in a US solar company to finance the development of utility-scale solar projects.

  • SunEdison spins off semiconductor business to focus on solar

    23 August 2013

    SunEdison, a US solar and semiconductor developer, has announced it will spin off its semiconductor business in an initial public offering (IPO) and use the proceeds to finance its solar business.

  • Middle Eastern promise

    01 August 2013

    The Middle East is poised to become a hotspot of renewables activity over the next few decades. Graham Cooper outlines which countries and sectors hold the most promise for investors.

  • Have solar stocks finally turned a corner?

    25 June 2013

    Many solar stocks have enjoyed a stellar start to 2013, with some having tripled in value. Could a brighter future for the long-suffering sector finally be in sight, asks Peter Cripps