A licence to list?
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
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
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
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
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?
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