• Trina Solar signs $1.57 billion financing deal with CITIC

    29 October 2015

    Trina Solar has closed a RMB10 billion ($1.57 billion) financing deal with China International Trust and Investment Corporation (CITIC), China's largest conglomerate.

  • Building out the yieldco

    22 June 2015

    With more yieldcos expected to come to market in coming months, how will this asset class evolve, asks Sophie Robinson-Tillett

  • Goldman eyes major stake in Asia's 'first yieldco'

    29 April 2015

    Goldman Sachs has bought convertible notes entitling it to a 45% stake in what is believed to be Asia's first yieldco.

  • Trina in convertibles deal with two investors for Chinese solar

    12 February 2015

    Trina Solar has formed an investment partnership with two major with Chinese firms to develop up to 1GW of projects.

  • What does the slump in oil prices mean for the low-carbon sector?

    23 December 2014

    Oil prices have almost halved in recent months, creating havoc in financial markets. But what is the impact on renewables, energy efficiency, and other low-carbon themed investments, asks Peter Cripps

  • Funds tilt towards energy efficiency

    10 October 2014

    Concerns over energy security and regulatory pressures are driving leading environmental funds to increase their exposure to companies offering energy efficient products and services. Graham Cooper reports

  • Trina share price falls as it offers $100m of convertibles

    30 September 2014

    Chinese solar giant Trina is to issue a second round of convertible notes, alongside a batch of American depositary shares (ADSs), prompting a fall in its share price yesterday.

  • Trina Solar remains bullish about UK solar market

    27 August 2014

    Trina Solar still believes the UK is a "good target country" for investment, despite changes to solar regulation in the country which have put some investors off.

  • WTO boost to Chinese solar stocks to prove 'temporary'

    16 July 2014

    A surge in Chinese solar stocks following Monday's ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that US import taxes on their products broke global trade rules will soon be reversed, it was claimed today.

  • Making hay while the sun shines

    24 June 2014

    What does the recent spate of convertible issues tell us about the solar market, and are there more to come, asks Peter Cripps