Archive

  • SunEdison continues to haemorrhage senior staff

    04 February 2016

    Paul Gaynor has become latest high-level departure at beleaguered renewables giant SunEdison, according to a UBS research note.

  • Which utilities are set to be hit hardest by the Paris climate agreement?

    21 December 2015

    The utilities sector is set to bear the brunt of the Paris climate agreement, as it will require a wholesale shift away from thermal power generation, analysts at UBS have warned.

  • S&P Dow Jones launches 'smart beta' index for European market

    09 November 2015

    S&P Dow Jones Indices has added to its range of sustainability-focussed indexes with the launch of a 'smart beta' European index restricted to highly volatile, high yield stocks.

  • Private equity firm buys Infigen wind portfolio for $274m

    29 October 2015

    Private equity firm ArcLight Capital Partners has acquired Infigen Energy's entire US wind portfolio in a deal worth $274 million.

  • 96% of ESG index tracking funds launched in 2015 track MSCI indexes

    21 September 2015

    Almost all funds launched this year to track environmental, social and governance (ESG) indexes are using products created by MSCI, according to research from the firm.

  • NextEra Energy Partners raises $910m in equity

    18 September 2015

    NextEra Energy Partners (NEP), the yieldco subsidiary of renewable developer NextEra Energy Resources, has raised $910 million in equity.

  • EDPR halts yieldco plans

    15 September 2015

    EDP Renováveis (EDPR), the renewables arm of Portuguese utility EDP, has become the latest company to halt plans to launch a European focused yieldco.

  • Tool invented to assess water risk in corporate bonds

    08 September 2015

    A tool launched today will make it easier for investors to incorporate water risk into their corporate bond credit risk analysis.

  • Bluefield postpones European yieldco IPO

    31 July 2015

    Bluefield Partners has postponed indefinitely the initial public offering (IPO) of its €200 million ($219 million) Europe-focused solar fund, blaming "unfavourable market conditions".

  • Abengoa Yield bags $290m additional credit

    20 July 2015

    Abengoa Yield has upped its existing credit facility by $290 million to buy more renewables assets.