Block Island becomes US's first offshore wind project to reach financial close
An offshore wind venture in the US has become the first in the country to reach financial close, raising more than $290 million.
The only way is up
This year's winners in the carbon markets section of our annual rankings believe the tide has finally turned after the economic downturn in 2008 sent prices and volumes tumbling. Graham Cooper and Sophie Robinson-Tillett report
Voluntary carbon leaders look on the bright side
The dominant players in the voluntary carbon market are optimistic about the future, despite a decline in volumes and prices between 2012 and 2013, according to the latest survey of the market by Environmental Finance.
RGGI carbon auction price hits record high amid EPA speculation
A new record clearing price of $5.02 for emission allowances in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) was set in the market's 5 June auction.
Succeeding in uncertain times
Having survived another tough year, the winners in Environmental Finance's 14th Annual Market Rankings have proved they can cope with the pain and are poised to prosper when the tide turns.
GHGs: Back to the future
The winners in this year's rankings have triumphed in the face of adversity. They are now anxiously waiting for policymakers to make structural reforms to core markets, just as they were at the turn of the century. Graham Cooper reports
Renewable Identification Numbers: A year of RINsanity
The market for US biofuel credits has seen an unprecedented level of activity this year, but regulatory uncertainty makes the future of the market difficult to predict. Elza Holmstedt Pell reports