• BlackRock and Lightsource to create £1bn solar portfolio

    27 July 2017

    Asset manager BlackRock and UK-based solar energy firm Lightsource have agreed to jointly create a £1 billion ($1.3 billion) portfolio of solar power assets in the UK.

  • BlackRock UK renewables fund passes £1bn in commitments

    18 July 2017

    BlackRock has raised an additional £475 million ($618 million) for its Renewable Income UK (RIUK) fund, increasing total commitments to £1.1 billion.

  • BlackRock refinances UK wind portfolio with ING

    17 October 2016

    BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, has secured a £55 million ($67 million) long-term debt facility from ING to refinance five operational wind farms in the UK.

  • BlackRock reaches final close of European renewable energy fund

    08 August 2016

    BlackRock has reached the second and final close of its European renewable energy fund, securing €650 million ($720 million) in commitments.

  • BlackRock renewables fund raised €275m

    03 February 2016

    BlackRock has reached a first close on a €275 million ($300 million) European wind and solar fund.

  • BlackRock buys UK solar farm from SPI

    10 June 2015

    BlackRock's UK renewables fund has brought the newly built, 9.3MW, Grange Farm solar power project from Chinese renewables firm Solar Power Inc (SPI) for an undisclosed sum.

  • BlackRock buys wind farm from Arise

    13 November 2014

    BlackRock has bought its third wind energy project in Europe in recent weeks.