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  • Quotes of the quarter

    23 December 2014

    As the calendar year wraps up, Environmental Finance takes a look back at some of the quotes that defined the last quarter.

  • A survivors' market

    11 December 2014

    After some tough years in the traded environmental markets, the survivors have weathered the storm and see better times ahead

  • Trading in good times, and in bad

    11 December 2014

    Players in the US RECs markets are bullish on pricing, but other markets are less upbeat, reports Sophie Robinson-Tillett

  • Renewables subsidies: Between a ROC and a hard place

    25 November 2014

    Many renewables developers now face a choice between ROCs and CfDs. What are their pros and cons?

  • Profile: Neil Eckert - Aggregated Micro Power

    18 November 2014

    Former Climate Exchange CEO Neil Eckert believes small-scale biomass has an important and potentially lucrative role to play in the energy transition. Peter Cripps reports on his latest venture

  • PCIs: upgrading the EU's power grid

    12 November 2014

    Billions of euros of investment is needed to build interconnectors in the EU to increase security of energy supply and help integrate renewables. Tomas Gärdfors looks at the opportunities for investors

  • The evolution of the PTC in the US

    30 October 2014

    The US Production Tax Credit for renewables has had a chequered history, more often than not creating uncertainty for the wind and biomass industries. While the rules are gradually being made more clear for investors, some questions remain unanswered, explains Lee J Peterson

  • Is energy storage commercially viable?

    28 October 2014

    Energy storage has long been viewed as a key solution for meeting growing demand for power. But despite years of investment its potential has yet to be fully realised. Ian Thomas discusses the challenges and investment opportunities

  • The potential of sub-Saharan Africa

    21 October 2014

    The IEA estimates renewable energy generation in Africa will grow 70% by 2020. Sophie Robinson-Tillett speaks to investors about their strategies for breaking into the continent and which countries show the most potential

  • Gemini raises bar for non-recourse financing in offshore wind

    16 October 2014

    Project Gemini set a new record for the funding levels that can be achieved in the project finance market. Its financial close proved that there is strong commercial bank and investor appetite for well-structured offshore wind projects, says Wolfgang Bischoff