Archive

  • US Yieldcos: escaping the parent trap

    23 June 2017

    A recent spate of M&As in the yieldco space seems to point to a new chapter in the model's evolution. Hamza Ali reports

  • Sustainability in the digital age

    16 June 2017

    Zouk Capital's Samer Salty explains his thoughts on sustainable investing, cleantech and the measurement of impact to Peter Cripps

  • Why Allianz is investing where the wind blows

    10 February 2017

    Allianz's in-house alternative asset manager has closed four tax equity investments in US wind farms in only 12 months, and plans more in 2017. Head of renewables at Allianz Capital Partners David Jones talks to Asa Gibson about the firm's American wind adventure.

  • Poland turns to auctions to boost renewables capacity

    18 January 2017

    Grzegorz Filipowicz outlines recent changes to Poland's support scheme for renewable energy.

  • A review of the green bond market in 2016: Another record year of firsts

    23 December 2016

    It's been blockbuster year for the green bond market, with more than double the value of issuance of 2015, credit ratings agencies joining the market, and innovative bonds launched. Hamza Ali reports

  • RECs in reverse

    14 December 2016

    This year has seen a reversal of fortunes for some renewable energy certificate (REC) markets, with some of last year's best performing US markets seeing big price drops, while EU and Australian markets saw record gains. Hamza Ali reports

  • Back to the (uncertain) future

    12 December 2016

    Despite setbacks in some key markets, the winners of this year's Environmental Finance Market Rankings are generally bullish about the growth of existing trading systems and the creation of new ones

  • New shoots, old roots; the return of the yieldco

    23 November 2016

    After a disastrous year in 2015, US yieldcos have seen their share prices rebound. Has the model turned a corner, asks Hamza Ali

  • Blowing in the right direction

    12 October 2016

    As the European offshore market continues to mature, Hamza Ali explores the financing trends that are driving down costs

  • How green tags could boost finance for energy efficiency

    07 October 2016

    Tagging loans according to the energy efficiency of the underlying assets could make a valuable contribution to scaling up green financing, say Nick Robins and Peter Sweatman