Brookfield-led consortium to acquire Australian power generator
A consortium of Brookfield Renewable Partners, GIC, Temasek and MidOcean Energy, have agreed to acquire Australia's largest integrated power generator, Origin Energy, for AUD18.7 billion ($12.4 billion).
BNP Paribas: EU needs 'much more' support for climate
Investors have been unconvinced by the EU's response to US support for industry that will drive the transition to a low-carbon economy, an analyst at BNP Paribas has said.
'Strong ESG rating helps' Africa's biggest renewables deal
The process of securing Africa's biggest renewable energy deal was smoothed by the company being acquired having an outstanding ESG rating, it was claimed.
'Capex must be a focus of energy transition engagement', investors told
Asset managers grappling with the energy transition have been urged to prioritise engaging on companies' capital expenditure (capex) plans.
responsAbility invests $10m in South African solar
A responsAbility-managed climate fund has committed $10 million to asset manager Jaguar New Energies (JNE), to help it expand a portfolio of South African solar energy projects.
Foresight looking to 'catch the wave' on US sustainability
After making its first expansion into the US, Foresight Group has told Environmental Finance it is looking to "catch the wave" the market is experiencing on sustainable infrastructure.
Environmental Finance reveals annual Market Rankings winners
Environmental Finance is proud to announce the winners of its 2022 Annual Market Rankings.
EDF signs first green loan for nuclear energy
French power giant Électricité de France (EDF) has signed a €1 billion ($1 billion) green loan to finance investments in nuclear energy - the first green loan deal dedicated to the controversial source of green energy.
Investment warning over UK's plans to cap renewables revenues
The CEO of a clean energy and energy efficiency-focused investment firm has warned the UK government's plans to cap the revenues of renewables generators risks deterring investment in the sector.
Taking the brakes off onshore wind
Lifting the effective ban on onshore wind farms in the UK will "release the brakes" for investors, Foresight tells Environmental Finance.