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  • C&I rooftop solar investment 'boosted by energy crisis'

    15 September 2022

    The energy crisis has seen demand for commercial and industrial (C&I) rooftop solar soar "off the charts", according to one investment trust specialising in the sector.

  • APG, Microsoft invest in €390m climate tech fund

    13 September 2022

    Energy Impact Partners (EIP) has launched a €390 million ($391 million) European fund with support from impact and institutional investors, including Microsoft, Shell Ventures, APG and the Norwegian Ministry of Trade.

  • Hydrogen-focussed energy transition fund raises €3bn

    31 August 2022

    A fund that will invest in clean hydrogen projects to help hard-to-abate sectors lower their emissions has raised €3 billion in an oversubscribed final offering.

  • NBIM outlines 'human capital' expectations for firms

    18 August 2022

    Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has published expectations for the "human capital management policies" of firms it invests in amid concern that investors do not currently get a "clear picture" of their investment in people.

  • BlackRock acquires Australian energy storage firm

    16 August 2022

    BlackRock Real Assets has acquired a 100% equity stake in Australian energy storage developer, Akaysha Energy, for an undisclosed sum.

  • US Senate passes 'game-changing' $369bn climate investment package

    08 August 2022

    The US Senate has passed the flagship economic package of President Joe Biden which includes $369 billion dedicated to climate and clean energy investment, in a development one investor described as "shifting the world's largest economy forever towards a greener future".

  • Octopus grows assets to £4.6bn with pensions renewables mandates

    01 August 2022

    Octopus Investments has grown its funds under management to £4.6 billion ($5.6 billion), after it raised £2 billion in the 12 months to 31 March.

  • HASI hits back at 'deceptive' Muddy Waters report

    14 July 2022

    Claims in a report by Muddy Waters Capital have been condemned bxy US renewables financer Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (HASI) as a "fallacious short attack".

  • Foresight acquires Australian renewables infrastructure firm

    12 July 2022

    Foresight Group has acquired Australia-based asset manager Infrastructure Capital Group for £79.6 million ($94.4 million).

  • EM sustainability-linked finance should focus on 'super tangible' targets

    11 July 2022

    Sustainability-linked bonds and loans should focus on "super tangible" targets for borrowers in emerging markets and embrace the "creativity" the instrument...