€8.9bn Irish sovereign wealth fund to divest from fossil fuels

The €8.9 billion ($10.4 billion) Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) is to divest from fossil fuels within five years following the passing of a bill in the Irish parliament, in what has been hailed a seminal moment in the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy.

Boralex secures C$259m to fund wind farm acquisitions

Boralex, Canada's largest independent producer of wind power, has raised C$258.8 million ($196 million) in equity finance to fund its acquisition of Invenergy's stake in a 201MW portfolio of wind farms in Quebec.