Enel begins marketing $3bn green energy IPO

Italian utility Enel has begun marketing shares in its renewable energy unit, in Europe's largest initial public offering (IPO) since 2007 – and a key test of sentiment for the embattled clean energy sector.

UK faces £370bn low-carbon investment gap without GIB

The UK is facing a £370 billion ($591 billion) shortfall in available capital to transform into a low-carbon economy, according to a report by consultancy Ernst & Young, which sets out how the much-anticipated Green Investment Bank (GIB) could close the gap.

Caparo, HaloSource raisings boost AIM clean-tech

There are signs of growing clean-tech activity on the UK's Alternative Investment Market (AIM), with wind company Caparo Energy joining the bourse on Tuesday, and a multi-million dollar raising for AIM-hopeful HaloSource.

Goldwind bounces back to HK listing

Four months after shelving its flotation plans, Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind has boosted its coffers by more than $1 billion, debuting on the Hong Kong stock exchange on Friday.

$35bn to grow Korean renewables

South Korea will invest 40 trillion won ($35.4 billion) over five years to support renewable energy development, with funding from the public and private sector.

Wind farm finance needs institutional investors – E.ON

More institutional investors are needed in wind power projects if the EU is to meet its ambitious target of generating 20% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, said Mike Lewis, managing director Europe at E.ON Climate & Renewables.