Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Invenergy refinances Michigan wind project

Invenergy refinances Michigan wind project

Privately-held US renewable energy company, Invenergy, has refinanced the 110.4 MW Gratiot County Wind Project near Breckenridge in Michigan. Invenergy owns the majority interest and...
Barclays launch green mortgages for homeowners

Barclays launch green mortgages for homeowners

Barclays Mortgages is launching a Green Home Mortgage which, it says, will reward homebuyers who chose to buy an energy efficient new build home...
UK’s energy storage capacity ‘set to soar’

World Bank Group commits $1bn to accelerate battery storage

The World Bank Group has committed $1 billion to accelerate investments in battery storage for energy systems in developing and middle-income countries. The program is...

QSTec saves SolarWorld from insolvency

Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) has forged a deal to save SolarWorld Industries from insolvency and ensure the continuation of solar manufacturing in Germany. Germany’s SolarWorld...
Renewable energy jobs top 10 million globally in 2017

ENGIE strengthens North America presence with SoCore Energy acquisition

ENGIE North America is acquiring Chicago’s SoCore Energy, a developer, owner and operator of municipal/co-op solar, community solar, and commercial and industrial (C&I) solar...
Vattenfall plans major solar power push

Vattenfall plans major solar power push

Vattenfall will invest €100 million in large-scale solar energy generation over the next two years. “We are now increasing the investment budget for solar power...
Funding sees Opus Materials research self-cleaning solar PV panels

Funding sees Opus Materials research self-cleaning solar PV panels

The UK’s Opus Materials Technologies has secured £1 million to validate and test the industrial rollout of a durable, self-clean coating of solar PV...
NTR acquires 38.4MW in UK solar assets

Duke Energy acquires remaining shares in REC Solar

Duke Energy has acquired full ownership of California’s REC Solar after first acquiring a majority interest in February 2015. The all-cash transaction saw Duke purchase...
EIB supercharges Italy’s wind power sector with €150m loan

EIB supercharges Italy’s wind power sector with €150m loan

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has lent €150 million to supercharge Italy’s wind power sector. The financing will be used by E2i Energie Speciali to...

In brief: UK Gov completes £2.3bn sale of Green Investment Bank

The UK Government has completed its £2.3 billion sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) to Macquarie Group. The Government said that all taxpayer funding...

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Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

More than 2 GW went operational in UK waters during 2018 – enough to power over 2,300,000 homes all year round. In 2018 eight new...
Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted has this week revealed its new strategic ambition and financial targets, including plans to invest £23 billion in green energy towards 2025. “We expect...

Solarcentury gets green light for Spanish solar power projects

British power company Solarcentury has received the green light to construct four solar parks in Seville, Spain. The projects, known as “Cerrado Cabrera”, “El primo...