Sunday, July 21, 2019
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...
Kype Muir Wind Farm to deliver £100m boost to South Lanarkshire economy

Kype Muir Wind Farm to deliver £100m boost to South Lanarkshire economy

An renewables focussed initiative that prioritises local communities and businesses is well on the way to delivering an estimated £101 million boost to the...
GEV Wind Power set for another year of growth

GEV Wind Power set for another year of growth

GEV Wind Power, the UK wind turbine blade maintenance specialist, is set for another year of continued growth. The company is now in “an excellent...
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...
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...
NTR acquires 38.4MW in UK solar assets

Greencoat Solar acquires 142MW portfolio from Canadian Solar

Greencoat Capital has acquired a 142MW portfolio of solar generation assets from Canadian Solar via its Greencoat Solar II LP. The portfolio comprises 24 sites...
TransAlta Renewables acquires 119MW of North American wind power

TransAlta Renewables acquires 119MW of North American wind power

Canada’s TransAlta Renewables is acquiring two construction-ready wind power projects totalling 119MW in the Northeast United States for $240 million. The portfolio is made up...
Voltalia begins construction on 22 MW wind farm in France

Greencoat Renewables acquires 9.2MW wind farm for €22.5m

Irish renewable infrastructure company, Greencoat Renewables, has acquired a 9.2MW wind farm situated in County Kilkenny for €22.5 million. Lisdowney wind farm consists of four...
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...
Eco-friendly leather maker secures £70m to meet demand

Eco-friendly leather maker secures £70m to meet demand

E-Leather, a UK start-up making eco-friendly leather from scrap materials, has raised £70 million from new and existing investors. Funding has been led by ETF...

Latest Finance News

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...
NTR acquires 38.4MW in UK solar assets

NTR acquires 38.4MW in UK solar assets

NTR Renewable Energy Income Fund II has acquired nine operational UK ground mount solar assets totalling 38.4MW for £54.6 million. This is the first transaction...
Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

ScottishPower sells traditional generation business to focus on wind

ScottishPower has shifted from coal and gas generation to focus entirely on wind power having sold its traditional generation business to Drax in a...
Ørsted acquires Deepwater Wind to create leading US offshore wind platform

Ørsted acquires Deepwater Wind to create leading US offshore wind platform

Ørsted is acquiring a 100% interest in Rhode Island-based offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind from D.E. Shaw Group in a $510 million deal. The acquisition...
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...
New energy tech could save UK’s industrial sector £540m

New energy tech could save UK’s industrial sector £540m

The UK’s industrial sector could save at least £540 million on its energy bills by adopting new energy technologies such as solar and battery...
In brief: Seven Trent acquires AD specialist for £120m

In brief: Seven Trent acquires AD specialist for £120m

UK water company Seven Trent is acquiring food waste recycling specialist Agrivert for £120 million. Agrivert has five well-established food waste anaerobic digestion plants. Its...
Oxford PV-led consortium raises €2.8m to advance perovskite-silicon solar cells

Oxford PV-led consortium raises €2.8m to advance perovskite-silicon solar cells

Oxford PV is leading a consortium to further demonstrate the manufacturability of perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells. The consortium has secured €2.8 million from the German...
Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted acquiring Lincoln Clean Energy for $580m

Danish energy giant Ørsted is acquiring US-based wind farm developer, owner and operator Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE) for $580 million. Since I Squared Capital acquired...
£82m wind farms refinancing agreement for Banks Renewables

£82m wind farms refinancing agreement for Banks Renewables

Banks Renewables has secured an £82 million refinancing deal to help fund the next stages of its development. The firm has worked with lenders National...