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29 October 2013

Renewable Energy, backed by Blackrock, to build £5m UK solar farm

Renewable generator developer Renewable Energy Generation, backed by asset manager BlackRock, is planning to build a £5m solar farm in southwest England with solar construction company Juwi.

29 October 2013

Honeywell to build Chinese advanced material facility

NYSE-listed diversified technology and manufacturing firm Honeywell will establish a new manufacturing campus in Zhangjiagang, China, the company said. The facility aims to support itss Performance Materials and Technologies (PMT) arm which has faced an increased demand for gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and petrochemicals in Asia over the past years.

29 October 2013

China’s LDK Solar strikes forbearance agreement with noteholders

China's LDK Solar has struck a 30-day forbearance agreement with note holders of a majority in aggregate principal amount of the company's US dollar-settled 10 per cent senior notes, due February 2014.

25 October 2013

KKR’s Green Portfolio exceeds $900m efficiency savings

Global private equity firm KKR has realised $917m in cost savings and added revenue and over 1.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases (GHGs) avoided between 2008 and 2012, according to its latest Green Portfolio Program report.

25 October 2013

Renewable diesel producer Neste Oil upps profits €58m in Q3p

Netherlands-based oil producer and marketer Neste Oil, which produces renewable diesels, has released third quarter results showing profit increase of €58m over Q3 2012.

24 October 2013

E.ON begins surveying onshore cable for 700MW wind

E.ON has begun survey work on the proposed onshore cable route for the 700MW wind farm, delivering energy from Brooklands Pleasure Park to the proposed substation site in Twineham.

24 October 2013

ABB sees strong Q3 results on order growth for Europe and Asia

NYSE-listed engineering and technology firm ABB has reported robust third quarter results with rising revenue and EBITDA.

24 October 2013

Dong turns to DKK$0.1bn profit after 2012 losses

Danish energy developer and supplier Dong Energy has turned its 2012 losses into a DKK0.1bn profit for the first nine months of 2013.

22 October 2013

OLED material supplier Novaled cancels IPO

German light emitting diode company Novaled, which provides doping technology and materials to OLED manufacturers, has withdrawn plans for its IPO.

22 October 2013

EDF authorised by Quebec government for La Mitis wind

EDF EN Canada, subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has been granted permission by the Government of Quebec to build and operate the La Mitis community wind project.

21 October 2013

China Solar Energy’s executives arrested for ‘fraudulent acts’

Small China-based solar cell manufacturer China Solar Energy Holdings has had three executives detained by Chinese authorities in connection with 'fraudulent acts.'

18 October 2013

US’s Waste Management to build renewable natural gas facility

Houston, Texas-based Waste Management to build renewable natural gas facility in Fairmont City, which will export natural gas extracted from decomposing landfills.

16 October 2013

Hydropower sees revival as global potential remains untapped

Hydropower has seen a revival in the amount of energy generation capacity installed over the past few years as projects seek to exploit yet-unused hydropower generation potential throughout the world.

16 October 2013

RES and Blue Energy co-develop two wind farms

alstom1_170_170 Renewable energy developers RES and Blue Energy will work together to co-develop two wind farm projects in Cambridgeshire.

16 October 2013

Imperial Innovations brings portfolio value up 21 per cent to £188mp

innovation170 UK-based technology commercialisation and investment group Imperial Innovations, which invests in spin out technology firms, has brought its portfolio value up 21 per cent to £188.2m in its financial results for the year ending 31 July 2013.

15 October 2013

Investment firm AEA considers buyout of Siemen’s water tech unit

Private equity firm AEA Investors is reportedly in advanced talks to buy German conglomerate Siemens’ water technologies unit for around $800m.

15 October 2013

Energy firms undercut €1.4bn Bord Gais sell-off

Energy firms hoping for a slice of the €1.4bn Bord Gais sell off are 'low-balling' the sell off, with some bids under the €1bn mark.

14 October 2013

Suntech’s Global Solar Fund has 37.8MW of solar seized

Chinese solar panel manufacturer Suntech's 88 per cent-owned Global Solar Fund (GSF) has had 37.8MW of solar generating capacity over allegations of illegally building solar farms to milk state subsidies in Italy.

11 October 2013

PV manufacturer Trina Solar to fight lawsuit

Chinese PV manufacturer Trina Solar joins Yingli in saying it will fight a lawsuit brought against it by US thin film manufacturer Energy Conversion Devices over allegations of collusion to bankrupt US manufacturers.

10 October 2013

PNE proposes plans for 100MW wind in Scotland

PNE Wind has put forward proposals for the development of three wind farms, totalling 100MW capacity, on Forestry Commission Scotland land.

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