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5 February 2014

Suzlon plans merger with subsidiary REpower

Indian turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy is considering a merger with its subsidiary REpower in a move that could net it $1bn.

5 February 2014

EDF Energy supplies €300m debt to PEV developer Eon Motors

French electric vehicle developer Eon Motors has received €300m from EDF Energy to aid in its development of its Weez PEV.

4 February 2014

PE firm 3i sells up German car parts manufacturer Hilitep

UK-based private equity firm 3i is reportedly preparing to sell German car parts maker Hilite International in a deal which could see the asset valued at more than €400m.

4 February 2014

Ampair acquires wind turbine manufacturer Westwind

Dorset, England-based wind turbine manufacturer Ampair has acquired Belfast, Ireland-based turbine producer Westwind.

4 February 2014

Wind deployment slows through 2013 in EU

vestas_sunny_170SQ EU deployment of wind slowed throughout 2013, with eight per cent less generation capacity coming on line compared to 2012.

4 February 2014

Jon Moulton joins Abramovich in supporting Ben Goldsmith’s Weedingtech

rapeseed170 Investment veteran Jon Moulton is joining Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich in support of Ben Goldsmith's herbicide free weedkiller Weedingtech.

3 February 2014

WPX Faserkeramik raises seed financing from HTGF

Cologne, Germany-based provider of metal refining solutions WPX Faserkeramik has raised seed financing from High-Tech Gründerfonds Management.

3 February 2014

Isle of Man invites expressions of interest for offshore energy projectsp

The Isle of Man Government is taking steps towards exploring offshore renewable energy generation through an invite for expressions of interest from parties seeking to develop offshore wind and tidal energy in Isle of Man territorial seas.

3 February 2014

ITM Power plans £10m share offeringp

UK-based electrolysers and hydrogen fuel cell products developer ITM Power is planning to raise £10m via a share offering.

31 January 2014

Dong Energy sells 50 per cent of its London Array wind stake

RWE_offshore_170_170 Danish wind project developer Dong Energy is set to divest 50 per cent of it share in the London Array offshore wind farm – the largest operational offshore wind farm in the world.

30 January 2014

Gemini 600MW offshore wind project secures €1.09m debt

Project Gemini, a 600MW offshore wind project in the Dutch North Sea, has secured €1.09m in senior secures construction and term debt from 10 international commercial banks and Export Development Canada.

30 January 2014

Abengoa’s solar loan under federal investigation

The US Department of Labor and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement are investigating subsidiaries of Spanish firm Abengoa, which took a $1.45bn federal loan to build a solar plant near Gila Bend.

29 January 2014

InfraVia II beats fund target for €530m closep

OFI InfraVia, the infrastructure investment arm of Paris-based asset manager OFI, has beaten a €400m fundraise target for its second European infrastructure fund, hitting a €530m final close.

29 January 2014

Gründerfonds Münsterland invests in solar marketplace Milk the Sun

Berlin, Germany-based venture capital investor Gründerfonds Münsterland's start-up fund company Howaldt Energies has invested in online solar marketplace Milk the Sun.

29 January 2014

OREC and Crown Estate fund £850,000 offshore wind database

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult and the UK's Crown Estate have committed £850,000 to kick-start a performance data platform aimed at improving wind turbine operational performance.

28 January 2014

Germany’s social energy marketplace Changers raises $1.5m Series A

Potsdam, Germany-based social energy marketplace Changers has raised $1.5min Series A financing.

28 January 2014

Highland Capital Partners leads €23.5m investment into AMCS

Highland Capital Partners Europe has led a funding round of €23.5m into recycling and waste management firm AMCS.

28 January 2014

UK turbine supplier Atlantis Resources appoints John Neill CBE to non-exec chairman

UK-based turbine supplier Atlantis Resources has appointed John Neill CBE as non-executive chairman.

28 January 2014

UK gets £10m boost to SME energy innovationp

British entrepreneurs are set to benefit from a share of £10m in funding to bring new and innovative energy efficient products to market.

28 January 2014

Dong Energy and Carbon Trust create offshore wind foundation

Dong Energy and the Carbon Trust have teamed up to create a new offshore wind turbine foundation, with Dong Energy receiving an initial £6m co-funding for the project.

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