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14 February 2014

EnerNOC acquires Dublin’s Activation Energy

Boston-based provider of energy intelligence software EnerNOC has acquired Dublin-based demand response software firm Activation Energy.

14 February 2014

Foresight Solar Fund acquires 10.7MW Hunters Race PV plant

UK-based private equity firm Foresight is set to acquire the 10.7MW Hunters Race solar power plant.

14 February 2014

SUSI Partners, Altus Energy, Solais partner up for 39MWp

Swiss investment firmSUSI Partners are teaming up with Altus Energy and Solais to finance 39MWp of solar generation in France.

13 February 2014

UK DECC supplies £8m towards energy storage innovation

The UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has announced £8m in new funding for energy storage innovation.

13 February 2014

Intel Capital invests in 3D printing space

uncertainty_170_170 Intel Capital has made two investments into the 3D printing space with support for Lithuania-based CGTrader and US-based MakeXYZ.

13 February 2014

UK’s Ed Davey warns climate change policy at risk due to denial and fear

UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey has warned that climate change policy is at risk because of denial and fear.

13 February 2014

BKW divests 100 per cent of Swiss Solar Invest to UBS Clean Energy

Swiss energy firm BKW is selling 100 per cent of its shares in power generator Swiss Solar Invest to investment management company UBS Clean Energy Infrastructure Switzerland.

11 February 2014

Donald Trump loses wind farm battlep

donaldtrump-170SQ American tycoon Donald Trump has lost his legal battle to prevent the building of a wind farm visible from his luxury golf resort in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

11 February 2014

SUSI’s Euro Fund completes investment into 18MW wind

Swiss investment advisor SUSI's Sustainable Euro Fund I has completed an investment into Ilmatar Windpower's 18MW Finnish wind project

11 February 2014

Albion Community Power and Infinite Renewables invest £1.5m in Welsh turbinep

Power generation company Albion Community Power has invested £1.5m in partnership with Welsh developer Infinite Renewables for the funding of a single 500KW turbine in Blaencilgoed, South Wales.

11 February 2014

Lightsource Renewable Energy receives £14m debt financing from Investec

First-Solar_Construction_170SQ The UK's largest developer of solar generation capacity Lightsource Renewable Energy has closed project financing from Investec on a further 19MWp solar farm.

10 February 2014

John Laing Environmental Assets Group gears up for £160m IPOp

John Laing Environmental Assets Group is set to float in its environmental infrastructure fund in an IPO expected to raise £160m.

10 February 2014

UK VCT Ventus to raise £20m for wind, hydro investmentp

UK renewable energy investor Ventus VCT and Ventus 2 VCT have issued a joint offer for subscription to £20m of D shares.

10 February 2014

Mobile device recycler Teqcycle funded by T-Venture

World_170SQ Munich, Germany-based mobile device trade-in and recycling firm Teqcycle Solutions has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from T-Venture and others.

10 February 2014

Alstom signs €41m Indian smart grid contract

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited has signed a €41m contract for French engineering firm Alstom to supply its latest generation of grid security technologies.

7 February 2014

Buyout-style returns from renewables ‘thing of the past’p

Making private equity-style returns from infrastructure and renewable energy investment is a thing of the past according to Terra Firma's Radu Gruescu.

7 February 2014

Navitus Bay scales back wind farm to 970MW

alphaventus_170_170 The Navitus Bay offshore wind farm development, located off the coast of Bournemouth in the UK, is set to be scaled back from 1090MW of generation capacity to 970MW.

6 February 2014

Electrawinds sells up Belgian waste processing unit

Belgian renewables company Electrawinds has sold its 80 per cent equity stake in waste processing unit Electrawinds Biostoom.

6 February 2014

Half of PE and VC funds exited market or relabelled since 2013p

investment-170SQ About half of the private equity and venture capital funds focused specifically on cleantech have left the market or relabelled themselves in the past two years, the IFC's Vikram Raju has said.

6 February 2014

Cleantech-focused PE investors see opportunities for LED market in 2014p

Cleantech-focused private equity investors are buzzing about the LED lighting market in 2014 according to Jerome Duthu-Bengtzon from Pantheon Partners, who spoke at yesterday’s AltAssets LP-GP Forum: Clean Energy & Sustainability.

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