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15 April 2014

Orix plans to buy solar and wind companies in $1.5bn spending spree

japan_1701 Japanese financial services group Orix Corporation is planning to spend 150bn yen ($1.5bn) in the next 12 months, acquiring non-financial companies including solar producers and wind farm operators.

15 April 2014

Bord Na Mona abandons €1bn Clean Energy Hub in the wake of export negotiation breakdownp

windmills_gathered_170SQ Irish energy company Bord Na Móna has scrapped plans for its planned Clean Energy Hub after talks between Ireland and the UK on a potential export deal fell through with no agreement, wrong-footing companies that were counting on cross-border sales.

15 April 2014

Environmental investment trust Impax snaps up more Finnish wind assets

Northern Finland houses new wind project UK-based environmental investment trust Impax has bought the Finnish wind farm Kuolavaara-Keulakkopää from Fortum and Metsähallitus.

15 April 2014

Goldman-backed Japan Renewable Energy buys 16MW of wind assetsp

japan_170Sq Goldman-backed independent power producer Japan Renewable Energy has bought 16MW of wind assets as the company continues to expand its renewable portfolio in the region.

14 April 2014

Ireland scraps 5GW renewable export plan

wind_turbine2_170_170 A scheme to build more than 2,000 wind turbines by 2020 and export as much as 5GW of green energy from Ireland to the British market has fallen through according to Irish Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte.

14 April 2014

Major shift to low-carbon energy needed to avert catastrophe warns IPCCp

World_170SQ The cost of mitigating climate change could spiral out of control if action isn't taken soon, according to a report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

14 April 2014

UK calls for a new ‘ambitious’ deal on global emissions in the wake of the IPCC reportp

parliamentUk_280312_170_170 UK government has called for an ‘ambitious legally binding global agreement’ on emissions in the wake of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report that says the world needs a major shift to clean energy to prevent climate change catastrophe.

11 April 2014

2013 sees 95 per cent drop in US wind turbine installation amid tax credit uncertainty

WesternWind_170SQ1 The US wind industry saw a record 92 per cent drop in installations in 2013 with only 1GW of capacity added, down from 13GW of added capacity in 2012, according to data gathered by the American Wind Energy Association.

11 April 2014

Japan says nuclear is a key power source as cabinet approves first energy strategy since Fukushima

japan_170 Japan has highlighted nuclear energy as a key energy source as its cabinet approves the country's first energy strategy since the 2011 Fukushima crisis.

11 April 2014

EBRD exits Polish energy company ENEA with a €7m lossp

Euro_money1701 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Developement has sold its remaining stake in Polish energy company ENEA, taking a €7m loss.

10 April 2014

China mulls ban on dirtiest coal in move that could spur renewables growth

Coal_170 China is considering a ban on imports of the most polluting coal, stopping shipments with high ash and sulfur content, in a move that may spur renewable take-up in the world's second largest economy.

10 April 2014

TransAlta Renewables to raise $125m selling shares

Canadaflag_1701 Canada's largest publicly traded power generator and marketer of renewable energy TransAlta Corporation is planning to raise $125m selling 11m common shares at a price of $11.40.

10 April 2014

Blackstone-backed Fisterra reaches a financial closing for Mexico’s largest onshore wind farm

NewMexico_170 Blackstone backed Fisterra Energy has reached a financial closing for the $650m Ventika wind project, slated to be Mexico’s largest wind farm.

10 April 2014

UK government slammed for ‘anti-wind posturing’ as it tightens grip on onshore planning process

wind_2_070312_170 UK renewable power companies are hitting out at new moves to delay wind farm developments, saying the development increases uncertainty for investors in clean energy.

10 April 2014

Spanish utility Iberdrola raises €750m as it becomes first Spanish corporate to sell green bonds

Vestas V100 order Spanish utility Iberdrolla has raised €750m for renewable energy and smart meter projects in the first ever sale of green bonds by a Spanish corporate.

9 April 2014

Polish government approves ceiling on renewable subsidies and lays out new strategy

Acciona-Poland_170SQ Poland’s government has approved moves to limit the amount of money that can be spent on renewable subsidies.

9 April 2014

Green energy companies warn new European rules on subsidies will damage renewables growthp

worldwide170 Renewable energy companies and have warned that European Commission state aid guidelines announced today will damage the growth of renewable energy.

9 April 2014

UK warns Scotland will lose billions in green energy funding if it chooses independencep

Scotland1_170 The UK has warned Scotland it will lose billions in green energy funding if it chooses independence. In a new paper published today the government outlined areas where funding will be cut including direct subsidies and investment though institutions such as the Green Investment Bank.

9 April 2014

United Wind hires former Morgan Stanley managing director to woo new investors

Toronto_Turbine_170 Decentralised wind energy company United Wind has taken on former Morgan Stanley managing director Aaron Lubowitz as chief operating officer to help implement the company’s expansion plans and woo new investors.

9 April 2014

Indian clean energy producer BLP to raise $1bn to boost capacity by 800MW

indian_rupees_170 Clean energy producer Bharat Light and Power is planning to raise over $1bn in the next five years to boast its power generation capacity to more than 1GW from its current capacity of 200MW.

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