renewable energy finance News

  • Speech to the Renewable Energy Finance Forum

    Michael Fallon speaks at the 15th Renewable Energy Finance Forum - Europe. These are the speaker's notes, not a transcript of the speech as it was delivered. Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I’m pleased to be here with you at this landmark occasion of the 15th anniversary year of this important conference. It is impressive to reflect on how far the sector has come in those fifteen years ...

  • Call for Presenters: Renewable Energy Finance & Investment Summit

    CALL FOR PRESENTERS 2nd Annual Renewable Energy Finance & Investment Summit Date: April 23 – 25, 2007 Venue: Pointe South Mountain Resort, Phoenix, AZ Audience: Renewable energy developers, project financiers, private equity investors, technology entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists, NGOs, municipalities, and policy-makers Featuring Two Tracks: Biofuels Finance & Investment ...

  • Germany Maps Out Financing Plan for Renewable Energies

      E-world energy and water 2012 Germany recently passed the 20 percent mark for renewable energy in the electricity mix. And the federal KfW bank group has introduced a new plan to further accelerate this shift to renewables, with increases in multimillion euro business loans now available. As more renewable energy is generated, energy management ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • Renewable energy finance forum - Latin America

    The Latin American renewable energy markets are undergoing a period of unprecedented growth. With many of the most interesting investment prospects across Asia already taken , the smart investor is seeking new opportunities in other markets. Latin America represents the latest frontier in renewable energy project development and finance. This is an exciting time as investors and project ...


    By Euromoney Seminars Ltd.

  • Financing for renewable farm energy now available

    Canadian agriculture producers and agribusiness operators who are considering the use of renewable energy sources in their business will soon have a new financing option thanks to a new Energy Loan announced today by Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. The FCC Energy Loan is designed to assist producers and agribusiness owners who want to make the move towards producing their own renewable energy. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Climate bonds advance renewable energy finance

    A number of multi-lateral financial institutions, national and municipal governments have begun issuing a new category of "Green" or "Climate" bonds as a way of raising financing for clean energy development and deployment. Just as countries ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NIB finances Norwegian Akershus Energi's renewable energy plants

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Norwegian energy company Akershus Energi have signed a loan totalling NOK 500 million (EUR 63.3 million) for financing the upgrade of two of Akershus Energi's hydropower plants ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • NIB finances Norwegian Østfold Energi's investments in renewable energy

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Norwegian energy company Østfold Energi have signed a loan totalling NOK 179 million (EUR 23 million) for financing investments in wind and hydropower production, and district heating plants.  The 12-year maturity loan will help finance two district ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Infocast`s Advanced Renewable Energy Project Finance & Analysis Seminar

    Infocast brings its highly successful and informative 2nd Bi-Annual Advanced Renewable Energy Project Finance & AnalysisSeminar from September 26-27 at the Digital Sandbox Network Event Center in New York, NY. The Summit, an offshoot of the popular Project Finance series, is a rare opportunity to interact with and learn from the industry's foremost experts who will provide the ...


    By Infocast

  • NREL seeks industry input to illuminate trends in renewable energy financing

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is seeking input from energy developers and financiers as part of an ongoing effort to collect and share quantitative data on renewable energy financing terms and to assess barriers to renewable energy development. The current Renewable Energy Finance Tracking Initiative (REFTI) questionnaire — for ...

  • Infocast`s Advanced Renewable Energy Project Finance & Analysis Seminar

    Infocast brings its highly successful and informative 2nd Annual Advanced Renewable Energy Project Finance & Analysisseminar from June 6-7, 2011 at the Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel in San Francisco, CA. This seminar is a bastion of education in world renewable energy projects, one of the few areas of growth for energy developers, investors and creditors. Now, more ...


    By Infocast

  • Bridge Bank Announces New Group for Renewable Energy Project Finance

    Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today the launch of its Energy and Infrastructure Group (EIG), which will offer specialized financing for clients with proven sustainable alternative energy projects located in the United States. EIG will operate from ...


  • Chris Huhne calls for renewed focus on climate finance

    Chris Huhne warned today that a deal on climate finance is vital to breaking the climate deadlock. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change arrived in New York for a meeting of the High Level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing. The group was set up to identify ways of raising new and innovative sources of climate financing to reach $100 billion per annum of public and private ...

  • Block Island wind farm lauded for groundbreaking innovation

    The Block Island Wind Farm was honored this month with two awards recognizing the project for its innovation and groundbreaking achievement as America’s first offshore wind farm. The FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards by The Financial Times and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, last week honored the Block Island Wind Farm with one of ...


    By Deepwater Wind LLC

  • Pavilion Energy Resources Inc. Financing

    Pavilion Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PVRE) is entering a transformative phase from junior explorer to major projects developer. WIND POWER FUNDING; In addition and separate to the $50 million equity line of credit the company is in process of finalizing, the group is now attracting strong interest from both EU and New York financial institutions looking to invest ...


  • Latin America and Caribbean Renewable Energy Finance Forum Highlights Economic, Environmental and Energy Security Benefits of Clean Energy

     Delegates at the Renewable Energy Finance Forum – Latin America and Caribbean (REFF-LAC) discussed the future of the clean energy sector this week in Miami, as investment in the region continues to grow. More than 200 senior level executives, government officials and financiers were on hand April 30 – May 1 to discuss ...

  • Green Finance Specialist degree to boost finance in green energies

    For many finance institutions renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies – as main drivers of the global climate mitigation efforts - are still a new business field to be tackled. The Green Finance Specialist, developed by the German company ...

  • The outlook for renewable energy

    In December 2011 Bloomberg New Energy Finance reported that the one trillionth dollar of investment in clean energy had been spent since it began keeping records on such spending in 2004.   This milestone was significant noted Bloomberg, because it happened just as negotiators and world leaders were gathering in Durban for the latest round of international climate negotiations. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The future of global renewable energy

    The future of renewable energy is a choice, not a foregone conclusion. That was the main conclusion of the recently released REN21 Renewables Global Futures Report (GFR) report. Produced by REN21 in co-operation with ISEP, the Institute for Sustainable Energy Policy of Japan, the REN21 Renewables Global Futures Report presents the range of credible possibilities for the future of renewable energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Senior Advisor to the Governor for Renewable Energy Facilities to Join GEA Geothermal Energy Finance Forum 2012

    Michael Picker, Senior Advisor to the Governor for Renewable Energy Facilities, Office of the Governor, State of California will join the discussion between the financial community and the geothermal industry when business leaders and the financial and investment communities convene in San Francisco for the GEA Geothermal Energy Finance Forum on January 18. ...

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