NewNet Daily Newsletter: Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability NewNet Daily Newsletter 24 January 2013 Edi Truell, chairman of the London Pension Funds Authority, to share his views on the green sector at next month’s LP-GP Forum: Clean Energy & Sustainability Deal News Lignol receives approval to increase ownership in Australian Renewable Fuels KKR backs climate risk investor Nephila Capital Leyden Energy investors return in $10m Series C round OneRoof Energy secures $30m from Hanwha Blackstone partners with ex-Iberdrola team to create Fisterra Energy PREMIUM UK’s REG secures €15m from HSBC STR to shut Connecticut facility as biggest customer First Solar walks away GE adds CHP system to BMW factory LDK secures $31m from Fulai Investments PE firm Mercato invests $7m into Goal Zero Powers MORE DEAL NEWS » Company News VC-backed biofuel company LS9 ‘not shutting down’ Nissan cuts price of electric Leaf vehicle in UK Duke Energy completes 36MW energy storage project juwi begins build of 48MW of Thai PV Small wind specialist Evance sees 200% growth in 2012 Ormat faces $230m impairment charge for geothermal facility MORE COMPANY NEWS » Fund News Exclusive: UBS hits halfway point for €400m clean energy infrastructure fund PREMIUM Eastern European cleantech VC lays out plan for successive fund PREMIUM MORE FUND NEWS » Policy News Maryland offshore wind bill gets early support UK, Irish Minsters to sign major wind trade deal Davos calls for $700bn annual spend on green investments MORE POLICY NEWS People News Ian Marchant steps down as SSE chief executive Blackstone-owned Vivint Solar appoints CTO MORE PEOPLE NEWS Deal Radar (PREMIUM CONTENT) Deal Leads Swiss investor looks to acquire projects across numerous green power sectors JV launched to finance, develop clean energy opportunities Bioenergy developer eyes JV partner for Indonesia venture Women-led cleantech start-ups are prime investment focus for Astia Angel MORE DEAL LEADS » Latest Analysis (PREMIUM CONTENT) Japan to lead resurgent wind industry in 2013 The extension of the Production Tax Credit in the US and reinvigorated interest in renewables in Japan should give a boost to the wind industry in 2013. MORE ANALYSIS » News | Deal Radar | Events NewNet Twitter | Deal Radar Twitter | Join NewNet LinkedIn | Forward to a friend NewNet is a trading name of New Energy World Network Ltd. (Company no. 06695690). Copyright © 2013 New Energy World Network (NewNet). All rights reserved.