Weekly blog: TfL’s £400m green transport bond big success / China’s first on the way / first M&A green bond for Senvion / NIB back in market with SEK 1bn ($116m) 5yr / littlies from EBRD, World Bank, City of StPaul, Mytrah Energy / + gossip

Development Bank issuance Nordic Investment Bank issues its third green bond (SEK 1bn ($116m), 5 yr, 0.155%, AAA)  Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has issued a SEK 1bn ($116m) green bond, its third SEK denominated green bond issuance (they call them Nordic Environmental Bonds – NEBs). The bond has a 5 …

EIB issues new climate bond with longer tenor (12yr), EUR 500m ($657m), coupon 1.25%, AAA. Takes EIB total climate bond issuance to EUR 6bn!

EIB issues new climate bond with longer tenor (12yr), EUR 500m ($657m), coupon 1.25%, AAA. Takes EIB total climate bond issuance to EUR 6bn! Posted: Sep 4, 2014 by Sean Kidney European investors yesterday snapped up a new Euro denominated “Climate Awareness Bond”(link is external) from EIB. With double the tenor of the …

[Blog] China’s CGN Wind issues RMB1bn ($161m) 5yr green bond with carbon-linked coupon

  China’s CGN Wind issues RMB1bn ($161m) 5yr green bond with carbon-linked coupon Posted: Jun 15, 2014 by Sean Kidney China’s CGN Wind (link is external) has issued a one billion yuan (link is external), five year bond to finance wind energy developments in Inner Mongolia, Guangdong, Xinjiang and Gansu. …

[Climate Bonds] AAA away! EIB does a EUR350m ($480m) tap of its big 5yr climate awareness bond / World Bank does 4yr BRL465.5 + TLY335.5 (total $369m) green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AAA away! EIB does a EUR350m ($480m) tap of its big 5yr climate awareness bond / World Bank does 4yr BRL465.5 + TLY335.5 (total $369m) green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors‘ The AAA-rated European Investment Bank (EIB) has placed a 6th tap of its 5 …

Nordic Investment Bank issues a EUR40m ($55m), 5yr AAA ‘environmental’ bond

competitiveness and the environment” of the Nordic and Baltic countries. The bank’s S&P credit rating is AAA. According to NIB’s web site, proceeds of the bond go to projects meeting NIB’s environmental sustainability criteria, “such as” those that: reduce emissions (mainly CO2, SOx, NOx, dust, energy efficiency, renewable energy, public transport solutions and recycling; …

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AfDB’s long-awaited AAA $500m inaugural green bond is sold out’

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AfDB’s long-awaited AAA $500m inaugural green bond is sold out‘ The African Development Bank (AfDB) has just issued the 3 year, USD500 million green bond they flagged over Summer; the deal closed yesterday at 14:30 London time. The bond 10% over-subscribed by the close of the half-day …

[Climate Bonds] AfDB to issue $500m AAA green bond in Sept/Oct; arranger still to be selected

Environmental Finance today reports that the African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to issue a US$500 million AAA green bond in September or October. This would be AfDB’s biggest green bond to date; they hope to start presenting to investors in coming weeks.The AfDB has previously raised about $400 million through …

Evolving Support for an Innovation Carbon Tax | The Energy Collective Daily

Evolving Support for an Innovation Carbon Tax | The Energy Collective Daily

Gas Prices Up Because of LEGAL Speculation; Not Manipulation, Consumer Advocate Says

An article from Yahoo! Finance By Stacy Curtin | Daily Ticker – Mon, Apr 25, 2011 1:48 PM EDT The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline stands at $3.86 — more than 30 cents higher than just one month ago, according to AAA’s fuel gauge report. In …

Is S&P’s Deficit Warning On Target?

An article from The Baseline Scenario Posted: 21 Apr 2011 05:26 AM PDT By Simon Johnson On Monday Standard & Poor’s announced that its credit rating for the United States was “affirmed” at AAA (the highest level possible), but that it was revising the outlook for this rating to “negative” …