[Climate Bonds] This week’s $54.4m, BBB+, 13yr solar rooftop lease securitization bond was a ground-breaking success

This week’s $54.4m, BBB+, 13yr solar rooftop lease securitization bond was a ground-breaking success Posted on 16. Nov, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog, Climate Bonds, Green Bonds,Securitisation Market, Solar Energy, United States Last week we blogged that SolarCity and credit suisse were about to issue a new $54.4 million, climate bond – a rooftop solar lease securitization. It’s out: BBB+, 4.8%, …

WRI Digest

At the end of September, WRI helped launch The New Climate Economy, the flagship project of The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. The year-long research project will analyze the economic costs and benefits of climate action. In an OpEd originally posted on Project Syndicate, former President of Mexico and current …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: CALIFORNIA NEW ENERGY GOES FROM VENTURE CAPITAL TO BIG CAPITAL

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                               http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, October 7: * TODAY’S STUDY: CALIFORNIA NEW ENERGY GOES FROM  VENTURE CAPITAL TO BIG CAPITAL * QUICK NEWS, October 7: SOLAR AND THE …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: HOW WATER WILL CHANGE ENERGY

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                              http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, September 30: * TODAY’S STUDY: HOW WATER WILL CHANGE ENERGY * QUICK NEWS, September 30:  NEW ENERGY AND THE GRID; A BIG IPO …

Other News: United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries

   United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries   By Jim Lobe*   WASHINGTON, Sep 18 2013 (IPS) – On the eve of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, a newly released survey of 39 countries shows that the world body remains relatively popular around the globe. …

Invitation to Webinar on Bonds & Climate Change rpt, Wed 11 Sept: Los Angeles 09:00 / Denver 10:00 / Chicago 11:00 / NYC 12:00 / London 17:00 / Paris 18:00

Invitation to Webinar on Bonds & Climate Change rpt, Wed 11 Sept: Los Angeles 09:00 / Denver 10:00 / Chicago 11:00 / NYC 12:00 / London 17:00 / Paris 18:00 Posted on 28. Aug, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog, Climate Bonds, Europe, Green Bonds, United States Join us for a presentation and discussion of the Climate …

ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: Minneapolis City Council Unanimously Votes for a Better Energy Future

Grassroots pressure makes a difference, as Minneapolis’ city council unanimously adopts a framework for advancing local energy goals thanks to work of the Minneapolis Energy Options campaign (ILSR a leading partner).  For more on the local energy effort, check outmy published commentary on the city of Minneapolis’ flirtation with a municipal electric utility at the …

Reaching the Underserved Multi-Tenant Market Through Energy Efficiency Financing

NEWS RELEASE    For Immediate Release Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]  202.507.4043   Reaching the Underserved Multi-Tenant Market Through Energy Efficiency Financing    Over the past several years, financing for energy efficiency investments has been widely viewed as a promising solution to reducing upfront cost barriers to investment in energy …

JULY ? NEWSLETTER: Late Summer / Fall 2013 Solar Training Schedule

Featured Workshop PVOL101 Solar Electric Design and Installation (Grid-Direct) – Online August 19 – September 29 – Online Support SEI with Your iPad. Download the Introduction to Renewable Energy eBook for Apple iPad – FREE Upcoming Hands-on and Online Workshops PV301L: Solar Electric Lab Week (Batter-based) August 5 – August 9 – Paonia, CO. …

Are Utilities Missing Out on the Benefits of Combined Heat and Power?

  NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected]  202.507.4043    Are Utilities Missing Out on the Benefits of Combined Heat and Power?    When a power plant generates power, it also generates massive amounts of heat. Though that heat is a valuable resource, it is typically rejected as waste …