Germany’s KfW issues largest ever USD green bond – $1.5bn! (AAAe, 1.75%, 5yr) and it’s still 1.6x oversubscribed

  Germany’s KfW issues largest ever USD green bond – $1.5bn! (AAAe, 1.75%, 5yr) and it’s still 1.6x oversubscribed In Frankfurt yesterday I met yesterday with the KFW (Germany’s development bank) Capital Markets team, who ran through their latest latest green bond in USD. A strong result. It’s a follow-up …

GTM Research and SunSpec Alliance Partner to Advance Distributed Solar Performance Analytics.

GTM Research and SunSpec Alliance Partner to Advance Distributed Solar Performance Analytics.  THE SERVICE   Through today’s partnership, oSPARC participants will be able to participate in a new gtm Research program, oSPARC Plus, to analyze project and portfolio performance, compare system characteristics, and ease access to future project capital.  Data providers …

Daily News Alert 11.11.13 Breaking Free From Our Carbon Entanglement and a Dinosaur Industry In a remarkable milestone, Mexican economist diplomat José Angel Gurría spoke out as secretary-general of the OECD – sketching a future that should have the global coal industry shaking in its boots. His message is that …

The City and the Common Good – Series recordings now available

Our series of events, held in conjunction with CCLA, entitled ‘The City and the Common Good: What kind of City do we want?’ has come to an end.  We were delighted with the reception and feedback we received, and the level of press engagement has been very encouraging.  We’re producing a …

Solar Energy to Account for Most New Generation in California

Top stories from The Energy Collective on May 3, 2013 Most read on The Energy Collective ·        » Are Fossil Fuel Companies Pouring Money Down the Drain? ·        » Should the U.S. Implement a Carbon Tax? ·        » Is Solar Energy Prepared to Enter a Post-Subsidy World? [VIDEO] ·        » Climate Change and Anthropogenic Sea Level Potholes ·        » Hydraulic …

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

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

Crowdfunding On Track to Become a $5bn Industry This Year

  Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Crowdfunding Market Grew 81% in 2012, Finds massolution Industry Report — Over a million crowdfunding campaigns raised $2.7 billion in 2012, and the market is expected to nearly double again this year, according to a comprehensive global crowdfunding industry report …

Supply glut, policy uncertainty casts shadow over solar

The global solar manufacturing sector has been under tremendous pressure from a supply glut and policy challenges that led to a string of disappointing earnings reports and bankruptcies, with further consolidation possible in the second half. More >>> Click for more headlines from Environmental Finance Newsletter