[Climate Bonds] MidAmerican to issue second Topaz bond – $250m BBB 26yr

Reuters reports that MidAmerican Energy is expected to soon issue a second tranche of its Topaz solar bond. MidAmerican is owned by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (does this give the bond a halo effect)? Barclays Capital, Citi and Royal Bank of Scotland are underwriting. The first Topaz bond was for …

Cities Getting Local Energy Choice with Aggregation

Cities Getting Local Energy Choice with Aggregation Posted: 02 Oct 2012 04:43 PM PDT Over 200 Illinois towns helped cut their citizens’ electric bills in 2012, and some even achieved 100% renewable energy, thanks to a state law that lets cities choose their electricity provider. The law, called community choice …

Microbubbles Cut Cost of Algae-Derived Biofuel

Microbubbles Cut Cost of Algae-Derived Biofuel Posted: 27 Jan 2012 08:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News Is Warren Buffet’s Utility Betting On Clean Energy? Posted: 27 Jan 2012 03:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News Maryland Offshore Wind Farm Proposal Could Catch A Second Wind in 2012 Posted: 27 …