Financial services group FlexiGroup, whose subsidiary Certegy Ezi-Pay finances rooftop solar, has issued a AU$50 million (US$38 million) climate bond, which has been certified by the global Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).
Germany-based PV monitoring solutions provider meteocontrol has launched a new company to focus on the Japanese market via a joint venture with Suntech Power Japan Corporation, a subsidiary of Chinese module manufacturer Suntech Power.
President Trump’s long anticipated executive order advising the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw parts of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) has left clean energy advocates unabashed, despite critics viewing the order as a total wipe out of Obama’s climate action legacy.
Solar wafer and module manufacturer ReneSola reported higher shipments than expected in the fourth quarter of 2016 but gross margin collapsed to 2.1%, well below guidance, while losses increased to US$25.5 million.
Indian renewable energy firm Greenko Energy Holdings has raised US$155 million in equity from an affiliate of global investment firm GIC and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).