Macedonia utility to build solar plant on former coal mine

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €5.9 million loan to Macedonian state-owned electricity company ELEM to build a large-scale solar power plant on the site of a former lignite coal mine.

Canadian pension fund to issue green bonds

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which has been actively investing in renewables over the last year, now plans to issue its inaugural Green Bond, and it claims to be the first pension fund to do so.

PV Talk: India charmed by green bonds while solar IPO gates open

The days of naming financing as one of the major hurdles for Indian solar appear to be coming to an end in 2017 as record low tariffs were enabled by a newly-attractive fiscal environment. PV Tech caught up with Kuljit Singh, partner, Transaction Advisory Services at EY, to discuss a potential spate of Indian solar IPOs, pension fund interest, Masala bonds and the future of the market.