Nine of Europe’s industrial power giants and most prominent green bond issuers have clubbed together to put green bonds - mechanisms that are beginning to draw huge traction worldwide - at the heart of their financing strategies.
French energy company ENGIE announced Wednesday that it has issued its second green bond, worth approximately US$1.6 billion. The company announced that it will use the bond to grow its development strategies in renewable energies and energy efficiencies.
India’s fifth largest private sector bank Yes Bank plans to raise INR3.3 billion (US$49.6 million) through the issue of seven-year Green Infrastructure Bonds to the Dutch Development Bank FMO in order to fund solar and wind projects.
D.E. Shaw buys 11MW Rancho Seco solar project from First Solar, 8minutenergy wins 26MW solar farm in California, India's NTPC issues first Green Masala Bonds, NREL launches energy profiles of US cities.