Ofgem stressed that it will need the help of industry if it is to strike the right balance between enabling the energy transition and keeping costs to within acceptable limits, as it designs the second set of network cost controls.
German energy investor Aquila Capital has launched a new fund dedicated to investing in energy infrastructure assets deemed essential to Europe’s energy transition.
Ofgem has published its proposals for a radical overhaul of how it controls the cost of the UK’s energy networks.
Vattenfall has announced plans to invest up to €100 million in developing solar plants over the next two years.
Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has confirmed it has invested into UK-based blockchain start-up Electron.
EDF Energy Renewables has sold its majority stake in five onshore wind farms to pursue other renewable projects in the UK.
Chris Pritchett, contract lawyer and partner heading up the energy and environment practice at Foot Anstey, recently served as moderator for the “Developers and financiers debate” at the Energy Storage Conference at the Solar & Storage Live 2017 show in Birmingham. In attendance were fund managers and project developers and a robust discussion followed and afterwards, Chris caught up with Andy Colthorpe for an in-depth interview on camera.
The now Macquarie-owned Green Investment Bank must continue to support clean energy infrastructure in the UK if the country is to meet its decarbonisation goals, industry stakeholders have warned.
The government has today completed its sale of the Green Investment Bank, freeing new owner Macquarie to invest in green infrastructure projects overseas.
Germany’s E.On has said it plans to invest significantly to expand its position in the “new energy world”, taking the company into its “next phase” of development.
Power provider and network operator SSE has defended the RIIO framework just as Ofgem said operators should prepare themselves for tougher price controls.
UK investor Foresight Group has sought to tempt investors into its new fund which is aiming to finance the UK’s roll out of smart meters.
Australian finance giant Macquarie Group has concluded the contentious purchase of the UK Green Investment Bank for a total consideration of £2.3 billion.
Clean tech incubator InnoEnergy is seeking applications from sustainable energy innovators and entrepreneurs for its latest investment round.
The average business investment in energy efficiency projects has increased more than five-fold since the first three months of the year, a surge which could be attributable to Brexit and fears over increasing equipment costs.
The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and the Department of Energy and Climate Change have agreed on terms for a £200 million international green investment pilot programme.
Clean energy fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised €500 million. The fund, Glennmont’s second, exceeded its €450 million target.