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gwec-in-press - 23 Jul 2015
Trade & Export Finance
KfW IPEX-Bank, the international export and project financier, has collaborated with Danish export credit agency Eksport Kredit Fonden (EKF) to provide senior-debt financing for the 50 megawatt (MW) Florida II wind farm project in Uruguay. It represents the second time the pair has teamed up to finance a wind farm in the country, following the non-recourse financing …
news - 22 Jul 2015
Former EWEA CEO Corin Millas reports from Australia’s Teachers Mutual Bank, where he is Corporate Social Responsibility Strategist
Teachers Mutual Bank’s $500 million Debt Issuance Programme has been certified by the RIAA (The Responsible Investment Association of Australasia) on the basis that Teachers Mutual Banks’ Policy is ‘the exclusion of lending to, or investing in, large scale greenhouse gas pollution from …
gwec-in-press - 20 Jul 2015
Plans for offshore wind farms have fallen flat for years in the U.S. But a Rhode Island-based company is about to begin installation of what promises to be the first such venture in the nation. Deepwater Wind expects delivery this week of foundations that will support five wind turbines off Block Island, a small tourist destination 12 miles …
gwec-in-press - 14 Jul 2015
National GeographicAcross the globe, renewable energy is expanding faster than fossil fuels. It’s even taking off in countries that may surprise you.“Once again in 2014, renewables made up nearly half of the net power capacity added worldwide,” says Achim Steiner, executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme. After a two-year dip, they’re attracting more investment. Hydropower generates the largest …
gwec-in-press - 01 Jul 2015
Global wind-power capacity has increased from January to mid-June by just under 19GW, or around 5%, to 387GW.
Projections for the whole year — from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and from Make Consulting — both suggest around 55GW will be installed. That is around 10% more than the capacity installed in 2014, and reflects good progress in a …
gwec-in-press - 26 Jun 2015
By mid-July, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) will have approved Japan’s new energy targets. Don’t expect too many surprises.
A recent draft was pretty predictable. Renewables — excluding hydropower — are to account for 22-24% of the mix by 2030, compared with 20-22% for nuclear, 26% for coal and 27% for natural gas.
Equally predictable was the …
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- As former EWEA CEO Corin Millas reports from Australia’s Teachers Mutual Bank, where he is Corporate Social Responsibility Strategist… http://www.tmbank.com.au/community/2015/responsible-investment-at-teachers-mutual-bank-ltdTeachers Mutual Bank’s $500 million Debt Issuance Programme has been certified by the RIAA (The Responsible Investment Association of Australasia) on the basis that Teachers Mutual Banks’ Policy is ‘the exclusion of lending to, or investing in, large scale greenhouse gas pollution from fossil fuel e…
- Green bonds and yieldcos generating buzz in the renewable energy sectorGreen bonds – and a newer, flashier financing vehicle called the yieldco – are generating considerable buzz in the renewable energy sector. In Asia, it’s early days but experts say it’s a matter of...
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