CleanTech Capital provides business development, corporate and project finance, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures and restructuring services in the clean technology and renewable energy sector. CleanTech Capital has offices in Europe, North America & South America.
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France issued 7 bn 1.75% Green Bond for 32 years2017/01/25
first G20 member to issue green bond - Demand for the bond issue was almost three times as high. The issue price was 100.20 and the bond is due June, 2039. The proceeds are being used for climate friendly projects, not for defense, nuclear or fossil fuel projects.
An America First Energy Plan2017/01/25
on his third day in office DT revived two controversial pipeline projects stopped under the Obama presidency - "For too long, weve been held back by burdensome regulations on our energy industry. President Trump is committed to eliminating harmful and unnecessary policies such as the Climate Action Plan and the Waters of the U.S. rule.
Sound energy policy begins with the recognition that we have vast untapped domestic energy reserves right here in America.
We must take advantage of the estimated $50 trillion in untapped shale, oil, and natural gas reserves, especially those on federal lands that the American people own.
Centrica completes exit from wind farm assets with sale of 50% of Lincs wind farm to the UK Green Investment Bank for £487 mn (debt+equity)2017/01/13
Siemens sells a further 25% - Centricas net share of the proceeds will be approximately £220 mn. Centrica will continue to be a major enabler of the development and operation of wind farms through entering into agreements to purchase renewable power. The wind parc went into operations on 1 Aug 2013.
German Ministry of Economy clueless on financial implications of renewable energy roll-out2017/01/12
Harsh Statement by public auditors - According to the highest public financial supervisory body "Bundesrechnungshof", the German Economic Ministry led by the social democratic party leader has no overview of the financial consequences of the Energiewende (substitution of fossil fuels by renewable energy in Germany). Basic questions such as what does it cost the state budget? and how much the state should spend? are not being asked. The Bundesrechnungshof in its still unpublished annual report calls for a more focused and efficient use of the available funds.
Global investment in clean energy down 18% from $ 350bn in 2015 to $ 287.5bn in 20162017/01/11
Data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance - Investment in offshore wind was up 40% in 2016 to $ 30bn, thereof $25.8bn in Europe. Jon Moore, CEO of BNEF: The offshore wind record last year shows that this technology has made huge strides in terms of cost-effectiveness, and in proving its reliability and performance. Total clean energy capacity installed was up at 70 GW from 56.5 GW in 2015.