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.
We give advice and offer hands-on business development and transaction execution services to listed and private companies, international and domestic utilities, entrepreneurs and institutional investors.
If you require hands-on and experienced transactors, valuation experts, project managers or interim managers with own business and investment track record we should be your partner.
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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 The Bundesrechnungshof in its still unpublished annual report calls for a more focused and efficient use of the available funds.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.
RES and Southern Energy jointly develop 3 GW onshore wind projects operational by 20202017/01/03
RES will serve as the lead developer and balance-of-plant constructor for the 10 projects - The RES-Southern Power partnership may provide a model for RES to collaborate with others. Southern Power has signed agreements to purchase wind turbine equipment from both Siemens and Vestas.
Tesla and its partner Panasonic started mass production of lithium-ion battery cells in its new factory 2017/01/03
The gigawatt factory will eventually grow to an annual volume of 35GWh of li-ion cells - According to a statement Tesla produced 24,882 vehicles in Q4, resulting in total 2016 production of 83,922 vehicles. This was an increase of 64% from 2015. It delivered 12,700 Model S and 9,500 Model X in Q4, about 6,450 vehicles were in transit to customers.
WEF World Economic Forum2017/01/17 - 2017/01/20
Davos, Switzerland - "leaders need to share insights and innovations on how to best navigate the future."
France Tech Transfer Invest2017/02/01 - 2017/02/02
Paris - The event is a collaboration between the SATT, Tech Tour, Bpifrance and its EuroQuity platform and aims to efficiently and effectively support French tech transfer spin-off companies to meet and engage with international investors and corporate partners
Subsea EXPO 20172017/02/01 - 2017/02/03
Aberdeen - Subsea Expo is the worlds largest subsea exhibition and conference and is completely free to attend.
Energy Storage 20172017/02/08 - 2017/02/09
Paris - discuss the current challenges of the energy storage market and review the latest developments with the industry leaders in technology and operations.
Energy Storage Europe2017/03/14 - 2017/03/16
Düsseldorf, Germany - EXPO and Conference: The leading international trade fair for energy storage!