Renewables

Money Flows to Cleantech Projects in Southeast Asia, Away from Coal

May 20, 2019

Southeast Asia is starting to attract sustainable finance -- including $1 billion from a range of development banks -- as several of the region’s biggest countries make a big pivot...

Webinar Recap: Impact Investing in the Climate Solutions Space

March 11, 2019

Impact investing expert practitioners from Veris Wealth Partners & Bonwood Social Investments discuss the role that asset owners are playing in catalyzing the growth of impact investing...

Dire Warnings of Massive Disruption Spur Green Financing & Fundraising Activity

November 4, 2018

The growing realization regarding the risks of climate change is driving new investment activity, corporate commitments, and new sustainable investment funds being offered to institutional...

Asia News Update: China Boosts Renewables Target; Toyota Backs Green Fund; Green Loans Taking Hold Across Asia; BlackRock to Launch Green Fund with Focus on SE Asia; Mongolia to Get First Distributed RE System

October 10, 2018

Here’s a look at some of the major news stories about renewable energy, sustainable finance and other clean tech topics coming out of greater Asia in the past few weeks.

The Divestment Debate: Why Investors Are Dumping Fossil Fuels (or not)

September 6, 2018

As the climate continues to heat up, and as the federal government drags its feet on providing climate leadership, activists are putting increasing pressure on pension funds, university...

Oil Giant Total Backs Chinese Smart Energy Fund

April 17, 2018

The venture capital arm of energy giant Total is one of the investors in a new, $250M private equity fund that will focus on the Chinese energy sector. Investments in the Cathay Smart...

Sustainable Finance News Roundup: Cleantech Projects Get Funding from Federal and NY Governments

March 27, 2018

Corporate Sustainability Developments; Greenhouse Gas Emissions Up; Renewables Rise Too

Asia News & Deals Update: China Extends Its Role as Global Cleantech Investment Leader, CITIC Leads Series D for Organica Water

February 15, 2018

China has positioned itself as a global leader in clean energy and other sustainable technologies, and it's taking steps to further cement that position. Our monthly deep dive on Asia's...

The Business Case for Microgrids Grows, Attracts Major Investors

February 9, 2018

Investors, developers and business owners alike are showing increased interest in microgrids. These small-scale power systems, with their own power generation, software controls and...

Cleantech and Sustainable Financing Trends for 2018: Day, Shah, Ehrenpreis & Sivaram

February 2, 2018

We surveyed some of the leading financiers, investors and other experts in the cleantech and sustainability space, seeking their thoughts on what trends we are likely to see in 2018...