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22 October 2012

Vestas, Marwind & RWE to lay out future plans in wind sector at London environmental investor event next month

Deal News

Deal round-up: Asset sell off intensifies as investor appetite wanes PREMIUM

Unconventional gas explorer Dart Energy to carry out London IPO

LDK to sell 20% to state, private investment vehicle

VC-backed Upsolar has modules optimised by Tigo

Sunways wins largest order to date for translucent solar cells

Japan’s Eurus Energy set to build 10MW PV plant

Peel Energy gets go ahead for 57MW UK wind farm

Panasonic to add solar to 12 US malls

Southern Company buys 2.5MW SunEdison PV project

China Hydro sells 30MW of assets for $44m


Company News

Stock round-up: Bioenergy shares plummet on regulatory uncertainty PREMIUM

Technology giant Siemens to exit solar, looks for buyers

Nissan to lower price of EV model to boost green sales

Cleantech innovator ReVolt Technology to file for bankruptcy

Amp Electric Vehicles quits passenger market due to slow uptake

SMA Solar to cut 1,050 from workforce as solar crunch bites

US-based Nordic Windpower files for liquidation

A123 Systems wins $15.5m bankruptcy loan approval

Duke, Sumitomo commission 168MW Kansas wind farm

Finnish utility Fortum launches efficiency drive to free up €1bn


Fund News

Ingenious launches £5m Africa solar fund PREMIUM

VCT manager Albion Ventures launches £15m top up fundraising PREMIUM


Policy News

UK government pumps £1bn in 130 projects through Regional Growth Fund

Scotland shifts 8.36 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions

Governments continue to play role in renewables development PREMIUM

Democratic Republic of Congo debates future of $9bn hydro plant


People News

Wind veteran Adam Bruce to chair UK’s Offshore Wind Programme Board



Methane specialist to list on AIM market

UK investor to begin fundraising for social impact vehicle in November

European green VC firm reaches out to investors

Update: UK government offers additional competition fund to divert ‘energy shambles’

Thai biodiesel producer to launch IPO as it expands into solar

UK government offers chance to win share of a £20m funding pot

UK coal mine methane producer to carry out follow-on share offering

Electronic waste recycler gets boost from Kleiner as it opens $5m round


Deal Profiles

UK AD specialist announces equity and project financing opportunities

Wind energy service provider eyes corporate strategic investors


Latest Investor Profile (PREMIUM CONTENT)

NewNet Investor Profile: Hans Dellenbach, CFO, Emerald Technology Ventures

The Eurozone crisis coupled with on-going concern for both cleantech investing and the venture capital model mean many are shying away from investments in this area. One firm experiencing success, however, is Emerald Technology Ventures and its CFO tells NewNet that there are still opportunities to be found.


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