National Grid buys renewables developer in $100m deal

The acquisition of Geronimo Energy was made through the grid operator’s non-regulated unit, National Grid Ventures

Pioneering Local Energy Market trial in Cornwall

ELN’s Priyanka Shrestha visited Cornwall to find out more about the pioneering trial and what it means for the low carbon transition

New York announces $15m fund to overcome grid challenges

It aims to help solve the technical challenges utilities face with power transmission and distribution while integrating renewable energy sources

London-based bank invests €23m in French renewable energy firm

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is buying a 2.8% interest in Voltalia

Plans for ‘world’s biggest’ floating offshore wind farm in South Korea

Equinor, Korea National Oil Corporation and Korea East-West Power have formed a consortium for the project

Finnish fund targets 850MW of renewable energy capacity

It will invest in a diversified portfolio of ready-to-build utility-scale solar and wind projects in Europe and the US

Germany issued €6.6bn of green bonds in 2018

Renewable energy topped the use of proceeds, followed by low carbon buildings and greener transport

SSE calls on government to increase offshore wind cap

This year’s Contract for Difference (CfD) auction includes a capacity cap of 6GW for low carbon power

Cuba on a greener path with new 10MW solar power plant

The project supports the government’s target to increase the share of renewables to 24% by 2030

Solar power project in Ukraine secures €34.7m financial backing

The 55.4MW project is expected to reduce carbon emissions by more than 36,000 tonnes a year