UK community energy gets £200m boost

A new £200 million lending programme for community-scale renewable energy projects has been launched. The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) is partnering with global investment firm KKR – each providing £100 million – and investment manager Temporis Capital, which will manage the fund. GIB got approval from the European Commission earlier this year to expand […]

Google and investment firm plunge $400m in solar projects

Search engine giant Google and global investment firm KKR have struck a deal to invest around $400 million (£249m) in solar projects, it has been reported. The cash is to go towards building six solar farms in the United States with a total capacity of 106MW – enough to power around 17,000 homes. Reports claim it […]