Triodos banks on UK solar with £17.9m loan

Triodos Bank is providing £17.9 million worth of loans to refinance two solar farms in the UK. It will support Spanish developer Gamma Solutions’ 15MW Stokes Marsh and 5MW Stoneshill solar farms located near Coulston in Wiltshire and Exeter in Devon. With more than 62,000 panels installed, they generate enough electricity to power more than […]

Why didn’t George give us green ISAs? asks bank

The Chancellor missed a prime opportunity to boost the UK’s green economy with his new ISA savings allowance, according to Triodos Bank. Six years ago as Shadow Chancellor George Osborne raised the idea of a Green ISA, with cash ring-fenced for green investment. The self-declared ethical bank has asked why he didn’t put this into […]

Banks and green firms want fossil fuel subsidy check

A group of businesses including a bank, an investment fund and several green energy suppliers have written to the Treasury to demanding an official check up on the subsidies given to the energy sector “as a matter of priority”. The group wants to highlight what is sees as favouritism towards fossil fuels compared to renewable […]