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    1. April 27, 2016

      Renewable energy yieldcos: partly cloudy

      Do advances in commercial technology demand financial innovation to match? The spectacular blow-up of SunEdison last...

    2. April 24, 2016

      Consolidation looms in cut-price Indian solar sector

      One executive in the Indian solar energy sector describes the mood as “over-exuberance”. Another calls it “suicidal”....

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    1. Investing in the Arab World

      Advisers say companies hit by low oil prices are looking to sell non-core assets or re...
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    1. April 22, 2016

      Uncertainty clouds climate deal as nations prepare to sign accord

      As world leaders make their way to the UN in New York for Friday’s formal signing of the ​climate change accord...

    2. April 21, 2016

      SunEdison’s ambitions end in bankruptcy protection

      SunEdison, the world’s largest renewable energy developer, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US, bringing an...

    3. April 21, 2016

      SunEdison: Death of a solar star

      The triumphant email message pinged into SunEdison chief executive Ahmad Chatila’s inbox with only moments to spare....

    4. Fast FT

      April 21, 2016

      Solar group SunEdison files for bankruptcy protection

      SunEdison, one of the world’s largest solar power companies, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US, bringing an...

    5. April 17, 2016

      Bill threatens Polish wind power, warns industry

      Poland’s thriving wind energy industry has warned that it faces bankruptcies, rapid divestment and an end to growth...

    6. April 12, 2016

      Corporate winners and losers amid the oil price crash

      Oil price crashes have profound consequences. The fall in crude after the 1997 Asian financial crisis ushered in...

    7. April 8, 2016

      Copper miners pin hopes on electric cars as China falters

      The world’s copper miners and traders are pinning their hopes on increased demand for the metal from the makers of...

    8. April 5, 2016

      Teesside investor drops £300m renewables project

      A £300m “energy from waste” project in Teesside that was intended as the biggest of its kind in the world, has been...

    9. April 3, 2016

      Even oil barons are giving up on fossil fuels

      One by one, the descendants of John D Rockefeller, the Gilded Age oil baron, are repudiating the fossil fuels that made...

    10. March 31, 2016

      China wind energy groups cry foul over grid curbs

      China’s wind industry is considering legal action against government ministries in three Chinese provinces in an...

    11. Fast FT

      March 29, 2016

      Mexico long-term electricity auction sees 7 winners

      Following sweeping energy sector reforms, the Mexican government’s first long-term electricity tender was a success. A...

    12. March 28, 2016

      Abengoa restructuring plan receives boost from creditors

      Abengoa has won approval from 75 per cent of creditors it needs to push through a restructuring plan that it hopes will...

    13. March 23, 2016

      Solar power reflects Morocco’s energy ambitions

      When production officially began at the world’s biggest concentrated solar power plant at Ouarzazate in southern...

    14. March 22, 2016

      Abengoa raises €137m in emergency loans

      Abengoa, the struggling Spanish renewable energy group, raised €137m in emergency loans on Tuesday, days ahead of a...

    15. Fast FT

      March 18, 2016

      Deadline for Abengoa restructuring 'very tight' - Moody's

      Troubled Spanish renewable energy group Abengoa may already have the support of around 40 per cent of its creditors for...

    16. March 16, 2016

      Liverpool gives its verdict on Budget 2016

      The Financial Times went to Liverpool to talk to businesses and workers about what they wanted from the 2016 Budget....

    17. March 15, 2016

      Climate battle bears early fruit as global energy emissions stall

      Carbon pollution levels stayed flat for the second year in a row last year new data show, even though the global...

    18. Fast FT

      March 10, 2016

      Spain's Abengoa reaches agreement with creditors

      The troubled Spanish renewable energy group Abengoa may have figured out its survival plan. This morning, Abengoa —...

    19. March 9, 2016

      Sun shines on AGL’s Australia solar energy plans

      In a dusty mining town in the Australian outback, AGL Energy is plotting a green power revolution that could transform...

    20. March 9, 2016

      Eon reports largest loss after coal and gas writedowns

      Eon, Germany’s largest utility, reported its biggest annual loss after writing down the value of its coal and gas-fired...

    21. March 7, 2016

      China carbon dioxide emissions may be falling, says LSE study

      China’s carbon dioxide emissions are likely to peak by 2025 — and may even have done so already — according to a new...

    22. March 4, 2016

      UK energy policy: getting the hump

      When designer Alec Issigonis called a camel “a horse planned by committee”, it was a condemnation of bureaucratic...

    23. FT Data

      March 3, 2016

      Investments boom in renewable energies

      ‘Greenfield’ FDI – crossborder investments in physical projects excluding M&A, increased by nine per cent last year, to...

    24. February 29, 2016

      Solar energy: glaring assumptions

      In the sci-fi film Sunshine, a spaceship’s crew goes insane after staring at the sun for too long. Those hoping for...

    25. Fast FT

      February 23, 2016

      First Solar lowers sales outlook

      First Solar lowered its full-year sales forecast on Tuesday, but reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results....

    26. Fast FT

      February 17, 2016

      Abengoa needs €826m this year for survival

      In an “Industrial Viability Plan” published late last night on the website of Spain’s stock market regulatory agency,...

    27. February 14, 2016

      Engie to speed disposals with incoming chief eyeing up to €20bn

      French utility Engie is considering a widespread restructuring with between €10bn to €20bn worth of disposals under...

    28. February 10, 2016

      China breezes past EU as top wind power

      China has overtaken the EU to become the world’s top region for wind power, thanks to a burst of turbine installations...

    29. February 1, 2016

      Siemens / Gamesa: full tilt

      It is not just bad luck that comes in threes. European wind power companies — turbine makers, not the wind harvesters —...

    30. January 29, 2016

      Siemens and Gamesa discuss wind power deal

      Germany’s Siemens is in talks to acquire Spain’s Gamesa in a move that could create the world’s biggest wind turbine...

    31. January 28, 2016

      Clean energy growth too slow, warns UN

      The world is investing far less in low-carbon energy than it needs to achieve the international objectives for limiting...

    32. January 25, 2016

      Abengoa jumps 59% on hopes for 'viability' plan

      Abengoa shares leapt has much as 59 per cent this morning ahead of a board meeting later today where a “viability” plan...

    33. January 17, 2016

      Researchers see energy solution in artificial photosynthesis

      The world is now used to the idea of generating energy from sunlight — the installed capacity of photovoltaic solar...

    34. January 14, 2016

      Sunset for solar investments widens EIS spectrum

      Universities are moving to mop up venture capital redirected from green energy schemes after a government clampdown on...

    35. January 6, 2016

      Few investors shed tears over EDF’s lofty fall from the top tier

      There are occasions in a nation’s business life when, like a landscape photograph, one event freezes the moment and...

    36. January 6, 2016

      Lords will try to rescind cuts in solar grants

      David Cameron’s cuts to solar subsidies are in jeopardy as his former coalition partners try to use their substantial...

    37. Fast FT

      January 5, 2016

      First Solar grabs first place on S&P 500

      First Solar shares are stealing the limelight on Tuesday. The US solar panel company is the best performing stock on...

    38. Fast FT

      January 5, 2016

      EU opens in-depth probe into Drax biomass plans

      The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into whether the UK government’s plans to subsidise the...

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