March 15th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
A green rain of financial support will fall on climate change delegates in Paris next week at the opening of the Green Bank Design Summit on Monday, March 18. At least 24 developing countries representing 27% of global GDP and 44% of global carbon emissions are coming together to craft a new model for advancing clean energy investment, say organizers.
October 5th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Since its acquisition by Australian banking giant Macquarie Group from the UK Government in August of 2017, the Green Investment Group has arranged for or invested £1.6 billion of capital into clean energy projects, according to the Group's first Progress Report since privatization.
August 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Macquarie Capital's Green Investment Group, formerly the UK Government's Green Investment Bank, has this week announced the acquisition of a solar development portfolio from Conergy Asia & ME which will include employees and solar development assets across the Asia Pacific region
July 25th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Global wind leader Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced two new wind supply contracts over the past fortnight, including an order for 250 megawatts (MW) for two wind farms in South Africa and 235 MW for a wind farm in Sweden.
July 4th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Green Investment Group, formerly belonging to the UK Government but now owned by Macquarie Capital, has formally launched in North America with two initiatives, including the launch of Candela Renewables for solar development and the financial close of the 200 megawatt (MW) Canadian Breaks onshore wind farm in Texas.
March 28th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Green Investment Group, now owned by Macquarie Group, has this week announced the acquisition of a 25% stake in the 210 megawatt (MW) Westermost Rough offshore wind farm from Marubeni Corporation.
December 12th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report published this week by the UK's National Audit Office regarding the sale of the Green Investment Bank to Australian banking giant Macquarie has raised concerns that existing commitments only require the newly-named Green Investment Group to continue contributing to green financing for the first three years.
November 30th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
German utility E.ON announced this week the first generation of power from its 400 MW Rampion Offshore Wind Farm off the southern coast of England, with the first of 116 wind turbines officially brought online.
November 29th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The Green Investment Group, part of the Macquarie Group, has this week launched a new service called Energy Solutions which will aim to help medium- to large-energy users reduce their energy costs and cut carbon emissions with no upfront costs for the user.
November 8th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
GE Renewable Energy and the Green Investment Group have this week announced they will be working to deliver the 650 MW Markbygden ETT wind farm in Sweden which, upon completion, will be the largest single-site onshore wind farm in Europe.