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Energy transition’s engine is in transition itself

Once a niche, renewables investing has exploded. Anish Butani, bfinance’s private markets director, examines the risk-return spectrum and the challenges posed by ESG and the end of subsidies

French manager eyes €500m for next vehicle after exceeding fund III hard-cap

RGreen Invest’s Infragreen III fund is already 75% invested following its €307m closing.

Quinbrook reaches $1.6bn final close on inaugural fund

The London-based firm said it has secured commitments from institutions in the UK, US and Australia and has made seven fund investments to date.

Infrastructure Capital Group raises $390.7m for new renewables fund

The Australian fund manager will target both domestic and offshore investors in 2019 as it seeks to raise a total of $723.5m for investments at home and in New Zealand.

Eiffel closes ‘innovative’ energy transition bridge debt fund on €350m

The vehicle was closed €150m above its original target and has invested €233m to date across Europe.

Australia’s NEG not dead as Labor opposition revives policy

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has promised to pursue a ‘bipartisan market mechanism’ such as the National Energy Guarantee if his party wins power in 2019.

Why recycling can drive the next stage of the energy transition

Renewable energy capacity is only going to increase, and asset repowering could play a big part in that. Zak Bentley explains why the future might partly lie in the past

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