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Australian election result points to continued inaction on energy policy

Right-of-centre coalition’s surprise victory means lower targets for emissions reductions and continued support for coal.

Capital Dynamics targets £400m for UK-focused renewables fund

The new fund, the eighth in the Clean Energy Infrastructure series, marks a slight shift in strategy towards targeting electric-vehicle infrastructure and grid support.
Long row a very tall windmills offshore

Localisation requirements delay financial close for wpd’s Yunlin project

Company cites preparatory work over the supply chain, including local content requirements, for delay over Taiwan’s 640MW wind project.

Australia’s renewables sector will ‘continue to flourish’

Just 12% of respondents to a MinterEllison investor survey said regulatory and political uncertainty was the main barrier to investing in the sector, notwithstanding the lack of a federal energy policy.

Investment alone will not solve our climate crisis

The outlook for renewables is bright, despite the shift towards more market-based systems. But although governments might no longer need to provide subsidies, they still need to offer leadership.

Subsidy-free transition is slowing down renewables

For the first time in nearly two decades, growth in new capacity has stalled. We examine why and look at whether the freeze is expected to last.

Glennmont exceeds target by €250m for Europe’s largest renewables fund

Group’s third fund has reached €850m following its launch in 2017 and will for the first time target offshore wind assets.

Foresight to take over John Laing’s renewables fund

The portfolio, which comprises 28 largely UK-based assets, has a gross asset value of £764.4m.

ThomasLloyd to offer investors ‘instant access’ to APAC infra

Claiming investment needs ‘can’t be met by a handful of institutional investors’, the Swiss asset manager is offering its open-ended listed fund to retail investors.

Australian musicians band together to launch solar investment fund

Future Energy Artists teams up with superannuation fund to make ‘hardcore solar infrastructure investments’.
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