New €700 million pan-European infrastructure fund to support investment in renewables

European Investment Bank (EIB) and Europe’s leading National Promotional Banks announces the launch of Marguerite II, a pan-European infrastructure fund with total commitments in excess of EUR 700m, ensuring continued support to key infrastructure investments in renewables, energy, transport and digital infrastructure by the Marguerite platform.

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Development banks are key to unlock trillions for solar and wind, says report

National and multilateral development banks are key to scaling up clean energy investment to at least US$1 trillion per year, according to a new paper released ahead of the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings.

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Greening the economy awarded by UN Conference on Trade and Development

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) announced today that four investment promotion agencies (IPAs) have received top accolades for “excellence in web-based promotion of green foreign direct investment (FDI)” at the UNCTAD Investment Promotion Awards. The awards were presented on 20 April 2015 during the seventh session of UNCTAD’s Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission.

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Marubeni and EDF enter Chilean power market with 146 MW solar project


“Laberinto Project” solar PV plant located in the Atacama Desert in the region of Antofagasta in Chile.

Marubeni has entered into a partnership agreement with EDF Energies Nouvelles, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Électricité de France (EDF) to jointly invest in Laberinto Project, a 146 MW photovoltaic solar plant located in the Atacama Desert in the region of Antofagasta, Chile, which has the highest level of irradiation in the world.

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WFC report: $13 billion investment towards a 42% RE target by 2020 in Morocco

The World Future Council has released its latest report 100% Renewable Energy: Boosting Development in Morocco, which provides an analysis on the current situation of the energy sector of Morocco and derives policy recommendations for a just transition towards 100% Renewable Energy.

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