30 Apr '12, 9am

Solar Investment Slumps in Q1 2012; Companies Come Together and Join Forces to

Of the new financial investment Bloomberg report that $24.2bn was in asset finance of utility-scale renewable energy projects, the largest investment in a European solar park being $248m in the 60.4MW SunEdison Karadzhalovo solar PV plant in Bulgaria. $1.9bn was in venture capital and private equity investment whilst just $601m was raised on the public markets, 87% down on the equivalent quarter in 2011- with confidence knocked following plunging shares and high profile bankruptices over the past year. Dramatic tariff changes across Europe have further unsettled investors with predictions on returns becoming increasingly uncertain. The financial environment is however increasing the competitiveness of the sector and one thing is clear, those that make it through this difficult time will set themselves in good stead for the future. Companies seeking clever business models, ...

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