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350 PPM Summer Investor Update: Q2 2018

Author:  Nicholas Dimmock BA MBA(CASS), Head of Corporate Finance 350 PPM Ltd. 350 PPM is a sister company to Solar ...

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Weekly Environmental News (w/e 6th April 2018)

Author: Alex Colvill, Research Analyst at 350 PPM. Welcome to the thrid edition of Weekly Environmental News.  Each ...

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Weekly Environmental News (w/e 23rd March 2018)

Author: Alex Colvill, Research Analyst at 350 PPM. Welcome to the second edition of Weekly Environmental News.  Each ...

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Weekly Environmental News (w/e 16th March)

Author: Alex Colvill, Research Analyst at 350 PPM. Welcome to a new feature on the Renewable Money Blog:  Weekly ...

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Mirec Report 2018 – The BIG Mexico Renewable Energy Report

Author: Nick Dimmock, Head of Corporate Finance 350 PPM Ltd. Mexico is one of the hottest global renewable energy ...

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350 PPM Winter Investor Update: Q4 2017

Author:  Nicholas Dimmock BA MBA(CASS), Head of Corporate Finance 350 PPM Ltd.  350 PPM is a sister company to ...

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350 PPM Releases Environmental Sector Research and Launches Electronic Funding Platform

350 PPM is a sister company to Solar 350. Dear All, Please find a link to download our new 350 Company Brochure and ...

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350 PPM Autumn 2017 Investor Update

Author:  Nicholas Dimmock BA MBA (CASS), Head of Corporate Finance 350 PPM Ltd. 350 PPM is a sister company to Solar ...

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Sector Research Note – Mexican Electricity Sector

Author: Alexander Colvill, Research Analyst at 350 PPM, sister company to Solar 350. Introduction This research note ...

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PARIS AGREEMENT SET TO ENTER INTO FORCE IN 1 MONTH

Historic climate treaty passes both thresholds Author: Ilario D’Amato 5 October 2016 LONDON: Today, the Paris ...

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Stranded Assets and Potentially the Next Economic Shock

THE ECONOMIC CYCLE I subscribe to the 18-year economic cycle theory. I studied Behavioural Finance during my MBA and ...

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The Old Carbon Dog Is being taught a Few New Tricks and it is still, in 350’s Opinion: The Most Effective Solution

90 steps forward, two steps back With the flagship markets of the EU and California in difficulties, advocates of ...

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China and US ratification ‘could see climate deal start this year’

China and the US have ratified the Paris climate deal, raising the possibility that it could come into force as soon as ...

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Profile: Actis on why renewables make sense in emerging markets

The private equity firm has found that when it comes to making energy investments in emerging markets, clean energy is ...

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List of wind, solar winners in Mexico’s auction grows

April 1 – Due to an error in the computer algorithm used in Mexico’s energy auction this week, the results ...

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Mexico solar capacity to surge 521% this year, says GTM Research

Encouraging PV performance in the country’s first Clean Energy Auction prompts GTM to revise its forecast; ...

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Financial firms join forces to raise $8bn for sustainable investments

Bank of America has formed a new partnership within its Catalytic Finance Initiative (CFI) that aims to direct $8 ...

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$2.5trn of global financial assets at risk from climate change

$2.5TRN OF GLOBAL FINANCIAL ASSETS AT RISK FROM CLIMATE CHANGE $2.5 trillion of global financial assets are at risk ...

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The Future of Renewable Power in Mexico

Mexico’s solar and wind sectors have experienced triple-digit growth rates over the last 10 years, outpacing the ...

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Mexico: North America’s New Frontier for Solar Power

As the capabilities and companies in the solar market have now grown far beyond the low-hanging opportunities, we find ...

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Project Update: Solar 350 Ltd: Baja California

Bill Goldie (Solar 350’s Head of Project Development) and Axel Schmid (Head of Project Origination) have now returned ...

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Bill Gates Just Wrote a Rallying Cry for Clean Energy. Will it be Enough?

Bill and Melinda Gates released their annual letter this week. In it, the two discussed the two super powers they ...

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Thompson Reuters Carbon Market Survey 2015

The Thompson Reuters Carbon Market Survey 2015 has now been released. Read the results here on the 350PPM site: Read ...

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The New Acronym in The Fight Against Climate Change

The design of the new treaty is built around something called the “INDC”. This stands for Intended Nationally ...

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India Aims To Achieve Colossal Renewable Energy Targets 2 Years In Advance

The Indian government will push to achieve renewable energy installation targets two years in advance, as it looks to ...

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Mexico to award longer PPAs under energy auctions, specific scheme for renewables

The rules for the electricity market published on Tuesday establish longer PPAs for projects awarded in auctions. The ...

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Results of The Winter Survey

 Please find detailed below feedback from Carbon 350 and Solar 350 Investors from our Winter Survey.  Click here to ...

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Insider view: The private sector’s role in the Paris Agreement

The USA’s largest conference and expo for Energy, Utility and Environment (EUEC 2016) kicked off last week, marking ...

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350 PPM Ltd hires Tim Hyett as Managing Director

350 has hired Tim Hyett as Managing Director in order to increase the scale and scope of fundraising within the group ...

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SOLAR 350 GREENLIGHTS CREATION OF MEXICAN SPV

Solar 350 has green lighted the creation of the Mexican SPV (special purpose vehicle) called Solar 350 Baja Cali 1. ...

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So 2015 was a good year for renewables, or was it?

It’s important not to get too cocky about the health of the renewables industry worldwide. Figures released by the ...

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2016 outlook for carbon reductions has never been better…

January is traditionally a time when we think about fresh starts and making the coming year better than the old one. ...

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COP 21 – Day 2 (On Twitter)

[View the story “Day 2 highlights – COP 21 ” on Storify] ...

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Yesterday’s breaking news (in tweets) from COP21

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$500m pledge at COP 21: A return to global carbon trading

We’re not ones to say “We told you so…” at 350, but we’re delighted to hear that the COP ...

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Renewable Projects: Round-up & 2016 Preview

“With so many renewable projects out there, you’ve got to apply some pretty strict criteria to separate out the ...

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The UK Green Revolution is now over?

Thank heavens. The UK renewable boom was started by the pied piper of misguided climate economics (former energy ...

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Greenfield site development: Location, location, location

One of the issues that we face when looking for power projects offering the best carbon reductions is selecting the ...

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Structuring renewable energy projects: local development

There’s an inherent commercial tension within the way companies approach structuring renewable energy projects. In ...

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You think African renewable energy needs solar? Think again.

Last week the 350 team were meeting government officials in Malawi and Zambia, and during the journey we saw just how ...

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COP21: Are carbon prices finally getting a boost?

Here’s an interesting thought.  As the global stock markets are sliding back in the wake of concerns over China’s ...

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Final pre-flight checks before we begin Atacama development

We’re delighted to announce we’re making the last few preparations to launch our first Deal Stream 2 project, ...

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Why is climate change policy a leaky mess?

I’ve just read a carbon abatement report for a natural gas pipeline that runs across hundreds of miles of continental ...

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An alternative explanation for the Chinese Stock Market crash

We have a theory about the Chinese stock market crash. And it’s just that, a theory because as anyone who studies the ...

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CMA energy market investigation: The UK needs a carbon tax?

On the surface, the latest CMA energy market investigation (Competition and Markets Authority) report appears to be ...

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Introducing our new South America team leaders

Solar 350 is pleased to welcome onboard two very experienced project procurement experts to lead our South American ...

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Declining renewable power subsidies vs. smart grids

Last week the wind industry was shocked (but not exactly surprised) by the government’s announcement it would be ...

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Creating value from global trends and “guanxi”

With our NDNCNSA (Non-Disclosure, Non Circumvent, Non Solicitation Agreement) and Term Sheets detailing the scope of ...

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David Burns joins Solar 350 as Chairman

Solar 350 is delighted to announce David Burns’ appointment as our new Chairman. Having been an early investor ...

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Peruvian Solar Development Partnership – Update

Following-on from last week’s announcement of our partnership with a major Peruvian engineering firm, we’re pleased ...

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350 Signs New Peruvian Solar Development Partnership

After a successful trip to Lima earlier this year, we’re excited to announce we’ve partnered with a large Peruvian ...

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“Is it raining?” and other strange election result predictors…

In a break from our usual focus on carbon reduction and renewable energy investment, this week I’ve hijacked ...

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Election Special: How to vote for lower carbon emissions?

As Britain is gripped by election fever it seems the issue of climate change and CO2 reduction has taken a back seat. ...

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Solar 350 News: 2015 shaping up to be a huge year

Hot on the heels of bringing on our new CFO, Justin Passfield, Solar 350 can announce we’ve signed agreements with 3 ...

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Justin Passfield joins 350 Team

We’re delighted to announce Justin Passfield has joined the team to take on the role of Chief Financial Officer. As ...

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Living the good life: off-grid home tech… and pigs.

Last week we wrote about the emerging home battery scene, and how Nissan and Tesla have been developing ...

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Solar 350 at the British Chinese Energy Association

Last week it was great to be a speaker at the British Chinese Energy Association event “Away from the coal face ...

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Disrupting the grid: Nissan and Tesla EVs for home energy

Clean renewable home energy has an arch nemesis. It’s not (as some green narratives might suggest) powerful oil ...

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Renewable subsidies destroyed the UK electricity market?

A couple of days ago, The Centre for Policy Studies released a report titled: Central Planning with Market Features: ...

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Electricity markets and politics appear complicated?

You’d be forgiven for thinking that green energy, electricity markets and politics appear complicated. A couple of ...

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Building renewable energy in Colombia and Panama

Good news from Solar 350 this week as NASDAQ listed Chinese renewables investors gave the “green light” for ...

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CfD auction results: a ROC and a hard place

Last week the UK Government announced the winners (and losers) in the UK’s first Green Energy CfD (Contracts for ...

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UK Green Energy tax breaks pt 2: Towards a carbon tax?

In part one of this post we considered the crunch that changing tax legislation will bring to the UK renewable energy ...

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UK green energy tax breaks: The clock is ticking…part 1

As this current tax year comes to an end in the UK, one of the biggest changes to the way we invest in renewable energy ...

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Are renewable subsidy cuts good for carbon emissions?

(Image credit: Images_of_Money via Flickr Creative Commons) It might seem counter intuitive, but there’s an ...

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The rise of renewable energy in Chile

Earlier this month Enel Green Energy brought 100MW of solar panels online in the South Atacama Desert in Chile. The ...

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The future’s bright… renewable energy development is too.

We’re coming up on the end of January in a year that will mark some major new developments for 350PPM and its family ...

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