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BP Invests in Biomass Feedstock Supplier

Chromatin, a Chicago-based supplier of biomass feedstocks, has reached  a first close on a fourth round of funding, securing commitments of $10 million from BP Ventures, a unit of the British oil and gas company. Joining BP is Unilever Technology Ventures as well as […]

BP Invests $96M in Brazilian Biofuel Companies

BP is strengthening its global biofuel portfolio by investing close to $100 million in two separate Brazilian producers of sugar-based ethanol.

BP Plans $1B Wind, Biofuel Investments For 2011

BP plans to invest $1 billion in 2011 in its renewable energy business, roughly the same amount it invested last year. During the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call, BP CEO Bob Dudley said that a bulk of the company’s green Capex would largely support […]

Exclusive: Financing for BP Wind Project Set to Close Next Week

BP’s  wind power unit expects to close the debt financing supporting the construction of a 250-megawatt wind farm in Colorado next week.

The Alternative Agenda: Tony Haywards Comeback?

Tony Hayward: Former BP chief's new company called 3E Capital Hayward mapping out road to redemption with 3E Capital Former BP Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward is setting up an energy advisory business called 3E Capital, according to The Telegraph newspaper. Hayward is […]

October Top 10 Players in Green Energy

1: Can BrightSource Energy’s John Woolard do anything wrong? BrightSource Energy’s chief executive was a deal-making machine in October, notably gaining a $300 million investment by NRG Energy in the Ivanpah solar project and inking a partnership with French company Alstom to build […]

October Top 10 Players in Green Energy

1: Can BrightSource Energy’s John Woolard do anything wrong? BrightSource Energy’s chief executive was a deal-making machine in October, notably gaining a $300 million investment by NRG Energy in the Ivanpah solar project and inking a partnership with French company Alstom to build […]

Sempra Partners With BP on Colorado Wind Farm

Sempra Generation, a unit of San Diego’s Sempra Energy, has acquired a stake in a utility-scale Colorado wind farm.

The Week In Green Energy: Google Goes Offshore

This week Google dipped its toes in the largely underdeveloped but extremely promising U.S. offshore and, in doing so, further clarified its ambitious renewable energy strategy. The Mountain View, Calif., search engine giant announced that it would partner with Swiss private equity fund […]

BP Close to Securing Financing for 250 MW Wind Farm

BP’s? wind power unit is close to securing debt financing supporting the construction of its? Cedar Creek II wind farm in Weld county Colorado.