SSE Plc, the U.K.’s second-biggest energy supplier, agreed to buy a Scottish wind farm from Britain’s Renewable Energy Systems Ltd. requiring total 200 million pounds ($304 million) investment.
Denmark’s biggest banks want the state to clarify its readiness to bail them out.
The U.S. government may propose legislation that would help investors lower the cost of capital for renewable-energy projects, the acting energy secretary said.
Kinross Gold Corp., Canada’s third- largest gold miner, will start a feasibility study on expanding its Tasiast mine in Mauritania with a 38,000 ton-per-day mill.
Newcrest Mining Ltd., Australia’s largest gold producer, said it’s reviewing its business activities as it reported a 3.3 percent drop in third-quarter output amid rising costs and falling prices.
Doug Young is betting $1.8 million that he can make money from the waste produced by his 1,800-dairy-cow farm near Union Springs, New York.
Bloomberg BNA -- The environmental impact of doing business costs the global economy $4.7 trillion a year, according to a report released April 15 .
HSH Nordbank AG, the world’s largest shipping bank, agreed to sell a portfolio of 10 unprofitable vessels to Greek freight company Navios Group to reduce its risks on loans by about $300 million.
Brazil’s central bank will raise interest rates today for the first time in almost two years, economists forecast, after inflation accelerated to a pace that threatens the economy’s fragile recovery.
President Barack Obama is considering the sale of all or part of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the largest publicly owned U.S. power company, in a deal that may raise as much as $35 billion as the administration seeks to reduce the national debt.