- IPPToday #290: Government of Nepal to re-award US$2.5 billion hydropower project to China Gezhouba Group
- IPPToday #289: US$1.5 billion acquisition to create second largest solar portfolio in North America
- IPPToday #288: Tender for 1.5 GW solar project launched in Kuwait
- IPPToday #287: Ørsted to sell 50% stake in 1.2 GW UK offshore wind farm for US$6 billion
- IPPToday #286: New Jersey Board approves USA's largest offshore wind tender to date
- IPPToday #285: SSE proposes US$2.2 billion investment in Irish offshore wind
The Dominican Republic's Minister of Energy and Mines has announced that it is changing the way that renewable projects are developed in the country. Instead of awarding PPAs to projects proposed by developers, the Ministry will tender concession contracts for projects that it has designed.
|Date modification||Project||Country||Value ($MM)||Current Stage|
|Sep 27, 2018||8.1 MW Yarburgh solar project in Lincolnshire||UK (United Kingdom)||Project in operation|
|Sep 27, 2018||7.7 MW Upper Huntingford solar project in Gloucestershire||UK (United Kingdom)||Project in operation|
|Sep 27, 2018||7.7 MW Abergelli solar project in South Wales||UK (United Kingdom)||Project in operation|
|Sep 27, 2018||5 MW Sheepbridge solar project in Reading||UK (United Kingdom)||Project in operation|
|Sep 27, 2018||5 MW Fields Farm solar project in Warwickshire||UK (United Kingdom)||Project in operation|
|Sep 27, 2018||4.7 MW Crow Trees solar project in Nottinghamshire||UK (United Kingdom)||Project in operation|
News and Projects by Country
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Elia System Operator, a transmission system operator (TSO) in Belgium, has announced the successful launch of a EUR300 million (US$350.6 million) 10-year senior bond and EUR700 million (US$818.1 million) perpetual hybrid bond to finance the acquisition of a 20% stake in Eurogrid International SCRL.
|Modification date||Transaction||Country||Transaction value (US$MM)|
|Sep 26, 2018||Ullico acquires 53 MW solar projects from DIF Infrastructure III||Canada|
|Sep 26, 2018||SOCAR to acquire stakes in gas companies from EWE||Turkey||250.00|
|Sep 26, 2018||Gibraltar Industries, Inc. acquires SolarBOS||USA (United States of America)|
|Sep 26, 2018||Foresight Solar Fund acquires 114 MW solar portfolio in UK||UK (United Kingdom)||61.78|
|Sep 25, 2018||IDEAS Managed Fund acquires 50.01% stakes in 800 MW renewable energy portfolio in South Africa||South Africa|
People & Companies News
On 15 May 2018, the annual general meeting (AGM) of shareholders in Statoil ASA approved the board of directors’ proposal to change the company name to Equinor ASA. From 16 May 2018 (inclusive), the company’s shares have been trading on Oslo Børs under the new ticker “EQNR”.
|Italy||Milan||Project & Finance Intern EMEA, Energy Group||Sep 21, 2018|
|India||Delhi||Senior Analyst - Energy Finance||Sep 21, 2018|
|USA (United States of America)||New York||Senior Commodity (Oil) Trader||Sep 21, 2018|
|Germany||Berlin||Green Finance Internship - Latin America Team||Sep 21, 2018|
|Japan||Tokyo||Research Associate, Equity Research, Commodities and Energy sectors||Sep 14, 2018|
Funds & Investments News
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has announced the final close of Macquarie Super Core Infrastructure Fund (MSCIF) Series 1 at EUR2.5 billion (US$2.94 million), exceeding the fund's initial minimum target of EUR1.5 billion (US$1.76 million).
|Manager Location||Energy Fund||Stage||Closing Amount (US$ MM)|
|Germany||CR Institutional Infrastructure Multi-Asset Fund II||Fundraising|
|BNY Mellon Australian Infrastructure Yield Fund||In planning|
|Daiwa GI Green Fund LLC||Fundraising|
|France, Luxembourg||Amundi Energy Transition||Fundraising|
|Wind 1 Fund||Fundraising|
Corporate Finance News
Macquarie Capital Launches Green Investment Group in North America; Completes Two Green Energy Investments
Green Investment Group (GIG) launches in North America, establishing GIG as a global renewable energy investment platform.