- IPPToday #250: Consortium agrees to develop largest renewable project in Egypt
- IPPToday #249: 690 MW solar power to be installed near Las Vegas
- IPPToday #248: Acciona secures US$264 million for 400 MW solar project in Mexico
- Dominican Republic to replace PPAs with concessions for renewable projects
- CDC and Globaleq invest US$66 million in solar project in Kenya
- FCC refinances two EfW plants in the UK for US$275 million
The Dominican Republic's Minister of Energy and Mines has announced that it is changing the way that renewable projects are developed in the country. Instead of awarding PPAs to projects proposed by developers, the Ministry will tender concession contracts for projects that it has designed.
|Date modification||Project||Country||Value ($MM)||Current Stage|
|Jul 21, 2018||48.5 MW Manildra Solar Farm||Australia||81.68||Financial close|
|Jul 20, 2018||8.8 MW Celsia Solar Bolivar solar park in Santa Rosa de Lima||Colombia||Private development|
|Jul 20, 2018||70M Solar Project in UK||UK (United Kingdom)||Project in planning|
|Jul 20, 2018||700 MW CSP plant phase IV of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum complex||United Arab Emirates||3,870.00||Technology Provider Selected|
|Jul 20, 2018||530 MW Stockyard Hill wind project in Victoria||Australia||Project in construction|
|Jul 20, 2018||500 MW wind project in Ras Ghareb||Egypt||MoU signed|
News and Projects by Country
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CMS Energy has announced the acquisition of two new planned wind farms located in the USA, which together have a generation capacity of 250 MW.
|Modification date||Transaction||Country||Transaction value (US$MM)|
|Jul 20, 2018||New Energy Solar to acquire 46.7 MW Manildra Solar Farm from First Solar unit||Australia||83.28|
|Jul 20, 2018||CGN Europe Energy acquires 91.75 MW total capacity wind assets in France||France|
|Jul 18, 2018||Public Investment Fund (PIF) acquires additional 15.2% direct stake in ACWA Power||Saudi Arabia|
|Jul 17, 2018||Dominion Energy acquires SCANA in stock-for-stock merger||USA (United States of America)||14,600.00|
|Jul 17, 2018||ContourGlobal acquires five solar assets from Acciona||Spain||1,182.44|
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”.
|Uganda||Kampala||Finance & Operations Fellow||Jul 16, 2018|
|UK (United Kingdom)||London||Head of LNG Trading & Operations/Senior LNG Trader||Jul 16, 2018|
|USA (United States of America)||Houston||Junior Analyst, Energy Infrastructure Securities||Jul 12, 2018|
|USA (United States of America)||Dallas||Relationship Manager - Energy Finance||Jul 12, 2018|
|USA (United States of America)||Dana point||Renewable Energy Project Finance Counsel||Jul 12, 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)|
|Belgium||China Clean Energy Fund||In planning|
|Switzerland||Global Infrastructure Opportunities II SCS||Investment||1,395.32|
|Brazil||CAF & BNDES Brazil Infrastructure fund||Fundraising|
|UK (United Kingdom)||Ancala Infrastructure Fund II||Fundraising||156.39|
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.