The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved EUR25 million (US$28.5 million) financing for Sonnen GmbH, a German producer of high-tech battery storage systems for private households and small businesses for use in combination with a solar photovoltaic installations.
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Yellow Door Energy, a UAE-based solar developer, has announced that it has raised US$65 million in Series A financing to scale its investments in solar energy and energy efficiency solutions in the Middle East and Africa. This is one of the Middle East’s largest private placements in distributed solar.
Clear Creek Midstream, LLC has announced an initial venture capital commitment of US$300 million from EnCap Flatrock Midstream.
Eclipse Power has announced the completion of a long-term funding deal with Octopus Investments, which will allow the company to expand its operations and provide further investment into the UK’s electricity grid infrastructure.
Altius Minerals Corporation has announced that its recently formed subsidiary, Altius Renewable Royalties Corp. (ARR), has entered into a transaction with Tri Global Energy, LLC (TGE), to gain future royalties related to a portfolio of wind energy development projects.
Marine energy developer Minesto has concluded its warrants program of series TO 2. In total, 98% of outstanding warrants were exercised, which means that Minesto will add approximately SEK44.4 million (US$4.92 million) in proceeds before issue costs to the commercialisation activities of the company’s unique subsea kite technology.
Enel Finance International N.V. (EFI), an Enel Group finance company controlled by Enel S.p.A., has successfully placed its third green bond on the European market, reserved for institutional investors and backed by a guarantee issued by Enel.
sPower has announced that it recently closed a US$498.7 million investment grade private placement financing. The financed portfolio represents approximately half of sPower’s 1.3 GW of operating portfolio. The portfolio is comprised of four previously financed tax equity partnerships with four leading financial investors.
Hamburg-based solar and wind park operator Encavis AG has announced the successful placement of a EUR50 million (US$57.76 million) "Green Schuldschein" (green bonded loan) with international and national institutional investors.
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.
Bank of America Corporation has announced the issuance of its fourth and largest green bond. For an aggregate principal amount of US$2.25 billion, the issue is driven by the company’s commitment to deploying capital to advance sustainable projects.
PBF Holding Company LLC, a subsidiary of PBF Energy, has announced that it and certain of its subsidiaries' have entered into a new five-year revolving credit agreement.
Grasshopper Solar, Canada's largest fully-integrated solar energy company, has announced the successful completion of a CAD270 million (US$210.36 million) senior debt facility with Deutsche Bank.
PNE WIND AG plans to place a corporate bond in the amount of approximately EUR50 million (US$61.3 million). After the placement, the bond will be traded on the OTC market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Landsvirkjun has reached an agreement with US and UK institutional investors to issue its debut US private placement (USPP) in Green Bond format, for a total amount of US$200 million. The proceeds will be used to finance the construction of the Theistareykir and Burfell II power stations.
Grupo T-Solar, a leading Spanish independent photovoltaic solar power producer and a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, has issued project bonds worth EUR118.4 million (US$145 million) to refinance eleven photovoltaic solar generation plants in Spain with a total combined capacity of 34.2 MW.
Taking advantage of the attractive market conditions, ENGIE has issued its first Green Hybrid Bond (Deeply Subordinated Perpetual Bond) for an amount of EUR1 billion (US$1.22 billion), with a coupon of 1.375% and a Non-Call period of 5.25 years.
Capstone Infrastructure Corporation has announced that it has acquired the remaining interests in Glen Dhu Wind Energy Limited Partnership and Fitzpatrick Mountain Wind Energy Inc., and closed a new corporate credit facility.
French renewable energy provider Neoen has obtained financing for the construction of a global 1.6 GW renewable energy portfolio, through issuing a junior green bond with a total value of EUR245 million (US$293 million). The bonds have been subscribed by AMP Capital, through its Infrastructure Debt Fund III (IDF III).
The European Investment Bank (EIB), French lender Natixis Energeco and Akuo Energy, the leading French IPP in renewable energy, will take part in an EUR330 million (US$389 million) investment programme targeting nearly 400 MW of renewable energy projects owned by Akuo Energy.