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IPPToday #101: ContourGlobal enters exclusivity for Mexican cogen assets

IPPToday #101: ContourGlobal enters exclusivity for Mexican cogen assets

🕔Nov 17, 2017

Alpek and ContourGlobal have entered into a 60-day exclusivity period to conduct confirmatory due diligence and negotiate final agreements in relation to ContourGlobal’s potential acquisition of Alpek’s cogeneration power plants in Cosoleacaque and Altamira, Mexico.

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IPPToday #100: Enel purchases  320 MW  wind farm to power Facebook

IPPToday #100: Enel purchases 320 MW wind farm to power Facebook

🕔Nov 16, 2017

Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), the U.S. renewable energy company of the Enel Group, has started construction of the Rattlesnake Creek wind farm in the United States. Once completed, Rattlesnake Creek will have a total installed capacity of 320 MW and will be Enel’s first wind farm in the state of Nebraska.

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IPPToday #99: MIGA mulls 420 MW hydro project in Cameroon

IPPToday #99: MIGA mulls 420 MW hydro project in Cameroon

🕔Nov 15, 2017

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) is mulling providing a guarantee for EDF International’s 420 MW Nachtigal hydro project in Cameroon.

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IPPToday #98: BNDES and IDB sign US$2.4 B loan for infrastructure and sustainable energy projects

IPPToday #98: BNDES and IDB sign US$2.4 B loan for infrastructure and sustainable energy projects

🕔Nov 14, 2017

The president of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), Paulo Rabello de Castro, and the vice-president for Countries of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Alexandre Meira da Rosa, have signed an agreement of a conditional credit line worth USD 2.4 billion to fund  infrastructure and sustainable energy projects and productive projects of small and medium companies.

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IPPToday #97: SemGroup sells stake in Glass Mountain Pipeline for US$300 M

IPPToday #97: SemGroup sells stake in Glass Mountain Pipeline for US$300 M

🕔Nov 13, 2017

SemGroup Corporation (SEMG) has reached an agreement to sell its 50 percent interest in Glass Mountain Pipeline, LLC to an affiliate of BlackRock Inc.’s Global Energy and Power Infrastructure Fund(GEPIF) in partnership with Navigator Energy Services for US$300 million.

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IPPToday #96: Enel Green Power signs Brazilian solar debt

IPPToday #96: Enel Green Power signs Brazilian solar debt

🕔Nov 10, 2017

The Brazilian Bank will provide funding for three solar photovoltaic facilities totaling 350 MW of Enel, and a 132 MW project under development by Norwegian companies Scatec Solar and a Statoil.

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IPPToday #95: GIG and GE reach financial close on 650 MW Swedish wind farm

IPPToday #95: GIG and GE reach financial close on 650 MW Swedish wind farm

🕔Nov 9, 2017

GE Energy Financial Services and Green Investment Group have jointly acquired the project from Svevind and invested more than €300 million in equity to finance the wind farm. For GE, it represents GE Capital's strategy to invest in and structure financing solutions in support of GE in key global growth markets.

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IPPToday #94: US$1.5 B financing signed for 1320 MW coal-fired power in Pakistan

IPPToday #94: US$1.5 B financing signed for 1320 MW coal-fired power in Pakistan

🕔Nov 8, 2017

China Power Hub Generation Company's 1,320 MW coal power plant in Pakistan has secured US$1.5 billion financing with a consortium of Chinese banks, being led by China Development Bank and Exim Bank of China.

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IPPToday #93: Glennmont completes €190 M refinancing of 245 MW Italian wind

IPPToday #93: Glennmont completes €190 M refinancing of 245 MW Italian wind

🕔Nov 7, 2017

Glennmont Partners has successfully completed the refinancing of SER portfolio for €190 million (US$ 224 million), comprised of 245 MW of installed capacity. The transaction follows last month’s successful refinancing of Glennmont’s Sleaford biomass plant in the UK worth £150 million.

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IPPToday #92: DEWA launches RFEOI for 250 MW Hatta hydroelectric project

IPPToday #92: DEWA launches RFEOI for 250 MW Hatta hydroelectric project

🕔Nov 6, 2017

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched a request for expression of interest (RFEOI) to develop the 250 MW Hatta hydroelectric project in Dubai.

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IPPToday #91: Vattenfall to invest €200 M to repower and expand Wieringermeer onshore wind farm

IPPToday #91: Vattenfall to invest €200 M to repower and expand Wieringermeer onshore wind farm

🕔Nov 3, 2017

Vattenfall has decided to invest more than €200 million (US$233 million) to repower and expand its Wieringermeer onshore windfarm in the Netherlands, the largest wind investment to date for Vattenfall in the Netherlands.

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IPPToday #90: Lightsource sets up India Solar Partnership with UK Climate Investments

IPPToday #90: Lightsource sets up India Solar Partnership with UK Climate Investments

🕔Nov 2, 2017

Lightsource Renewable Energy and UK Climate Investments, part of the Green Investment Group within Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, have entered into a partnership platform to fund the development, acquisition and ownership of large scale solar power generation assets in India.

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IPPToday #89: Sri Lanka gets USD-200m ADB loan for Mannar wind farm

IPPToday #89: Sri Lanka gets USD-200m ADB loan for Mannar wind farm

🕔Oct 31, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) committed to issue a loan with sovereign guarantee for US$200 million to Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) for the development of a 100 MW wind project on Mannar Island, Sri Lanka.

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IPPToday #88: Scatec Solar closes financing for 400 MW in Egypt

IPPToday #88: Scatec Solar closes financing for 400 MW in Egypt

🕔Oct 30, 2017

Scatec Solar ASA (SSO) and partners have achieved financial close for six solar PV power plants in Egypt totaling 400 MW. A consortium of international Development Finance Institutions is providing a non-recourse project finance of US$335 million, which accounts for 75% of the capex. 

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IPPToday #87: IFC sells Pacific Midstream stakes back to Frontera

IPPToday #87: IFC sells Pacific Midstream stakes back to Frontera

🕔Oct 27, 2017

Frontera Energy Corporation has signed an agreement to acquire the outstanding 36.36% ownership of Pacific Midstream Limited from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

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IPPToday #86: Argentina sells 117 bidding documents for RenovAr Round 2

IPPToday #86: Argentina sells 117 bidding documents for RenovAr Round 2

🕔Oct 26, 2017

The Ministry of Energy and Mining has opened the tender for Round 2 of the RenovAr Program in order to promote fulfillment of the targets imposed to achieve 8% participation of renewable energy sources in the electricity grid for December 2017, and 20% for 2025.

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IPPToday #85: Masdar-led joint venture agrees financing for largest wind farm in Serbia

IPPToday #85: Masdar-led joint venture agrees financing for largest wind farm in Serbia

🕔Oct 25, 2017

Financing for one of the largest wind power projects in mainland Europe has been agreed by the project’s shareholders and lenders at a ceremony in the Serbian capital of Belgrade.

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IPPToday #84: LAP issues USD-412m bond to refinance wind in Chile

IPPToday #84: LAP issues USD-412m bond to refinance wind in Chile

🕔Oct 24, 2017

Latin America Power Ltda (LAP) has issued US$412 million (€347.7 million) in bonds to refinance two wind farm projects located in Chile, the 184.8 MW San Juan and the 46 MW Totoral wind facilities.  

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IPPToday #83: EBRD approves US$ 500 M financing for Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline

IPPToday #83: EBRD approves US$ 500 M financing for Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline

🕔Oct 23, 2017

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IPPToday #82: Dominion energy launches 300 MW solar and wind RFP in Virginia, USA

IPPToday #82: Dominion energy launches 300 MW solar and wind RFP in Virginia, USA

🕔Oct 20, 2017

USA-based power producer and transporter, Dominion Energy has released a request for proposals (RFP) seeking qualified bidders for the development of a new photovoltaic (PV) solar generation and new onshore wind facility.

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