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IPPToday #354: Lekela Power signs PPA for 250 MW wind project in Egypt

IPPToday #354: Lekela Power signs PPA for 250 MW wind project in Egypt

🕔Feb 14, 2019

Lekela has announced that it has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) for its 250 MW wind farm project in the Gulf of Suez.

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IPPToday #353: American Electric Power agrees to acquire 724 MW wind capacity from Sempra Energy

IPPToday #353: American Electric Power agrees to acquire 724 MW wind capacity from Sempra Energy

🕔Feb 13, 2019

Sempra Energy has announced that it has entered into an agreement to complete the sale of its U.S. renewables business by selling its remaining wind operating and development assets to American Electric Power (AEP) for US$551 million in cash, subject to closing adjustments and working capital.

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IPPToday #352: CO2 capture starts at 4 GW power station in the UK

IPPToday #352: CO2 capture starts at 4 GW power station in the UK

🕔Feb 12, 2019

Drax Group has announced that the bioenergy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) pilot project at Drax Power Station in north-east England has started capturing carbon dioxide.

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IPPToday #351: ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum to proceed with US$10 billion LNG project in Texas

IPPToday #351: ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum to proceed with US$10 billion LNG project in Texas

🕔Feb 8, 2019

ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum have announced a final investment decision to proceed with development of the Golden Pass LNG export project located in Sabine Pass, Texas.

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IPPToday #350: Enel Green Power starts construction of South America’s largest wind farm in Brazil

IPPToday #350: Enel Green Power starts construction of South America’s largest wind farm in Brazil

🕔Feb 7, 2019

Enel, through its Brazilian renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda. (EGPB), has started construction of the 716 MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind farm, located in the municipalities of Lagoa do Barro do Piauí, Queimada Nova and Dom Inocêncio, in Brazil’s northeastern state of Piauí.

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IPPToday #349: Centrica to trade and balance power produced by 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm

IPPToday #349: Centrica to trade and balance power produced by 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm

🕔Feb 6, 2019

Centrica plc has announced that it has entered into a long-term contract to trade and balance 76.7% of the electricity generated from the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm.

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IPPToday #348: Local utility seals development of 800 MW wind projects in Indiana

IPPToday #348: Local utility seals development of 800 MW wind projects in Indiana

🕔Feb 4, 2019

Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO) has announced that it has signed development agreements for three wind projects in Indiana, a state located in the Midwestern region of the USA, with a combined installed capacity of 800 MW.

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IPPToday #347: PPA signed for 1.8 GW (and first independent) combined cycle power plant in Sharjah

IPPToday #347: PPA signed for 1.8 GW (and first independent) combined cycle power plant in Sharjah

🕔Jan 31, 2019

General Electric (GE) and Sumitomo Corporation have signed a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) to develop, build and operate a 1.8 GW combined cycle power plant located in Hamriyah.

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IPPToday #346: US$4.4 billion financial close for Trans-Adriatic Pipeline

IPPToday #346: US$4.4 billion financial close for Trans-Adriatic Pipeline

🕔Jan 30, 2019

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) successfully completed financial close in December 2018, securing EUR3.9 billion (US$4.44 billion) - the largest project finance agreed for a European infrastructure project in 2018.

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IPPToday #345: NBT and Total Eren raise US$175 million for largest renewable energy project in Ukraine

IPPToday #345: NBT and Total Eren raise US$175 million for largest renewable energy project in Ukraine

🕔Jan 29, 2019

NBT AS and Total Eren SA have signed definitive financing agreements for the first phase of a 250 MW wind project located in the Kherson region of Ukraine, signifying the first internationally financed large-scale wind farm in Ukraine.

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IPPToday #344: AFC commits US$200 million to hydropower project in Côte d’Ivoire

IPPToday #344: AFC commits US$200 million to hydropower project in Côte d’Ivoire

🕔Jan 28, 2019

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has announced the financial close of a bridge loan facility contracted by Ivoire Hydro Energy (IHE) for the construction of the 44 MW Singrobo-Ahouaty hydropower project in Côte d’Ivoire.

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IPPToday #343: Consortia form to bid for 500 MW offshore wind project in France

IPPToday #343: Consortia form to bid for 500 MW offshore wind project in France

🕔Jan 24, 2019

Eneco, Boralex, Van Oord and Diamond Generating Europe Limited (DGE), a fully owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, have announced that they are joining forces to submit a bid to develop a 500 MW offshore wind farm off the coast of Dunkirk, north-west France.

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IPPToday #342: ESB and Parkwind partner to develop 830 MW offshore wind capacity in Ireland

IPPToday #342: ESB and Parkwind partner to develop 830 MW offshore wind capacity in Ireland

🕔Jan 23, 2019

Parkwind and ESB have announced that they are partnering to develop new offshore wind farms in the Republic of Ireland.

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IPPToday #341: Google to purchase 413 MW solar power for new data centres in the USA

IPPToday #341: Google to purchase 413 MW solar power for new data centres in the USA

🕔Jan 22, 2019

Google has announced that it has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for 413 MW solar power to be generated by several new photovoltaic power plants in the region, comprising 1.6 million solar panels.

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IPPToday #340: 300 MW wind project in Texas reaches financial close

IPPToday #340: 300 MW wind project in Texas reaches financial close

🕔Jan 21, 2019

Scout Clean Energy has announced the closing of construction financing and tax equity commitments for the 300 MW Ranchero wind project, located in Crockett County, Texas, southern USA.

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IPPToday #339: NTR acquires 200 MW wind portfolio in Sweden and Finland

IPPToday #339: NTR acquires 200 MW wind portfolio in Sweden and Finland

🕔Jan 18, 2019

NTR has announced that its Renewable Energy Income Fund II has acquired a portfolio of just over 200 MW of operational and pre-construction onshore wind projects in Sweden and Finland.

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IPPToday #338: Hitachi suspends work on 5.8 GW nuclear power project in Wales

IPPToday #338: Hitachi suspends work on 5.8 GW nuclear power project in Wales

🕔Jan 17, 2019

Horizon Nuclear Power has announced that it will suspend its UK nuclear development programme, following a decision taken by its parent company Hitachi, Ltd.

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IPPToday #337: US$320 million financing secured for 330 MW solar project in Australia

IPPToday #337: US$320 million financing secured for 330 MW solar project in Australia

🕔Jan 15, 2019

Edify Energy has announced that it has arranged more than AUD450 million (US$316.9 million) to finance the 333 MWDC (275 MWAC) Darlington Point Solar Farm, set to be the largest solar power station in Australia, in partnership with Octopus Investments.

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IPPToday #336: EDF-Masdar consortium wins tender for 400 MW wind project in Saudi Arabia

IPPToday #336: EDF-Masdar consortium wins tender for 400 MW wind project in Saudi Arabia

🕔Jan 14, 2019

The consortium consisting of EDF Renewables and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC) has announced that it has won the tender for the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm. With an installed capacity of 400 MW, it will be Saudi Arabia’s first wind farm and the largest in the Middle East.

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IPPToday #335: Santander agrees US$180 million financing for 185 MW wind project in Spain

IPPToday #335: Santander agrees US$180 million financing for 185 MW wind project in Spain

🕔Jan 10, 2019

Greenalia S.A. has announced that it has formalised a project financing agreement for the Eolo Project, which involves the development of eight wind farms totaling up to 185 MW in Galicia, a region of north-west Spain.

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