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CDC and Globaleq invest US$66 million in solar project in Kenya

CDC and Globaleq invest US$66 million in solar project in Kenya

🕔Jul 16, 2018

CDC, the UK’s development finance institution, and Globeleq have announced a US$66 million debt investment in Malindi Solar Group, which will finance the construction of a 52MWp solar photovoltaic power plant in Malindi , south-east Kenya.

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Dominican Republic to replace PPAs with concessions for renewable projects

Dominican Republic to replace PPAs with concessions for renewable projects

🕔Jul 16, 2018

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. 

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Financial close for US$200 million wind farm in Tasmania

Financial close for US$200 million wind farm in Tasmania

🕔Jul 13, 2018

Palisade Investment Partners has announced that the 112 MW Granville Harbour wind farm, with an estimated total investment of AUD280 million (US$209.0 million), has reached financial close.

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FCC refinances two EfW plants in the UK for US$275 million

FCC refinances two EfW plants in the UK for US$275 million

🕔Jul 13, 2018

FCC has secured GBP207.3 million (US$275.5 million) senior long term investment grade debt to refinance two energy from waste (EfW) assets in the United Kingdom: the Allington plant in Kent and Eastcroft facility in Nottingham.

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Largest wind farm in Israel reaches financial close

Largest wind farm in Israel reaches financial close

🕔Jul 12, 2018

Enlight Renewable Energy has achieved financial close of a 96 MW wind farm to be located in the area of the Golan Heights region controlled by Israel

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10 bidders shortlisted for 100 MW solar projects in Zambia

10 bidders shortlisted for 100 MW solar projects in Zambia

🕔Jul 11, 2018

On behalf of the Zambian Ministry of Energy, the GET FiT Zambia Secretariat has announced that ten companies or consortia have been shortlisted to develop 100 MW solar photovoltaic projects in the country.

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Genneia secures for US$132 million for 78 MW wind projects in Argentina

Genneia secures for US$132 million for 78 MW wind projects in Argentina

🕔Jul 11, 2018

Argentinian energy company Genneia has signed long-term credit agreements for US$132 million debt financing, which will support the construction of two wind farms: 50 MW Villalonga, to be located in the province of Buenos Aires, and 28 MW Chubut Norte I, located in Puerto Madryn, Chubut province.

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113 MW wind farm in Australia refinanced for US$150 million

113 MW wind farm in Australia refinanced for US$150 million

🕔Jul 10, 2018

Electricity Generating Public Company Limited (EGCO) has secured AUD210 million  (US$156.8 million) to refinance Boco Rock wind farm in New South Wales, south-east Australia.

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Germany launches 670 MW wind auction

Germany launches 670 MW wind auction

🕔Jul 9, 2018

Germany's Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway (Bundesnetzagentur) has launched the country's third onshore wind auction of 2018. The agency plans to allocate 670 MW.

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Lucky Cement closes on Port Qasim coal-fired

Lucky Cement closes on Port Qasim coal-fired

🕔Jul 6, 2018

It has been recently announced by Lucky Cement that the company has achieved financial close on its 660 MW Lucky Electric Coal Power Project, which is based on Thar coal.

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Sonnedix closes financing for 42-MW solar project in Japan

Sonnedix closes financing for 42-MW solar project in Japan

🕔Jul 6, 2018

Sonnedix Japan K.K. has reached financial close on a JPY16.5 billion (US$149.36 million) non-recourse financing with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) for the 41.6 MW Sano solar PV plant, on behalf of the Sonnedix group of companies.  

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Allianz Global Investors’ Infrastructure Debt and Fermaca reached a deal to refinance El Encino–La Laguna Mexico gas pipeline

Allianz Global Investors’ Infrastructure Debt and Fermaca reached a deal to refinance El Encino–La Laguna Mexico gas pipeline

🕔Jul 5, 2018

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI), has announced that it has made an investment on behalf of its clients into the term refinancing of El Encino – La Laguna pipeline (EELL), an operating natural gas pipeline with over 476 Kilometres in central Mexico, sponsored by Fermaca.

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Macquarie Capital Launches Green Investment Group in North America; Completes Two Green Energy Investments

Macquarie Capital Launches Green Investment Group in North America; Completes Two Green Energy Investments

🕔Jul 5, 2018

Green Investment Group (GIG) launches in North America, establishing GIG as a global renewable energy investment platform.

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SunEQ Namibia announces financial close for 5 MW of solar photovoltaic facility

SunEQ Namibia announces financial close for 5 MW of solar photovoltaic facility

🕔Jul 5, 2018

SunEQ recently announced it has reached financial close for a 5MW solar photovoltaic project in Namibia. The facility will be built in the Otjozondjupa region for Ohorongo Cement; also the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) has helped SunEQ secure financing.

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Oman starts RfP stage of 500 MW solar tender

Oman starts RfP stage of 500 MW solar tender

🕔Jul 3, 2018

A request for proposals (RFP) to the pre-qualified applicants of the 500 MW solar tender has been issued by the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (OPWP).

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Puerto Rico publishes RFQ for energy storage project

Puerto Rico publishes RFQ for energy storage project

🕔Jun 27, 2018

The Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority in collaboration with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), will begin the selection process for a public-private partnership with a private company.

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35 interested in India's first offshore wind project

35 interested in India's first offshore wind project

🕔Jun 27, 2018

India's National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has received 35 responses to a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEOI) for the country's first offshore wind farm, published in April this year. The wind farm is to have a generation capacity of 1 GW.

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Green Power EMC and Silicon Ranch to develop 200 MW solar portfolio

Green Power EMC and Silicon Ranch to develop 200 MW solar portfolio

🕔Jun 26, 2018

Green Power EMC and Silicon Ranch Corporation have announced an agreement to significantly expand their solar energy portfolio in Georgia, a state in the south-east of the USA. As part of the agreement, the companies will bring a 194 MW of solar energy online by 2021.

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35 MW wind project in Ireland achieves financial close

35 MW wind project in Ireland achieves financial close

🕔Jun 26, 2018

Asper Investment Management and the Craydel Group have announced the financial close of a 35 MW onshore wind farm in County Galway, in the west of Ireland.

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IFC and EIB to finance 34 MW solar project in Zambia

IFC and EIB to finance 34 MW solar project in Zambia

🕔Jun 25, 2018

Enel Group and Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have signed a financing agreement for around US$34 million senior loans for the construction of the 34 MW Ngonye solar plant in Zambia.

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