Friesland's Council has approved the proposed €127 million (US$138 million) investment in the 320 MW Windpark Fryslân, an offshore wind farm of the Dutch Province of Friesland.
In order to help finance one of the Balkan country's first wind farms, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering lending up to €50 million (US$54.3 million) to Serbian company Electrawinds K-Wind.
Scatec Solar and partners have signed 25-year Power Purchase Agreements for delivery of electricity from six solar plants totaling 400 MW with the Government of Egypt.
National Australia Bank Limited (NAB) and Industrial Commercial Bank of China Limited, Sydney Branch (ICBC), have secured CAD26.6 million (US$19.7 million) financing for the Gullen Solar Farm project near Canberra.
BT Group Plc, UK communications services company, has signed a £185 million (US$237 million) deal to buy power from the 30 MW Stroupster wind farm in Scotland to further support the provision of new renewable energy in the UK.
Germany's Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagetur) is launching a new 200 MW solar tender with a bid submission deadline of June 1.
InfraCo Africa has signed a Convertible Loan Agreement (CLA) with Access Quaint Solar Nigeria Ltd which commits InfraCo Africa (part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group) to provide US$1.25 million to co-finance the development of the Abiba Solar project through to financial close.
India’s State Government of Madhya Pradesh signed project agreements with solar power companies making Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park a reality and helping India get closer to its 100 GW solar energy goal by 2022.
Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) coordinated the signings of Nigeria’s Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, with solar developers Afrinegia Nigeria Limited and CT Cosmos Nigeria Limited on two put and call option agreements (PCOAs).
Solar Energy Corp of India Ltd (SECI) has officially announced the winners of India's first wind tender involving 1-GW of capacity's auction.
Dominovas Energy Corporation has announced that it has received from the Angolan Ministry of Energy and Water (MINEA) an invitation to secure the exclusive right to an 18 MW hydroelectric project.
The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) awarded the contract of consultancy services worth PKR868 million (US$8.23 million) through an international competitive bidding for 2nd Rehabilitation of Warsak Hydroelectric Power Station to a Joint Venture comprising four firms led by Dolsar from Turkey.
JDR, a supplier of subsea power cables to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a contract to supply intra-array cables for the 714-MW East Anglia One project.Tata Steel’s Hartlepool SAW Mill has secured an order to supply 4,400 tons of Structural Pipe for the turbine foundations.
Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Public Company Limited (RATCH) announced its successful expansion into Indonesia by awarding the natural gas-fired combined-cycle Riau power plant with 275-MW capacity.
Engie Brasil Energia SA has announced the commissioning its 97.2 MW wind complex in Ceara State, Brazil.
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved US$86 million financing for the Tina River hydroelectric power project, located in the Solomon Islands.
The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO), of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, has shortlisted qualified companies for round one of the National Renewable Energy Program (NREP).
EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has been successful against a field of renowned bidders in the first offshore auction in Germany with the acceptance of its bid for the 900-MW He Dreiht wind farm.
A consortium of Asian banks will provide US$3.36 billion in loans to support the expansion of the Tanjung Jati B coal-fired power plant project in Indonesia.
The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) to initiate the first competitive procurement process as part of the Renewable Electricity Program (REP).