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Friesland Council approves investment for offshore development

Friesland Council approves investment for offshore development

🕔Apr 25, 2017

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.

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EBRD considers financing 104.5 MW Kovacica wind farm in Serbia

EBRD considers financing 104.5 MW Kovacica wind farm in Serbia

🕔Apr 25, 2017

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.

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Scatec Solar and partners sign PPAs for 400 MW in Egypt

Scatec Solar and partners sign PPAs for 400 MW in Egypt

🕔Apr 25, 2017

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.

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Financial close for Australian solar farm

Financial close for Australian solar farm

🕔Apr 25, 2017

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.

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BT Group sings PPA for Stroupster wind farm

BT Group sings PPA for Stroupster wind farm

🕔Apr 24, 2017

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.

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Germany launches 200 MW solar auction

Germany launches 200 MW solar auction

🕔Apr 24, 2017

Germany's Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagetur) is launching a new 200 MW solar tender with a bid submission deadline of June 1.

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InfraCo Africa invests $1.65 million in Nigerian solar project

InfraCo Africa invests $1.65 million in Nigerian solar project

🕔Apr 24, 2017

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.

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PPAs signed for 750-MW Rewa solar project in India

PPAs signed for 750-MW Rewa solar project in India

🕔Apr 21, 2017

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.

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NBET signs off key deals for a 120 MW solar portfolio in Nigeria

NBET signs off key deals for a 120 MW solar portfolio in Nigeria

🕔Apr 21, 2017

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).

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Winners announced for India’s first wind tender

Winners announced for India’s first wind tender

🕔Apr 20, 2017

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.

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U.S. company gets rights to develop 18-MW hydro project in Angola

U.S. company gets rights to develop 18-MW hydro project in Angola

🕔Apr 20, 2017

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.

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WAPDA awards 243-MW Warsak hydropower plant in Pakistan

WAPDA awards 243-MW Warsak hydropower plant in Pakistan

🕔Apr 20, 2017

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.

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JDR and Tata Steel win contracts for 714-MW East Anglia One project

JDR and Tata Steel win contracts for 714-MW East Anglia One project

🕔Apr 19, 2017

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.

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Medco and Ratchaburi sign Riau gas-fired PPA

Medco and Ratchaburi sign Riau gas-fired PPA

🕔Apr 19, 2017

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.

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Engie switches on a 97 MW wind complex in Brazil

Engie switches on a 97 MW wind complex in Brazil

🕔Apr 19, 2017

Engie Brasil Energia SA has announced the commissioning its 97.2 MW wind complex in Ceara State, Brazil.

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Green Climate Fund provides US$86 million financing for Tina River hydroelectric project

Green Climate Fund provides US$86 million financing for Tina River hydroelectric project

🕔Apr 18, 2017

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved US$86 million financing for the Tina River hydroelectric power project, located in the Solomon Islands.

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Saudi Arabia shortlists firms for 700MW of wind and solar

Saudi Arabia shortlists firms for 700MW of wind and solar

🕔Apr 18, 2017

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).

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EnBW wins 900-MW offshore wind farm in Germany

EnBW wins 900-MW offshore wind farm in Germany

🕔Apr 18, 2017

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.

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Indonesia’s 2GW coal-fired plant gets US$3.36bn financing

Indonesia’s 2GW coal-fired plant gets US$3.36bn financing

🕔Apr 17, 2017

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.

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Alberta initiates renewable procurement programme

Alberta initiates renewable procurement programme

🕔Apr 17, 2017

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).

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