Northwester 2, the project company for a 219 MW offshore wind farm to be located in the Belgian North Sea, has announced that the project has reached financial close. Northwester 2 is owned by Parkwind (70%) and Sumitomo Corporation (30%).
Energy Finance & Investment News in Belgium
Marguerite has announced the sale of a portfolio of renewable and concession-based assets by the Marguerite Fund to Pantheon.
Enel has signed an agreement to sell Marcinelle Energie S.A, a 100% subsidiary of Enel’s fully-owned investment vehicle Enel Investment Holding B.V. to French electricity supplier Direct Energie S.A.
The 370-MW Norther offshore wind project in Belgian North Sea, has finally achieved financial closure by means of a €438-million (US$456 million) financing package provided by the European Investment Bank.
Mitsubishi Diamond Offshore Wind Holdings II BV, wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan-based Mitsubishi Corp is seeking to acquire stake in the 370-MW Norther offshore wind project located in Belgian North Sea.
Vleemo, the Belgium-based renewable energy company, will construct and finance a 57 MW wind farm in Antwerp city, Flanders, Belgium. The project will be located on the right bank of the Port of Antwerp.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is mulling providing project financing for the Norther offshore wind project in Belgian North Sea.
The Antwerp Port Authority and ENGIE have signed a 30-year concession agreement for the development of an Alternative Energy Hub at Quays 526 and 528 in the Port of Antwerp.
General Electric (GE) has recently announced that it has been selected by Mechelen-based Belgian Eco Energy (BEE) to build the largest greenfield and 100% biomass-fired power plant in the world.
Gestamp Wind has set into operation seven new wind farms, with a combined power of 152 MW, and is also developing 216 MW of wind power.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is considering providing a €400 million loan for the construction of the 294 MW Rentel offshore wind farm in Belgium.
European Investment Bank (EIB) President Werner Hoyer recently appointed Wilhelm Molterer as the Managing Director and Iliyana Tsanova as the Deputy Managing Director of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI).
Infrastructure developer Sumitomo Corporation, Parkwind NV, an off-shore wind farm developer and operator, and Meewind, a Dutch investment fund, have secured €655 million financing for the Nobelwind off-shore wind farm project in Belgium and started construction on October 21, 2015.
Siemens has been selected for the supply and installation of wind turbines at the 294 MW Rentel offshore wind farm off the Belgian coast.
TINC has invested in the development of the new off-shore wind farm Nobelwind, located in front of the coast of Zeebrugge, next to the existing wind farm Belwind.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it would financially back the 165 MW Nobelwind offshore wind project in Belgium.
NEMO LINK has announced Siemens and J-Power Systems, the Japan-based subsidiary of the Sumitomo Corporation, as the two winning contractors who will build the first interconnector between GB and Belgium.
UK National Grid and Elia, the Belgian electricity transmission system operator, signed last week a joint venture agreement to move ahead with the Nemo Link – the first electricity interconnector between the two countries.
Ofgem has announced its final decision on the financing and regulatory regime for Nemo Link, an interconnector which, on completion in 2019, will bring an additional 1 GW electricity capacity to Great Britain.
Sumitomo Corporation has completed the purchase of shares in two offshore wind farm projects, Belwind and Northwind, off the coast of Belgium from Parkwind NV.