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Anbaric, Ontario Teachers' to form clean energy infrastructure alliance

Anbaric, Ontario Teachers' to form clean energy infrastructure alliance

🕔Mar 14, 2017

Anbaric, a developer of clean energy transmission and microgrid projects, and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have announced a partnership to create a new development company, Anbaric Development Partners.

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Pattern Development reaches FC on 147 MW wind project in Québec

Pattern Development reaches FC on 147 MW wind project in Québec

🕔Mar 13, 2017

Pattern Energy Group LP has announced the completion of CAD263 million (US$195 million) construction-to-term financing for its 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind project, which is now entering full-stage construction.

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Kineticor acquires power plant and secures investment from OPTrust

Kineticor acquires power plant and secures investment from OPTrust

🕔Mar 13, 2017

Kineticor Resource Corp., in partnership with OPTrust, has closed the acquisition of a partially constructed 690 MW cogeneration plant located near Peace River, AB from Shell Canada.

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Canadian Solar Raises US$20 million from CPDFund

Canadian Solar Raises US$20 million from CPDFund

🕔Mar 10, 2017

Canadian Solar Inc. has announced that it has received US$20 million unsecured funding from the China and Portuguese-speaking Countries Cooperation and Development Fund (CPDFund) to support the development of eligible projects in Brazil, including the 191 MWp Pirapora I Project in the state of Minas Gerais.

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Capital Power acquires 294 MW of power facilities in Canada

Capital Power acquires 294 MW of power facilities in Canada

🕔Mar 7, 2017

Capital Power Corporation has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the thermal power business of Veresen Inc., consisting of two gas-fired generation facilities and two waste heat assets.

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Boralex closes financing for the Port Ryerse wind farm in Ontario

Boralex closes financing for the Port Ryerse wind farm in Ontario

🕔Feb 23, 2017

Boralex Inc. has announced the closing of a CAD33.4 million (US$25.4 million) financing for the 10 MW Port Ryerse wind farm in Ontario, Canada.

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IKEA Canada to purchase second wind farm in Alberta

IKEA Canada to purchase second wind farm in Alberta

🕔Feb 13, 2017

IKEA Canada has signed agreements to acquire an 88MW wind farm located near Drumheller, Alberta approximately 130 km east of Calgary.

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Canadian Solar sells the solar assets to Fengate Capital

Canadian Solar sells the solar assets to Fengate Capital

🕔Feb 10, 2017

Canadian Solar Inc., has announced that it has completed the sale of shares of 3 utility-scale solar farm holding companies, SSM 1 Solar ULC, SSM 2 Solar ULC, and SSM 3 Solar ULC, totaling 59.8 MW AC to Fengate SSM Holdco LP, an affiliate of Fengate Real Asset Investments for over CAD257 Million (US$195.59 Million).

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Bird Construction selected as preferred bidder for Hamilton Biosolids Project

Bird Construction selected as preferred bidder for Hamilton Biosolids Project

🕔Feb 9, 2017

Harbour City Solutions consortium has been selected as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain, a biosolids management project for the City of Hamilton, Ontario (Canada).

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Canada to install 700 MW of wind capacity in 2017

Canada to install 700 MW of wind capacity in 2017

🕔Feb 1, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) expects Canada to install approximately 700 MW of new wind energy capacity in 2017.

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Northleaf closes second infra fund at hard cap

Northleaf closes second infra fund at hard cap

🕔Jan 27, 2017

Northleaf Capital Partners has announced that it has held the final closing for its second OECD-focused pooled infrastructure fund, Northleaf Infrastructure Capital Partners II (NICP II), at its US$950 million hard cap.

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Boralex closes financing for yellow falls hydropower project

Boralex closes financing for yellow falls hydropower project

🕔Dec 28, 2016

Boralex Inc. has closed financing for the Yellow Falls hydroelectric project in Ontario for CAD74.3 million (US$54.9 million).

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MWH hires David Rupay to lead the firm’s Canadian hydropower

MWH hires David Rupay to lead the firm’s Canadian hydropower

🕔Dec 14, 2016

MWH, now part of Stantec, has hired David Rupay to lead the company’s Canadian hydropower and dam operations.

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Presidential Permit paves way for Minnesota Power’s Great Northern Transmission Line

Presidential Permit paves way for Minnesota Power’s Great Northern Transmission Line

🕔Dec 12, 2016

Minnesota Power's Great Northern Transmission Line received federal approval today when the U.S. Department of Energy issued a Presidential Permit, clearing the way for building the international transmission line to deliver clean energy from Canada’s extensive hydropower resources to Minnesota while strengthening reliability of the power grid.

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GE announces the appointment of six company officers

GE announces the appointment of six company officers

🕔Dec 7, 2016

General Electric (GE) has announced the appointment of six new company officers.

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Suncor Energy appoints Michael Creel

Suncor Energy appoints Michael Creel

🕔Dec 7, 2016

Suncor has appointed Michael Creel to the firms's board of directors. Mr. Creel's appointment will be effective on 1 January 2017.

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Bid submitted for Hamilton Biosolids project

Bid submitted for Hamilton Biosolids project

🕔Nov 30, 2016

The Hamilton Water Division within the Public Works Department at the City of Hamilton (Canada) has announced that bids for the Hamilton Biosolids PPP Project have been submitted.

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Axium Infrastructure announces acquisition of 110 MW solar portfolio from Renewable Energy Trust Capital

Axium Infrastructure announces acquisition of 110 MW solar portfolio from Renewable Energy Trust Capital

🕔Nov 29, 2016

Axium Infrastructure has acquired 100% interest in a 84 MWAC solar portfolio from Renewable Energy Trust Capital.

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Carlyle Energy Mezzanine Opportunities Fund II closes at US$2.8 billion

Carlyle Energy Mezzanine Opportunities Fund II closes at US$2.8 billion

🕔Nov 15, 2016

The Carlyle Group, Global alternative asset manager, has announced that it has raised US$2.8 billion for energy credit investments. 

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InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund achieves subsequent closes

InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund achieves subsequent closes

🕔Nov 11, 2016

InstarAGF Asset Management Inc.  and AGF Management Limited have announced the InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund has now raised approximately CAD522 million (US$400 million) in aggregate equity commitments from institutional and high net worth investors, representing approximately 70% of the fund’s targeted CAD750 million size.

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