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ERG acquires two wind farm with 16 MW capacity

ERG acquires two wind farm with 16 MW capacity

🕔Oct 16, 2017

ERG, through its subsidiary ERG Eolienne France SAS, has signed an agreement with Vent d'Est SAS, a company located in the Grand Est region of France for the acquisition of a 75% equity interest in two companies owners of two wind farms with an overall capacity of 16.25 MW

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IPPToday #66: France plans to invest €20 Billion in an energy transition plan

IPPToday #66: France plans to invest €20 Billion in an energy transition plan

🕔Sep 27, 2017

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced that the French government plans to invest €20 billion in an energy transition plan.

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Voltalia wins two PV projects in French solar tender

Voltalia wins two PV projects in French solar tender

🕔Aug 10, 2017

Voltalia has announced that two solar projects with a total capacity of 8 MW have been selected by the French ministry for Ecological and Social Transition under the “CRE IV” national call for tenders.

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EIB provides €130 M for 320 kV Italy-France transmission project

EIB provides €130 M for 320 kV Italy-France transmission project

🕔Aug 7, 2017

Terna and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed an agreement for a €130 million (US$153 million) loan in support of investments for the public component of the Piedmont-Savoy project, the new 320 kV direct current electricity interconnector that will link Italy and France.

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Boralex reaches financing 30 MW wind project in France

Boralex reaches financing 30 MW wind project in France

🕔Aug 3, 2017

Boralex has announced the closing of financing of €46.4 million (US$54.9 million) for the Chemin de Grès wind farm in France’s Nord department.

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EDF EN acquires additional stake in FUTUREN

EDF EN acquires additional stake in FUTUREN

🕔Aug 1, 2017

EDF Energies Nouvelles has announced the results of its Simplified Public Tender Offer for FUTUREN (FTRN).

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DIF sells €125-million renewable portfolio to Pension fund ABP

DIF sells €125-million renewable portfolio to Pension fund ABP

🕔Jul 27, 2017

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IPPToday #19: EIB backs EUR 4.3bn of energy investments

IPPToday #19: EIB backs EUR 4.3bn of energy investments

🕔Jul 19, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) board has approved €4.3 billion (~US$5 billlion) in financing for the development of energy projects, including renewables, in Europe and India.

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EDPR to sell 23% of 1.12-GW Moray offshore wind project

EDPR to sell 23% of 1.12-GW Moray offshore wind project

🕔Jul 19, 2017

Engie has announced it has agreed to acquire a 23% stake in Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited (MOWEL) from EDPR UK Limited, an EDP Renováveis S.A subsidiary

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Omnes Capital achieves final closing of its Capenergie 3 fund at €245 MM

Omnes Capital achieves final closing of its Capenergie 3 fund at €245 MM

🕔Jul 3, 2017

Omnes Capital has announced the final closing of its Capenergie 3 fund for a total amount of €245 million (US$280 million). The third-generation fund, dedicated to European renewable energy infrastructure investments, has exceeded its target size of €200 million (US$228 million).

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EDF Energies Nouvelles completes majority stake acquisiton in FUTUREN

EDF Energies Nouvelles completes majority stake acquisiton in FUTUREN

🕔Jun 13, 2017

Pursuant to the agreement of May, 10th with FUTURENEDF Energies Nouvelles has announced it has completed the acquisition of 67.2% stake in the company.

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Sonnedix acquires Aloe Energy with 67MW solar portfolio in France

Sonnedix acquires Aloe Energy with 67MW solar portfolio in France

🕔Jun 5, 2017

Sonnedix has strengthened its presence in France through the acquisition of Aloe Energy, a Solar PV developer and operator with 67 MW in operation as well as a pipeline of projects under development and construction.

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Innergex acquires 119.5 MW of wind farms in France

Innergex acquires 119.5 MW of wind farms in France

🕔May 31, 2017

Innergex Renewable Energy has announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of three wind projects in France with a total aggregate installed capacity of 119.5 MW.

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France pre-selects for third offshore wind round

France pre-selects for third offshore wind round

🕔May 30, 2017

French regulator Commission de Régulation de l'Energie (CRE) has pre-selected bidders to take part in a competitive dialogue which will define the bidding conditions for France's third offshore wind tender.

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Meridiam, Caisse des Dépôts invest in French floating wind farm

Meridiam, Caisse des Dépôts invest in French floating wind farm

🕔May 24, 2017

The Caisse des Dépôts and MERIDIAM have signed their investment in the project company "Groix & Belle-Île floating wind turbines", a major milestone for the development of the French wind farm project.

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EDF Energies Nouvelles starts exclusive talks to acquire FUTUREN

EDF Energies Nouvelles starts exclusive talks to acquire FUTUREN

🕔May 3, 2017

EDF Energies Nouvelles entered into a preliminary agreement opening a period of exclusive talks with FUTUREN’s controlling shareholders, which together own 61.6% of its ordinary shares and 96.0% of its convertible bonds (OCEANEs).

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14 winners for France’s Biomass power tender

14 winners for France’s Biomass power tender

🕔Apr 11, 2017

Ségolène Royal, France's Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, launched in February 2016 a first call for tender for the biomass/biogas sectors over a period of three years in order to give legibility to the industrialists resulting this into the designation of 14 winning projects.

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Engie takes control of a subsidiary

Engie takes control of a subsidiary

🕔Apr 10, 2017

ENGIE and SOPER, respectively 59% and 41% shareholders of La Compagnie du Vent, have announced the signing of a share sales agreement by which, once the usual conditions precedent are met, La Compagnie du Vent will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of ENGIE.

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EIB mulls providing financing for biomass and waste gasification project in Thouars

EIB mulls providing financing for biomass and waste gasification project in Thouars

🕔Mar 27, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is assessing a loan of €20 million (US$21.6 million) to support a biomass and waste gasification project in France.

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EIB and Eiffel Investment Group launch new renewable fund

EIB and Eiffel Investment Group launch new renewable fund

🕔Mar 27, 2017

Eiffel Investment Group and European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced the launch of the Eiffel Energy Transition fund with the support of a number of leading institutional investors.

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