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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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DIF completes refinancing of French solar portfolio

DIF completes refinancing of French solar portfolio

🕔Mar 21, 2017

DIF and its co-shareholders Caisse des Dépôts and Solairedirect complete refinancing of a 34 MWp ground-mounted solar PV portfolio.

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Sofinnova Industrial Biotech I raises €106m

Sofinnova Industrial Biotech I raises €106m

🕔Mar 15, 2017

Sofinnova Partners, a Paris, France-based venture capital firm specialized in life sciences, held the first closing of its latest fund, Sofinnova Industrial Biotech I (Sofinnova IB I), at €106 million (US$112,7 million).

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ENGIE and EDPR bidding in the third offshore wind call for tenders in Dunkirk, France

ENGIE and EDPR bidding in the third offshore wind call for tenders in Dunkirk, France

🕔Mar 13, 2017

ENGIE and EDPR have confirmed their ambitions in offshore wind to establish a wind farm offering capacity of 250 to 750 MW, off the coast of Dunkirk, in France.

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Innergex completes acquisition of 44 MW French wind farm

Innergex completes acquisition of 44 MW French wind farm

🕔Feb 22, 2017

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has completed the acquisition of the 44 MW Yonne wind farm located in northern France.

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Infravia and Eurazeo join forces to expand solar division of Fonroche

Infravia and Eurazeo join forces to expand solar division of Fonroche

🕔Feb 6, 2017

The shareholders of Fonroche, a key player in the renewable energy sector, have announced the spin-off of the company’s businesses into two separate groups.

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France announced 3GW onshore wind tender

France announced 3GW onshore wind tender

🕔Feb 3, 2017

France has unveiled plans to tender 3GW of onshore wind capacity to be delivered over the next three years.

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Omnes Capital acquires 12-MW French wind farm From BayWa

Omnes Capital acquires 12-MW French wind farm From BayWa

🕔Jan 24, 2017

BayWa r.e. has successfully sold the wind farm St Fraigne, some 140 kilometres North of Bordeaux, to FPCI Capenergie 3 fund managed by Omnes Capital.

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DIF completes refinancing of a French solar PV portfolio

DIF completes refinancing of a French solar PV portfolio

🕔Dec 16, 2016

DIF Infrastructure III closes the refinancing of a 20.1MWp solar PV portfolio in France.

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DIF Infrastructure IV acquires portfolio of solar projects in France

DIF Infrastructure IV acquires portfolio of solar projects in France

🕔Dec 2, 2016

DIF Infrastructure IV invests in seven roof top solar PV projects in France from Green Yellow.

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Mirova and Valeco to jointly develop renewable energy projects

Mirova and Valeco to jointly develop renewable energy projects

🕔Dec 1, 2016

The Valeco Group, a major player in renewable energy project development in France, has sold 49% of a holding company owning nine wind and solar power projects in France to Mirova-Eurofideme 3, a fund managed by Mirova, a subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management dedicated to responsible investment.

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John Laing Group invests in its third wind farm project in France

John Laing Group invests in its third wind farm project in France

🕔Nov 28, 2016

John Laing Group has announced financial close of an investment of €5.90 million to acquire 100% of the Parc Eolien des Courtibeaux wind farm.

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Demeter 4 INFRA acquires Infravia Capital’s stake into two roof-mounted PV investments

Demeter 4 INFRA acquires Infravia Capital’s stake into two roof-mounted PV investments

🕔Nov 25, 2016

Demeter Partners has announced the acquisition by Demeter 4 INFRA of Infravia Capital Partners’ investments into Société de Partenariat Solaire, and Centrales Photovoltaïques en Toitures n°1, two special purpose companies detaining respectively 12.8 MWh and 7.1 MWh of roofmounted photovoltaic (PV) plants.

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BKW acquires 4 wind farms totalling 49 MW from Samfi Invest

BKW acquires 4 wind farms totalling 49 MW from Samfi Invest

🕔Nov 25, 2016

BKW has signed an agreement to acquire four wind farms in France, with the option to purchase a fifth. The total installed capacity of the four wind farms is 49 MW.

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Boralex closes financing for three French wind farms

Boralex closes financing for three French wind farms

🕔Oct 27, 2016

Boralex Inc. has announced the closing of financing for three wind farms in France for a total amount of approximately €100 million (US$109 million), including €11.2 million in financing for value added tax receivable.

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Omnes Capital launches a €100m fund dedicated to investment in high environmental performance public and private buildings

Omnes Capital launches a €100m fund dedicated to investment in high environmental performance public and private buildings

🕔Oct 26, 2016

Omnes Capital and Pro BTP have launched the first French fund dedicated to financing the construction or renovation of high environmental performance public and private buildings in France.

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Gamesa completes 872 MW wind programme

Gamesa completes 872 MW wind programme

🕔Oct 21, 2016

Gamesa has concluded implementation of its Energy Thrust programme for a French utility at 28 wind farms located in Spain, Portugal, France and Poland.

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