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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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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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