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PNE WIND to issue US$60 million corporate bond

PNE WIND to issue US$60 million corporate bond

🕔Apr 6, 2018

PNE WIND AG plans to place a corporate bond in the amount of approximately EUR50 million (US$61.3 million). After the placement, the bond will be traded on the OTC market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

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IPPToday #180: E.ON and RWE announce asset swap deal with US$1.85 billion cash payment

IPPToday #180: E.ON and RWE announce asset swap deal with US$1.85 billion cash payment

🕔Mar 23, 2018

E.ON and RWE have announced an agreement regarding a far-reaching exchange of assets and interests, centred around E.ON's acquisition of RWE’s 76.8% stake in Innogy SE. The Supervisory Boards of both companies have approved the transaction.

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CIP and DEW partner to develop geothermal projects in Germany

CIP and DEW partner to develop geothermal projects in Germany

🕔Mar 8, 2018

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has announced that it has entered into a partnership with German geothermal developer Deutsche ErdWärme (DEW) to develop a portfolio of geothermal energy projects in the upper Rhine valley of Germany, through its fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III K/S (CI III).

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Capital Stage AG changes name to Encavis AG

Capital Stage AG changes name to Encavis AG

🕔Mar 1, 2018

Capital Stage AG, the SDAX-listed solar and wind park operator based in Hamburg, has announced that it has changed its name to Encavis AG.

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IPPToday #164: Funding announced for 1.4 GW Germany-UK transmission project

IPPToday #164: Funding announced for 1.4 GW Germany-UK transmission project

🕔Feb 27, 2018

A consortium comprising Meridiam, Allianz Capital Partners, on behalf of Allianz Group, and Kansai Electric Power have announced that they will fund NeuConnect Britain Ltd, a newly set up operating company, which will build the first direct power link between Germany and the UK.

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Golding Capital announces record fundraising at year-end

Golding Capital announces record fundraising at year-end

🕔Feb 22, 2018

Golding Capital Partners (GCP), a private equity investor with 17 years experience, has announced the closings of several of its funds.

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IPPToday #160: Germany announces first technology neutral wind & solar tender

IPPToday #160: Germany announces first technology neutral wind & solar tender

🕔Feb 21, 2018

The Federal Network Agency of Germany has announced two joint tenders for utility-scale wind and solar projects. The first tender will open on 1 April, and close on 3 April 2018. This is the first renewable tender to put two technologies in competition. The agency plan to assign 200 MW of either wind and solar power in this round.

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Germany launches second offshore wind tender

Germany launches second offshore wind tender

🕔Feb 1, 2018

Germany’s Federal Network Agency has announced a second tender for offshore wind, targeting 1,610 MW of capacity to be put in operation after December 2020. This includes 60 MW not awarded in the first tender, in April 2017.

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BASF and LetterOne sign letter of intent to create Wintershall DEA

BASF and LetterOne sign letter of intent to create Wintershall DEA

🕔Dec 22, 2017

BASF and LetterOne have signed a letter of intent to merge their respective oil and gas businesses in a joint venture, which would operate under the name Wintershall DEA.

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Allianz Group announces restructure of investment divisions

Allianz Group announces restructure of investment divisions

🕔Dec 21, 2017

The Allianz Group has announced that from 1 January 2018, Allianz Capital Partners (ACP) will become a discrete entity under the umbrella of Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI).

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The Marguerite Fund sells a portfolio of five assets to Pantheon

The Marguerite Fund sells a portfolio of five assets to Pantheon

🕔Dec 4, 2017

Marguerite has announced the sale of a portfolio of renewable and concession-based assets by the Marguerite Fund to Pantheon.

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IPPToday #111: Germany's 3rd onshore wind tender sees price drop to EUR 38.2/MWh

IPPToday #111: Germany's 3rd onshore wind tender sees price drop to EUR 38.2/MWh

🕔Dec 4, 2017

The Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has announced on November 22, 2017, the results of the third auction for onshore wind energy.

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Capital Stage Group takes over Treucon Asset Management

Capital Stage Group takes over Treucon Asset Management

🕔Nov 10, 2017

CHORUS Clean Energy AG has taken over Treucon Asset Management GmbH. The Berlin-based company specializes in the management of funds investing in renewable energy systems.

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CHORUS Clean Energy AG buys 20 MW solar and wind energy plants in Germany

CHORUS Clean Energy AG buys 20 MW solar and wind energy plants in Germany

🕔Oct 18, 2017

CHORUS Clean Energy AG has acquired additional solar and wind parks in Germany with a total generation capacity of almost 20 MW for a Luxembourg special fund managed by the company.

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innogy completes new credit line and launches green bonds

innogy completes new credit line and launches green bonds

🕔Oct 13, 2017

Innogy has signed a stand-alone credit agreement of €2 billion and has issued its inaugural corporate green bond of €850 million (US$1 billion) to refinance wind energy projects in Europe

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Fortum launches takeover for Uniper

Fortum launches takeover for Uniper

🕔Oct 5, 2017

Fortum is in advanced discussions with E.ON concerning E.ON's 46.65% stake in the Germany-based international energy company Uniper. In relation to these advanced discussions, certain questions are currently being clarified with the authorities by E.ON.

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The EDF Group launches Agregio

The EDF Group launches Agregio

🕔Sep 27, 2017

The EDF Group is launching its new subsidiary Agregio, in order to help electricity producers who create renewable energy and businesses who can adapt their patterns of consumption to make use of it. 

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Fortum to launch Public Takeover Offer for Uniper

Fortum to launch Public Takeover Offer for Uniper

🕔Sep 27, 2017

Fortum has announced its intention to launch a voluntary Public Takeover Offer, comprising a cash offer to all Uniper shareholders with a total value of €22 per share.

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IPPToday #62: Germany launches third and last onshore wind auction for 1GW

IPPToday #62: Germany launches third and last onshore wind auction for 1GW

🕔Sep 21, 2017

Germany's Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagetur) has launched a third and final onshore wind auction with a target of 1 GW and a maximun bid of €70 (US$ 83.5) per MWh.

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IPPToday #44: Northland Power reaches financial close on the €1.3B Deutche Bucht offshore wind project

IPPToday #44: Northland Power reaches financial close on the €1.3B Deutche Bucht offshore wind project

🕔Aug 25, 2017

Canada-based energy utility Northland Power has announced the financial close in the 252-MW Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore wind project in the German North Sea.

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