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KGAL renewable energy fund raises EUR 255m

KGAL renewable energy fund raises EUR 255m

🕔Jul 19, 2017

KGAL has announced the first closing of its core plus European renewable fund ESPF 4. With €255 million (US$294 million) of committed equity, the Luxembourg-based SICAV-SIF vehicle has attracted large commitments from four major European institutional investors.

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IPPToday #9: EWE to build the world’s largest battery project

IPPToday #9: EWE to build the world’s largest battery project

🕔Jul 4, 2017

EWE GASSPEICHER GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Oldenburg-based utility company EWE, has announced its intentions to build the world’s largest battery by employing the well-known redox flow battery principle (in which electrical energy is stored in a liquid) along with new, environmentally friendly components in underground salt caverns.

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Capital Stage acquires shares in CHORUS Clean Energy AG

Capital Stage acquires shares in CHORUS Clean Energy AG

🕔Jun 28, 2017

Capital Stage AG has announced it has acquired from an institutional investor additional 54,999 shares of CHORUS Clean Energy AG.

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GLS Bank to acquire majority stake in 48 MW German wind project

GLS Bank to acquire majority stake in 48 MW German wind project

🕔Jun 14, 2017

Germany-based GLS Bank has announced an agreement to acquire the 80.1 percent stake in the 48-MW Gagel wind farm from energy cooperative Prokon Regenerative Energien eG.

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Enbridge takes stake in Albatros offshore wind farm

Enbridge takes stake in Albatros offshore wind farm

🕔Jun 9, 2017

Enbridge Inc. has announced it will acquire 49.89 percent of the shares in EnBW's 112 MW Albatros offshore wind farm in the North Sea. EnBW will retain the remaining 50.1 percent.

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ABO Wind sells over 100 MW of French projects to CEZ

ABO Wind sells over 100 MW of French projects to CEZ

🕔Jun 8, 2017

ABO Wind has reported the divestment of nine wind farm projects with a total nominal capacity of about 100 MW to the Czech supplier ČEZ. The amount of the transaction has not been disclosed.

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EIB completes financing for 1.4-GW Nordlink Subsea Interconnector project

EIB completes financing for 1.4-GW Nordlink Subsea Interconnector project

🕔Jun 7, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €300 million (US$338 million) loan agreement with Norwegian transmission system operator (TSO) Statnett for the completion of the NordLink Subsea Interconnector project between Germany and Norway.

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Germany's first onshore wind tender awards 807 MW

Germany's first onshore wind tender awards 807 MW

🕔May 24, 2017

The Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagetur) has announced that it has accepted a total of 70 successful bids for the development of onshore wind energy projects totalling 807 MW.

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EnBW speeds up offshore wind project

EnBW speeds up offshore wind project

🕔May 16, 2017

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has given the green light for the 112 MW EnBW Albatros offshore wind farm and  has approved the final decisions taken regarding construction and investment.

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Trianel Borkum II offshore wind farm achieves the financial closure

Trianel Borkum II offshore wind farm achieves the financial closure

🕔May 15, 2017

The Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm project in the German North Sea has achieved financial close.

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European Energy sells 64 MW of wind farms in Denmark, Italy and Germany

European Energy sells 64 MW of wind farms in Denmark, Italy and Germany

🕔May 9, 2017

European Energy A/S has signed agreements for the sale of four wind farms in Denmark, Italy and Germany totalling around 64 MW of capacity.

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Nord Stream 2 secures financing with five European companies

Nord Stream 2 secures financing with five European companies

🕔Apr 28, 2017

The Nord Stream 2 project, being pursued by Gazprom, has taken another important step towards its implementation, responding to the need of the European Union for additional gas imports and thereby improving security of supplies to Europe.

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Germany launches 200 MW solar auction

Germany launches 200 MW solar auction

🕔Apr 24, 2017

Germany's Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagetur) is launching a new 200 MW solar tender with a bid submission deadline of June 1.

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EnBW wins 900-MW offshore wind farm in Germany

EnBW wins 900-MW offshore wind farm in Germany

🕔Apr 18, 2017

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has been successful against a field of renowned bidders in the first offshore auction in Germany with the acceptance of its bid for the 900-MW He Dreiht wind farm.

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Refinancing of Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm announced

Refinancing of Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm announced

🕔Mar 14, 2017

Joint owners wpd, Marguerite Fund, Siemens Financial Services, Industriens Pension, Pensionskassernes Administration (PKA), Caisse des Dépôts, ewz (Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich) have announced the successful conclusion of the refinancing for the Butendiek offshore wind farm.

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ERG acquires six wind farms in Germany

ERG acquires six wind farms in Germany

🕔Mar 9, 2017

ERG, through its subsidiary ERG Power Generation S.p.A., has acquired from DIF RE Erneuerbare Energien 1 GmbH and DIF RE Erneuerbare Energien 3 GmbH, a 100% equity interest in six wind farms in Germany.

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Northland Power to acquire 252 MW German Offshore Wind Farm

Northland Power to acquire 252 MW German Offshore Wind Farm

🕔Mar 6, 2017

Northland Power Inc. and Highland Group Holdings Ltd. , through a wholly owned subsidiary, have signed a definitive agreement whereby Northland will acquire 100% of Deutsche Bucht, a 252 MW offshore wind project currently in advanced development.

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Enbridge Partners with EnBW on 497-MW German Offshore Wind Project

Enbridge Partners with EnBW on 497-MW German Offshore Wind Project

🕔Mar 1, 2017

Enbridge Inc. has announced it has acquired an effective 50 percent ownership in the 497 MW Hohe See offshore wind project from EnBW, a German utility, who will retain the remaining interest.

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EQT Infrastructure III closes at €4.0 billion

EQT Infrastructure III closes at €4.0 billion

🕔Feb 27, 2017

EQT has announced that its third fund for infrastructure investments, EQT Infrastructure III, has been closed at the hard cap of €4 billion (US$4.2 million).

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Vattenfall invests  €325 million into a new gas-fired combined heat and power plant in Berlin

Vattenfall invests €325 million into a new gas-fired combined heat and power plant in Berlin

🕔Feb 13, 2017

Vattenfall has taken the final investment decision for the the realization of a modern Combined Heat and Power plant in the Berlin district of Marzahn-Hellersdorf (Germany).

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