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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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AMP Capital reaches final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III

AMP Capital reaches final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III

🕔Aug 22, 2017

AMP Capital has reached final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III (IDF III), raising US$2.5 billion for the mezzanine debt strategy, an additional US$800 million in co-investment rights and securing a further US$800 million from investors who want access to its deal capabilities.

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IPPToday #38: Second German onshore tender awards 1GW of onshore wind at €42.8/MWh

IPPToday #38: Second German onshore tender awards 1GW of onshore wind at €42.8/MWh

🕔Aug 17, 2017

Germany has awarded a total of 1,013 MW of  projects in the country's second onshore wind auction. The average price in the tender fell to €42.8/MWh (US$50.34) of produced electricity, which is down from €57.1/MWh in the first auction. 

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Capital Stage AG acquires additional wind installations in Germany

Capital Stage AG acquires additional wind installations in Germany

🕔Aug 4, 2017

The Hamburg-based solar and wind park operator Capital Stage has announced it has acquired five additional wind installations in Brandenburg and Mecklenburg-West Pomerania with a total generation capacity of nearly 17 MW.

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Deutsche AM closes  €1.8 B Pan-European fund II

Deutsche AM closes €1.8 B Pan-European fund II

🕔Jul 28, 2017

Deutsche AM has achieved final close of Pan European Infrastructure II L.P. (PEIF II), a closed-end fund focusing on unlisted European infrastructure investments.

 

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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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Pattern Development has acquired a 80 MW wind project from PNE WIND AG

Pattern Development has acquired a 80 MW wind project from PNE WIND AG

🕔Jul 26, 2017

The project rights of the 80 megawatts Vivaldi Springtime wind project located in the State of Montana have been sold to Pattern Development ready to build including power purchase agreement (PPA) and grid connection.

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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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