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EUR70 million first close for Foresight Italian Green Bond Fund

EUR70 million first close for Foresight Italian Green Bond Fund

🕔Jan 25, 2018

Foresight Group has announced the first close of the Foresight Italian Green Bond Fund at EUR70 million (US$864.75 million).

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Blue Elephant Energy acquires 20 MW Italian wind farm

Blue Elephant Energy acquires 20 MW Italian wind farm

🕔Jan 10, 2018

Blue Elephant Energy AG (BEE) has acquired a 50% stake in a 20 MW wind farm in Italy from European Energy, through its affiliate BEEGO IPP GmbH. BEE now own 100% of the project.

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Four Italian hydro plants sold to Alps Energy RE Fund

Four Italian hydro plants sold to Alps Energy RE Fund

🕔Dec 11, 2017

Alps Energy RE Fund, which is managed by Serenissima SGR, has acquired Idroemilia Srl, owner of four hydropower assets in Italy with a total capacity of around 7.5 MW.

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EIB lends EUR 150m to E2i wind projects in Italy

EIB lends EUR 150m to E2i wind projects in Italy

🕔Nov 30, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU bank that finances projects in support of the European Union's objectives, has granted Edison a EUR 150 million (US$178,23 million) line of credit to finance the construction of wind farms with a total capacity of 165 MW by E2i Energie Speciali, owned by Edison and F2i.

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ERG enters solar power business with the acquisition of ForVei

ERG enters solar power business with the acquisition of ForVei

🕔Nov 24, 2017

ERG, through its subsidiary ERG Power Generation S.p.A., has signed an agreement with VEI Green, an investment holding company controlled by PFH S.p.A., with the participation of leading Italian institutional investors, for the acquisition of a 100% stake in ForVei, the ninth largest photovoltaic operator in Italy.

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WFW advises on €40m Italian wind farm project financing

WFW advises on €40m Italian wind farm project financing

🕔Nov 22, 2017

International law firm Watson Farley & Williams has advised UniCredit S.p.A. on the financing of a 54 MW wind plant located in Grottole Municipality, in the Basilicata region of Italy.

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25.2 MW Italian biomass plant raises project financing

25.2 MW Italian biomass plant raises project financing

🕔Nov 17, 2017

Banca IMI as Agent Bank, Mediocredito Italiano S.p.A., UBI Banca S.p.A. and Cassa dei Risparmi di Forlì e della Romagna S.p.A. has provided€60 million (US$ 70,37 million) project financing for a 25.2 MW biomass plant located in Sant’Agata di Puglia Municipality in Foggia, Apulia Region, Italy.

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IPPToday #93: Glennmont completes €190 M refinancing of 245 MW Italian wind

IPPToday #93: Glennmont completes €190 M refinancing of 245 MW Italian wind

🕔Nov 7, 2017

Glennmont Partners has successfully completed the refinancing of SER portfolio for €190 million (US$ 224 million), comprised of 245 MW of installed capacity. The transaction follows last month’s successful refinancing of Glennmont’s Sleaford biomass plant in the UK worth £150 million.

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Prothea acted as financial advisor in the JV agreement between Genera and IKAV to create a leading energy efficiency player in the Italian market

Prothea acted as financial advisor in the JV agreement between Genera and IKAV to create a leading energy efficiency player in the Italian market

🕔Sep 20, 2017

Genera Group Holdings, a group active in the fields of energy efficiency and production, engineering and real estate development,  has entered into a strategic Joint Venture with IKAV (Institut für Kapitalanlagen & Versicherungslösungen), a leading global green economy German fund with over €400 million of assets under management.

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Basalt launches Italian solar investment platform

Basalt launches Italian solar investment platform

🕔Sep 5, 2017

UK investment fund Basalt Infrastructure Partners II LP has established a new platform to invest in small-scale solar projects in Italy.

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ContourGlobal adds 20MW of operating solar plants in Italy

ContourGlobal adds 20MW of operating solar plants in Italy

🕔Aug 10, 2017

ContourGlobal has signed an agreement for the acquisition of a group of companies owning ~20MW of operational solar photovoltaic plants in Italy from ErgyCapital S.p.A.

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EIB provides €130 M for 320 kV Italy-France transmission project

EIB provides €130 M for 320 kV Italy-France transmission project

🕔Aug 7, 2017

Terna and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed an agreement for a €130 million (US$153 million) loan in support of investments for the public component of the Piedmont-Savoy project, the new 320 kV direct current electricity interconnector that will link Italy and France.

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Green IPP Building Energy raises €70 M

Green IPP Building Energy raises €70 M

🕔Jul 24, 2017

Building Energy 1 Holdings plc (Building Energy), a global, vertically integrated, renewables-focused independent power producer will receive around €70 million (US$81 million) from ZZ Capital International Ltd (ZZCI) and Zhongzhi Capital (ZZC). The investment was structured through the subscription for mandatorily convertible bonds and equity interests.

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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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Tages reaches final close on Italian PV fund

Tages reaches final close on Italian PV fund

🕔Jun 29, 2017

Tages Capital SGR has announced the final closing of Tages Helios Investment Fund with committed capital of €253 million (US$287 million).

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MEIF4-owned company acquires 30 MW Italian wind farm

MEIF4-owned company acquires 30 MW Italian wind farm

🕔Jun 26, 2017

Italian wind utility Asja has sold the 30 MW Matera II wind farm to Renvico, a subsidiary of the MEIF4 fund, which is managed by Macquarie Group, with over 2.3 GW of renewable capacity installed in its portfolio.

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Falck completes €195 MM Italian wind refinancing

Falck completes €195 MM Italian wind refinancing

🕔Jun 6, 2017

Falck Renewables Group, through the subsidiary Geopower Sardegna S.r.l., has renegotiated the €168.1 million non-recourse project financing loan facility agreement adding additional €26.9 million, to the total, now reaching €195 million (US$220 million).

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Enel buys Italian wind farms from Amec Foster Wheeler

Enel buys Italian wind farms from Amec Foster Wheeler

🕔Jun 6, 2017

Enel Green Power has completed the acquisition of 100% of Amec Foster Wheeler Power from Amec Foster Wheeler Italiana, owner of two wind farms in Italy’s southern region of Campania with a total installed capacity of 54.5 MW.

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Tages Group raises €210 MM

Tages Group raises €210 MM

🕔May 12, 2017

Tages has announced the third closing of Tages Helios with an additional €55 million (US$60 million) committed to its property alternative investment fund, which focuses exclusively on the Italian photovoltaic sector.

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PLT Energia closes financing for Italian wind park

PLT Energia closes financing for Italian wind park

🕔May 10, 2017

PLT energia S.p.A., an Italian industrial holding company operating in the field of renewable energies market, announces that Simeri Crichi (CZ) wind farm, of 22,55 MW of installed capacity, is operative.

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