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IPPToday #251: GIG closes over US$300 million financing for Swedish wind project

IPPToday #251: GIG closes over US$300 million financing for Swedish wind project

🕔Jul 23, 2018

Green Investment Group (GIG), the specialist green energy principal investment business of Macquarie Group, has closed EUR270 million (US$316.4 million) financing for the 235 MW Överturingen wind project, located in central Sweden.

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St1 and SCA form partnership to produce renewable fuels

St1 and SCA form partnership to produce renewable fuels

🕔May 23, 2018

Helsinki-based energy company St1 and Swedish forest products company SCA have formed a partnership to develop  renewable fuels from tall oil.

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IPPToday #214: Vestas, Vattenfall and PKA to develop 353 MW wind farm in Sweden

IPPToday #214: Vestas, Vattenfall and PKA to develop 353 MW wind farm in Sweden

🕔May 18, 2018

Vattenfall has announced that Vestas and PKA, the Danish pension fund, are investing in the Blakliden/Fäbodberget wind project in Sweden. The project involves the development of two wind farms in Västerbotten County in the north of the country, with a combined generation capacity of 353 MW.

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Vattenfall plans major investment in large-scale solar power generation

Vattenfall plans major investment in large-scale solar power generation

🕔Mar 5, 2018

Vattenfall plans to invest SEK1 billion (US$120.8 milion) in developing new solar power plants, primarily large-scale, during 2018-2019. In addition, Vattenfall will provide small-scale solar solutions for customers. The investments support Vattenfall's objective to become fossil-free within a generation.

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Eolus sells 232 MW of Swedish wind to Aquila

Eolus sells 232 MW of Swedish wind to Aquila

🕔Jan 4, 2018

Eolus has signed an agreement with Aquila Capital regarding the sale of the wind farms Kråktorpet and Nylandsbergen, which collectively comprise 61 wind turbines with a combined installed capacity of 232 MW. The wind farms are located in Sundsvall, in the north-east of Sweden.

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OX2 nabs financing for 357-MW Swedish wind project

OX2 nabs financing for 357-MW Swedish wind project

🕔Dec 26, 2017

OX2 has announced that the financing of Valhalla project comprising 85 wind turbines has been successfully completed. Aquila Capital will acquire the project which OX2 will deliver as an EPC contract. It will be one of the largest onshore wind farms in Europe.

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Marguerite Fund successfully finances Swedish wind farm

Marguerite Fund successfully finances Swedish wind farm

🕔Dec 21, 2017

The Marguerite Fund has raised €29.25 million (US$34.54 million) of 15-year non-recourse debt from German bank Norddeutsche Landesbank (NORD/LB) for the construction of its all-equity acquisition of the 46.8MW Grimsås onshore wind project in Sweden. It acquired the project from Element Power and Kraftö Vind on June 15, 2017.

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Infranode reaches oversubscribed final close

Infranode reaches oversubscribed final close

🕔Dec 12, 2017

Infranode has achieved final closing on its first fund reaching SEK4.45 billion (US$524.68 million) with AP4 joining an already strong group of local pension funds and the European Investment Bank (EIB).  The capital will be invested long-term in Nordic infrastructure.

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SWEDEN: Fontavis to acquire 21.6MW Stigshöjden

SWEDEN: Fontavis to acquire 21.6MW Stigshöjden

🕔Nov 23, 2017

Fontavis, a Swiss asset manager within the energy and infrastructure field, has signed a purchase agreement with OX2 for six turbines at Stigshöjden with a total output of 21.6 MW.

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IPPToday #95: GIG and GE reach financial close on 650 MW Swedish wind farm

IPPToday #95: GIG and GE reach financial close on 650 MW Swedish wind farm

🕔Nov 9, 2017

GE Energy Financial Services and Green Investment Group have jointly acquired the project from Svevind and invested more than €300 million in equity to finance the wind farm. For GE, it represents GE Capital's strategy to invest in and structure financing solutions in support of GE in key global growth markets.

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Falck acquires 115 MW of wind projects in Sweden

Falck acquires 115 MW of wind projects in Sweden

🕔Aug 11, 2017

Falck Renewables S.p.A. has entered into an agreement with E.ON Wind Sweden AB (part of the E.ON Group) for the acquisition of 100% of two limited liability companies (Åliden Vind AB and Brattmyrliden Vind AB).

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Arise sells Svartnäs wind farm to a fund managed by BlackRock

Arise sells Svartnäs wind farm to a fund managed by BlackRock

🕔Jul 18, 2017

Arise has exercised its option right to acquire the 115 MW Svartnäs wind farm from Bergvik Skog AB. Subsequently, Arise has entered into an agreement with a fund managed by BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, for the sale of the project.

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HgCapital sells Swedish wind farm to Dutch pension funds

HgCapital sells Swedish wind farm to Dutch pension funds

🕔Jul 11, 2017

HgCapital has sold the 288 MW Askalen onshore wind farm in Sweden to a pair of Dutch pension funds.

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Vattenfall splits wind business unit and forms solar division

Vattenfall splits wind business unit and forms solar division

🕔Jul 5, 2017

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The Marguerite Fund makes its first investment in Sweden

The Marguerite Fund makes its first investment in Sweden

🕔Jul 3, 2017

The Marguerite Fund has announced the purchase of a 46.8 MW ready-to-build onshore wind project from Element Power and its Joint Venture partner Kraftö AB.

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Eolus sells Jenasen wind farm to Munich Re

Eolus sells Jenasen wind farm to Munich Re

🕔Jun 2, 2017

Eolus has signed an agreement with Munich Re regarding the sale of Jenåsen wind farm in Sweden.

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AMP Capital’s Infrastructure Debt team invests in Swedish district heating portfolio

AMP Capital’s Infrastructure Debt team invests in Swedish district heating portfolio

🕔May 30, 2017

AMP Capital has reached financial close on a SEK1.47 billion (US$163 million) mezzanine debt investment in a portfolio of energy assets owned by Solør Bioenergi, a leading district heating business providing heating solutions across Sweden.

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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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Infranode closes second investment round for infrastructure fund

Infranode closes second investment round for infrastructure fund

🕔Feb 20, 2017

Infranode has announced the closing of its second investment round. The Infranode I investment platform raises SEK1.9 billion (US$213 million) dedicated to essential infrastructure investments in the Nordics.

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Greystone Infrastructure Strategy acquires stake in Swedish wind developer

Greystone Infrastructure Strategy acquires stake in Swedish wind developer

🕔Feb 7, 2017

The Greystone Infrastructure Strategy has acquired an equity interest in Rabbalshede Kraft AB (publ), an established developer and operator of wind projects based in Sweden.

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