Mainstream Renewable Power has welcomed decision by the Court of Session to clear the way to proceed with the 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland (UK). This decision has involved a a long-running judicial review brought by the RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) of a planning decision by Scottish Ministers.
Energy Finance & Investment News in UK (United Kingdom)
EDF Energy Renewables has bought 11 wind farm sites from Partnerships for Renewables, a development and asset management company. The sites in Scotland have a potential capacity of 600 MW.
iCON Infrastructure has announced the first and final closing of a new €1.2 billion (US$1.37 billion) fund, iCON Infrastructure Partners IV.
Greencoat UK Wind (UKW), managed by Greencoat Capital, has announced that it has acquired Bishopthorpe Wind Farm from BayWa r.e. for a total consideration of £47 million (US$60 million).
Scotland-based tidal energy developer Nova Innovation has won a major new European tidal energy project, heading a consortium of nine leading industrial, academic and research organisations from across Europe.
Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has completed a further clean energy infrastructure investment, funding the acquisition of the 9.2MW onshore wind farm at the Port of Tilbury, from SSE plc.
Vortex, the European renewables platform has announced the the £337 million (US$435 million) refinancing of a 365 MW portfolio comprising 24 operational PV solar farms in the UK.
Thrive Renewables has provided funds for the development of 11.5 MW of wind projects in Scotland (UK).
WIRSOL has sold part of its portfolio of solar parks in the United Kingdom to the investment company Rockfire Capital.
The European Commission has given green light to the sale of the UK Green Investment Bank’s (GIB) offshore wind farm portfolio to Macquarie Group and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).
Terra Firma has announced the completion of the sale of the Infinis Group’s onshore wind assets to institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
EFG Hermes has announced that Vortex, the European renewable energy platform managed by its private equity division, reached financial close today on its 100% acquisition of a 365 MW portfolio of 24 operational solar assets in the UK from TerraForm Power.
Enel has purchased the Tynemouth stand-alone battery energy storage system (BESS) project located in Newcastle, in UK, by acquiring 100% of the shares in Tynemouth Energy Storage Limited from the European based energy developer and operator Element Power.
DONG Energy has announced that Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm has been inaugurated in Liverpool (UK).
Belltown Power has announced that it has concluded the refinancing of Tirgwynt wind farm with senior debt provided by Barclays.
Octopus Investments Limited, the specialist alternatives manager has announced the successful close of the energy fund Renewable Energy Income Partnership at c.£300 million.
EFG Hermes and Malaysian and Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), have reached the closure on its 100% acquisition of a 365 MW portfolio of 24 operational solar assets in the United Kingdom from TerraForm Power.
First State Investments has announced its European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II completed its first fundraising series reaching its target of €700 million (US$767 million) from global institutional investors.
Four wave energy technology developers are to be awarded a total of £2.84 million (US$3.67 million) by Wave Energy Scotland (WES) after successfully competing to join stage two of an innovative technology development programme.
NTR has announced that it has successfully completed a £55 million (US$71.1 million) refinancing of existing debt facilities of the Twin Rivers windfarm, a 29 MW windfarm located in Yorkshire, England, with MUFG’s core banking unit.