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Octopus expands solar portfolio refinancing

Octopus expands solar portfolio refinancing

🕔Nov 13, 2017

Octopus Investments has expanded the landmark £484 million solar portfolio refinancing it closed earlier this year, further expanding the biggest deal of its kind in the European solar sector.

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Iona Capital announces the first close of  Iona Environmental Infrastructure LP 3

Iona Capital announces the first close of Iona Environmental Infrastructure LP 3

🕔Nov 8, 2017

Iona Capital has announced the first close of the Iona Environmental Infrastructure LP 3, a £250 million 15 year limited life pooled investment vehicle.

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CIP refinances two biomass power plants in the UK

CIP refinances two biomass power plants in the UK

🕔Oct 30, 2017

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has completed the refinancing of its interest in two biomass power plants in the UK on behalf of the fund Copenhagen Infrastructure I K/S (CI I). 

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IPPToday #78: UK plans 10 GW of offshore wind

IPPToday #78: UK plans 10 GW of offshore wind

🕔Oct 16, 2017

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Triodos Bank finances UK solar farms for Spanish developer

Triodos Bank finances UK solar farms for Spanish developer

🕔Oct 11, 2017

Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, has provided £17.9 million (US$23.6 million) of loans to two UK solar projects for Spanish developer Gamma Solutions SL

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M&G launches global listed infrastructure fund

M&G launches global listed infrastructure fund

🕔Oct 10, 2017

M&G Investments, an international asset manager, has announced the launch of a global equity infrastructure fund which aims to provide investors with both a growing income stream and long-term capital appreciation.

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Greencoat UK Wind announces issuance of 500 new shares

Greencoat UK Wind announces issuance of 500 new shares

🕔Oct 2, 2017

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Schroders launches UK infrastructure debt fund

Schroders launches UK infrastructure debt fund

🕔Sep 26, 2017

Schroders has launched its first UK-dedicated infrastructure debt fund, with a focus on UK pension funds and insurance companies.

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FC reached on refinance of 46MW wind farm in Scotland

FC reached on refinance of 46MW wind farm in Scotland

🕔Sep 21, 2017

The joint venture partners in the Carraig Gheal Wind Farm, GreenPower and the Ampere Equity Fund, managed by DIF, are pleased to announce that a senior debt funding package has been put in place for the re-finance of the 46MW wind farm.

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IPPToday #60: DONG Energy to develop 1.38 GW offshore wind project in UK

IPPToday #60: DONG Energy to develop 1.38 GW offshore wind project in UK

🕔Sep 19, 2017

DONG Energy has been awarded a contract to build the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm, at the lowest-ever price for offshore wind in the UK. 

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IPPToday #59: Grid connection secured for huge 3.2GW Cardiff Tidal Lagoon project

IPPToday #59: Grid connection secured for huge 3.2GW Cardiff Tidal Lagoon project

🕔Sep 18, 2017

Tidal Lagoon Power has secured the grid connection for a 3,240MW capacity tidal lagoon located between Cardiff and Newport. The project is expected to generate among the cheapest electricity of all new power stations in the UK. 

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Wheelabrator achieves financial close on Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 Project

Wheelabrator achieves financial close on Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 Project

🕔Sep 12, 2017

Wheelabrator Technologies has reached financial close on the 744,000 tons per year (675,000 tonnes per year) Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 energy-from-waste facility in West Yorkshire, the second project in the Multifuel Energy Ltd.(MEL) partnership with SSE.

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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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Belltown Power secures project financing for Tom Nan Clach wind farm

Belltown Power secures project financing for Tom Nan Clach wind farm

🕔Aug 31, 2017

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) will provide project financing for the 39.1MWTom Nan Clach CfD windfarm project in Scotland. 

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Invenergy sells 69 MW Corriegarth Wind Energy Center to Greencoat UK Wind PLC

Invenergy sells 69 MW Corriegarth Wind Energy Center to Greencoat UK Wind PLC

🕔Aug 28, 2017

Invenergy, the North-American privately-held renewable energy company, has announced the sale of its Corriegarth Wind Energy Center to Greencoat UK Wind PLC.

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Macquarie-led consortium completes GIB acquisition

Macquarie-led consortium completes GIB acquisition

🕔Aug 23, 2017

Further to the announcement of 20 April 2017, a Macquarie-led consortium comprising Macquarie Group Limited (Macquarie), Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has successfully completed the acquisition of the UK Green Investment Bank Limited (GIB) from the Government of UK for £2.3 billion (US$2.95 billion).

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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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TRIG acquires energy storage project from RES

TRIG acquires energy storage project from RES

🕔Aug 18, 2017

RES (Renewable Energy Systems) has announced the acquisition of its 20MW energy storage project in Broxburn, West Lothian, by The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG), a London-listed investment company advised by InfraRed Capital Partners.

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IPPToday #36: 1.2-GW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm in UK given green light

IPPToday #36: 1.2-GW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm in UK given green light

🕔Aug 11, 2017

Iberdrola subsidiary​ ScottishPower Renewables has received planning approval from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), for the East Anglia III offshore windfarm in UK with an output capacity of up to 1,200 MW.  

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Scotland invests £1.5 MM for offshore wind R&D

Scotland invests £1.5 MM for offshore wind R&D

🕔Aug 9, 2017

The Scottish Government has announced that it has invested a further £1.5 million (US$1.95 million) in the Carbon Trust’s world-leading collaborative research, development and demonstration (RD&D) programme – the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA).

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