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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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IPPToday #32: Bidders shortlisted for the Galloper and Walney Extension link projects

IPPToday #32: Bidders shortlisted for the Galloper and Walney Extension link projects

🕔Aug 7, 2017

Ofgem has announced shortlists of bidders competing to own and operate transmission links to the Galloper and Walney Extension windfarms off the coasts of Cumbria and Suffolk.

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SSE sells additional stake in Clyde wind complex

SSE sells additional stake in Clyde wind complex

🕔Aug 7, 2017

SSE has signed an agreement to sell a further stake in Clyde Windfarm in Scotland to Greencoat UK Wind Plc and GLIL Infrastructure LLP.

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IPPToday #31: Preferred Bidder selected for Burbo Bank OFTO

IPPToday #31: Preferred Bidder selected for Burbo Bank OFTO

🕔Aug 4, 2017

Diamond Transmission Partners, a consortium comprising HICL Infrastructure and Diamond Transmission Corporation (DTC), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, has been selected as the preferred bidder for a new offshore electricity transmission link in UK.

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Eight19 secures £1.3m funding for its organic PV technology

Eight19 secures £1.3m funding for its organic PV technology

🕔Jul 31, 2017

Eight19 has announced it has received  £1.3 million (US$1.7 million) of investment.  Lucros Investment (Netherlands) joined existing investors IP Group, Clarium and Providence in the round.  

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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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IPPToday #24: BlackRock and Lightsource enter a £1B UK solar partnership

IPPToday #24: BlackRock and Lightsource enter a £1B UK solar partnership

🕔Jul 26, 2017

This article is part of a daily series of IPP articles. If you want to know more about the latest power generation projects globally visit our IPP Today section. You can receive them by email on a daily basis.

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IPPToday #21: Green light for the £2 billion Neart na Gaoithe offshore windfarm

IPPToday #21: Green light for the £2 billion Neart na Gaoithe offshore windfarm

🕔Jul 21, 2017

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.

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EDF acquires 600 MW of Scottish wind projects

EDF acquires 600 MW of Scottish wind projects

🕔Jul 21, 2017

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.

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