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Energy Finance & Investment News in UK (United Kingdom)

Terra Firma exits Infinis

Terra Firma exits Infinis

🕔May 24, 2017

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.

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Vortex platform completes acquisition of TerraForm’s 365 MW UK solar portfolio

Vortex platform completes acquisition of TerraForm’s 365 MW UK solar portfolio

🕔May 23, 2017

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.

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Enel buys 25 MW UK battery project from Element Power

Enel buys 25 MW UK battery project from Element Power

🕔May 19, 2017

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.

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Dong Energy inaugurates Burbo Bank Extension

Dong Energy inaugurates Burbo Bank Extension

🕔May 18, 2017

DONG Energy has announced that Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm has been inaugurated in Liverpool (UK).

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Belltown Power closes £47 MM wind refinancing

Belltown Power closes £47 MM wind refinancing

🕔May 18, 2017

Belltown Power has announced that it has concluded the refinancing of Tirgwynt wind farm with senior debt provided by Barclays.

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Octopus closes a £300 million renewable energy fund

Octopus closes a £300 million renewable energy fund

🕔May 17, 2017

Octopus Investments Limited, the specialist alternatives manager has announced the successful close of the energy fund​ Renewable Energy Income Partnership at c.£300 million.

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Tenaga Nasional Berhad and EFG Hermes complete acquisition of 365 MW UK solar portfolio

Tenaga Nasional Berhad and EFG Hermes complete acquisition of 365 MW UK solar portfolio

🕔May 15, 2017

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.

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First State raises €700m for First State European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II

First State raises €700m for First State European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II

🕔May 9, 2017

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.

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Wave Energy Scotland awards £2.84 million to four marine energy projects

Wave Energy Scotland awards £2.84 million to four marine energy projects

🕔May 4, 2017

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.

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NTR refinances wind park in the UK

NTR refinances wind park in the UK

🕔May 4, 2017

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.

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SNC-Lavalin closes WS Atkins acquisition fundraising

SNC-Lavalin closes WS Atkins acquisition fundraising

🕔May 2, 2017

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.has announced the closing of CAD880 million (US$647 million) public offering of subscription receipts and US$400 million (US$294 million) private placement of subscription receipts that will be used to finance the anticipated adquisiton of WS Atkins plc.

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Octopus completes UK solar portfolio refinancing

Octopus completes UK solar portfolio refinancing

🕔Apr 27, 2017

Octopus Energy Investments, an owners of solar assets in the UK, has secured £484 million (US$621 million) refinancing of debt attached to dozens of solar projects across England and Wales.

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Macquarie acquires Green Investment Bank for £2.3bn

Macquarie acquires Green Investment Bank for £2.3bn

🕔Apr 26, 2017

A Macquarie-led consortium, comprising Macquarie Group Limited, Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), has agreed to acquire the UK Green Investment Bank plc (Green Investment Bank) from the UK govenment for £2.4 billion (US$3.1 billion)

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BT Group sings PPA for Stroupster wind farm

BT Group sings PPA for Stroupster wind farm

🕔Apr 24, 2017

BT Group Plc, UK communications services company, has signed a £185 million (US$237 million) deal to buy power from the 30 MW Stroupster wind farm in Scotland to further support the provision of new renewable energy in the UK.

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JDR and Tata Steel win contracts for 714-MW East Anglia One project

JDR and Tata Steel win contracts for 714-MW East Anglia One project

🕔Apr 19, 2017

JDR, a supplier of subsea power cables to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a contract to supply intra-array cables for the 714-MW East Anglia One project.Tata Steel’s Hartlepool SAW Mill has secured an order to supply 4,400 tons of Structural Pipe for the turbine foundations.

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Ancala Partners raises £51 million debt facility for Green Highland Hydro

Ancala Partners raises £51 million debt facility for Green Highland Hydro

🕔Apr 7, 2017

Ancala Partners LLP, an independent mid-market infrastructure investment manager, has announced that it has raised £51 million (US$63.6 million) of debt facilities for Green Highland Hydro (GHH), the asset ownership vehicle for hydroelectric power assets developed by Green Highland Renewables (GHR).

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Financial close for Cory energy-from-waste refinancing

Financial close for Cory energy-from-waste refinancing

🕔Apr 4, 2017

Cory Riverside Energy, one of the UK’s resource management, recycling, and energy recovery companies, has announced the completion of a £520 million (US$652 million) debt-refinancing package for its Riverside Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in Belvedere, East London.

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TRIG to acquire £100M wind and storage power projects in Scotland

TRIG to acquire £100M wind and storage power projects in Scotland

🕔Apr 4, 2017

TRIG, The Renewables Infrastructure Group Ltd, is considering the potential acquisition of a battery storage project and a Welsh wind farm in Scotland for a total amount of £100 million (US$125 million)

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Statkraft sells stakes in Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind parks

Statkraft sells stakes in Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind parks

🕔Mar 27, 2017

Statkraft has announced the sale of its minority stakes in the 402 MW Dudgeon and the 317 MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind parks in UK waters.

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BlackRock acquires two construction ready wind projects in the UK

BlackRock acquires two construction ready wind projects in the UK

🕔Mar 22, 2017

A fund managed by BlackRock Real Assets has completed the acquisition of a 100% interest in two construction ready wind projects in the UK from REG Power Management, an experienced UK renewable energy developer.

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