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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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Energia Renewables signs £90m senior debt package for 73MW wind portfolio in Northern Ireland.

Energia Renewables signs £90m senior debt package for 73MW wind portfolio in Northern Ireland.

🕔Mar 16, 2017

German outfit Nord LB and Bank of Ireland have provided a £90 million (US$109.8 million) senior debt package to complete five wind farms of Energia Renewables73MW portfolio of onshore wind in Northern Ireland.

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EIB to provides €10 million loan for MeyGen Phase 1B

EIB to provides €10 million loan for MeyGen Phase 1B

🕔Mar 15, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is considering to grant Atlantis Resources Ltd a €10 million (US$10.64 million) loan for the 6 MW MeyGen Phase 1B tidal stream project in Scotland.

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UK’s Ofgem opens tenders for links to Galloper and Walney Extension offshore wind farms

UK’s Ofgem opens tenders for links to Galloper and Walney Extension offshore wind farms

🕔Mar 15, 2017

Ofgem has invited companies to submit bids to own and run links to two offshore wind farms. The links will connect the Galloper wind farm off the east coast of England, and the Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.

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Actis hits US$2.75bn hardcap for fourth energy fund

Actis hits US$2.75bn hardcap for fourth energy fund

🕔Mar 14, 2017

Actis has announced that it has reached final closing on its fourth energy fund Actis Energy 4 (AE4) with commitments hitting a hardcap at US$2.75billion.

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Iona Capital backs the Northern Powerhouse with a portfolio of renewable energy investments

Iona Capital backs the Northern Powerhouse with a portfolio of renewable energy investments

🕔Mar 8, 2017

Iona Capital, through its North West Environmental Infrastructure Fund and through Iona Environmental Infrastructure Funds 1 and 2, has committed £130 million (US$158 million) of investment into new and existing environmental infrastructure projects in the UK’s Northern Powerhouse.  

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Six bidders shortlisted for Dudgeon, Rampion and Race Bank offshore wind links

Six bidders shortlisted for Dudgeon, Rampion and Race Bank offshore wind links

🕔Mar 6, 2017

Ofgem has announced shortlists of bidders competing to own and operate transmission links to the Dudgeon, Rampion and Race Bank wind farms off the coasts of Norfolk and Sussex (UK), totalling 1,375 MW. The following 6 bidders have been shortlisted.

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MIDIS provides 140 million CPI-linked long-term infrastructure debt for Banks Renewables

MIDIS provides 140 million CPI-linked long-term infrastructure debt for Banks Renewables

🕔Mar 6, 2017

Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions (MIDIS) has structured new long-term debt facilities for Durham-headquartered Banks Renewables, the renewable energy division of the Banks Group, delivering over £140 million (US$172 million) of infrastructure project financing debt on behalf of its investors.

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Triodos finances solar farm in Creswell

Triodos finances solar farm in Creswell

🕔Mar 2, 2017

Triodos Bank has provided over £3 million (US$3.7 million) in project finance to Danish Better Energy for a ground-mounted solar farm in Creswell, Derbyshire.

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BlackRock fund acquires 17 MW of solar farms in UK

BlackRock fund acquires 17 MW of solar farms in UK

🕔Feb 17, 2017

BlackRock has announced the acquisition of two operational solar projects in the UK from IB Vogt, a German PV solar developer.

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PiP acquires 30MW of solar farms

PiP acquires 30MW of solar farms

🕔Feb 16, 2017

Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP), a dedicated infrastructure investment manager, has announced that it has reached an agreement with Trina Solar to acquire six 5MW solar farms following the successful conclusion of each farm’s construction phase.

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NTR acquires third wind farm from RES

NTR acquires third wind farm from RES

🕔Feb 15, 2017

NTR has added a further 25 MW to its NTR Wind 1 Fund with the acquisition of Castlecraig wind farm in Northern Ireland, the third such acquisition of pre-construction wind assets by NTR from renewable energy developer RES.

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JP Morgan Asset Management acquires wind assets from Infinis

JP Morgan Asset Management acquires wind assets from Infinis

🕔Feb 14, 2017

Terra Firma has announced that the Infinis Group has entered into an agreement to sell the companies which together own the onshore wind assets of the Infinis Group, to institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

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SL Capital Partners closes $645 million SL Capital Infrastructure Fund I

SL Capital Partners closes $645 million SL Capital Infrastructure Fund I

🕔Feb 10, 2017

SL Capital Partners has announced the final close of its inaugural infrastructure fund, SL Capital Infrastructure Fund I.

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BayWa r.e sold three British solar farms to Allianz Global Investors

BayWa r.e sold three British solar farms to Allianz Global Investors

🕔Feb 9, 2017

Allianz Global Investors  has announced that the Allianz Renewable Energy Fund 2 has added three British solar parks to its portfolio. The three solar parks are located in Cambridgeshire, Worcestershire and Norfolk.

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Foresight Solar Fund acquires UK solar project

Foresight Solar Fund acquires UK solar project

🕔Feb 8, 2017

Foresight Solar Fund Limited has announced that it has completed its largest acquisition to date with the purchase of a 100% interest in a 50MW alternating current export capacity operational UK solar asset, representing 72 MW of installed peak capacity.

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£11.4m project financing for the Drumduff Wind Farm in Scotland

£11.4m project financing for the Drumduff Wind Farm in Scotland

🕔Jan 30, 2017

Green Breeze Energy Ltd, a joint venture between GreenPower (International) Ltd and Thrive Renewables plc has concluded financing arrangements for its Drumduff Wind Farm situated in West Lothian, central Scotland.

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Allianz GI launches second UK infra debt fund

Allianz GI launches second UK infra debt fund

🕔Jan 30, 2017

Allianz Global Investors,has announced the launch its second UK Infrastructure Debt Fund later this year.  The fund, aimed at institutional investors, will invest in long-term, investment grade, core UK infrastructure assets, including primary brownfield and greenfield transactions within the transport, energy and social infrastructure sectors.

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Northleaf closes second infra fund at hard cap

Northleaf closes second infra fund at hard cap

🕔Jan 27, 2017

Northleaf Capital Partners has announced that it has held the final closing for its second OECD-focused pooled infrastructure fund, Northleaf Infrastructure Capital Partners II (NICP II), at its US$950 million hard cap.

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