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AMP Capital invests in Invenergy's thermal generation portfolio in North America

AMP Capital invests in Invenergy's thermal generation portfolio in North America

🕔May 25, 2018

AMP Capital has entered into a 50/50 partnership with Invenergy Clean Power LLC (ICP) to invest in Invenergy’s operating and development portfolio of natural gas-fired power generation facilities across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
 

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Bank of America issues US$2.25 billion green bond

Bank of America issues US$2.25 billion green bond

🕔May 24, 2018

Bank of America Corporation has announced the issuance of its fourth and largest green bond. For an aggregate principal amount of US$2.25 billion, the issue is driven by the company’s commitment to deploying capital to advance sustainable projects.

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IPPToday #218: Winners selected in US offshore wind RFP to install 1.2 GW

IPPToday #218: Winners selected in US offshore wind RFP to install 1.2 GW

🕔May 24, 2018

Authorities in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, states in the north-east of the USA, have selected winning developers following a Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind projects, allowing the development of offshore wind farms with a cumulative capacity of 1.2 GW to proceed.

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PBF Energy closes US$3.4 billion credit facility

PBF Energy closes US$3.4 billion credit facility

🕔May 22, 2018

PBF Holding Company LLC, a subsidiary of PBF Energy, has announced that it and certain of its subsidiaries' have entered into a new five-year revolving credit agreement.

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CPPIB to acquire 49% stake in 1.8 GW renewable projects for US$1.4 billion

CPPIB to acquire 49% stake in 1.8 GW renewable projects for US$1.4 billion

🕔May 11, 2018

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has signed agreements with Enbridge Inc. to acquire 49% of Enbridge’s interests in select North American onshore renewable power assets, as well as 49% of Enbridge’s interests in two German offshore wind projects for approximately CAD1.75 billion (US$1.36 billion).

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IPPToday #209: Public commission approves largest single-site wind project in the USA

IPPToday #209: Public commission approves largest single-site wind project in the USA

🕔May 10, 2018

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) has announced that the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) has determined that the Wind Catcher Energy Connection project, the largest single-site wind project in the United States, is in the public interest, marking the project's first major approval by planning authorities. The estimated cost of the project is US$4.5 billion.

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Sammons closes financing for 163 MW Midway wind farm in Texas

Sammons closes financing for 163 MW Midway wind farm in Texas

🕔May 8, 2018

Sammons Renewable Energy (SRE) has announced the closing of the hedge, tax equity, and construction financing for Midway Wind, a 163 MW wind farm project in Texas. Commercial operations are scheduled to commence in December 2018.

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Invenergy achieves financial close of 160 MW wind project in Michigan

Invenergy achieves financial close of 160 MW wind project in Michigan

🕔May 7, 2018

Invenergy has announced that it has completed the construction and financing for its 161.3 MW Pine River Wind Energy Center located in Gratiot and Isabella counties, Michigan, USA.

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IPPToday #202: New York seeks to procure renewable projects worth US$1.5 billion

IPPToday #202: New York seeks to procure renewable projects worth US$1.5 billion

🕔Apr 30, 2018

The Governor of New York, Andrew M. Cuomo, has announced the launch of the second tender for large-scale renewable energy projects in the state. The tender will procure Tier 1 Renewable Energy Certificates for up to 20 projects. It is expected to trigger up to US$1.5 billion in private investment and create more than 1,000 new well-paying jobs for New Yorkers.

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Wells Fargo raises tax-equity for 250 MW US wind projects

Wells Fargo raises tax-equity for 250 MW US wind projects

🕔Apr 25, 2018

Wells Fargo has announced that its Renewable Energy and Environmental Finance unit has completed tax-equity funding transaction amounting to US$70 million for the Pacific Plains wind projects, which are located in Indiana, Nebraska and California, in the USA, and have a cumulative capacity of 256 MW.

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Alliant Energy to install 1 GW wind power in Iowa

Alliant Energy to install 1 GW wind power in Iowa

🕔Apr 20, 2018

The Iowa Utilities Board has approved Alliant Energy’s plan to install 1,000 MW of new wind energy in Iowa, a state in the Midwestern region of the USA, by 2020. The plan represents an investment of approximately US$1.8 billion. 

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EDPR secures PPA for 200 MW solar project in USA

EDPR secures PPA for 200 MW solar project in USA

🕔Apr 10, 2018

EDP Renewables (EDPR) has secured a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc., enabling the development of the 200 MW Riverstart Solar Park in Randolph County, Indiana, USA. 

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148 MW wind farm in Texas reaches financial close

148 MW wind farm in Texas reaches financial close

🕔Apr 4, 2018

Tri Global Energy has announced the closing of project financing and start of construction for the Blue Cloud Wind Energy Project, with co-developer Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) making an undisclosed equity investment in the project.

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Microsoft to purchase 315 MW solar power in Virginia

Microsoft to purchase 315 MW solar power in Virginia

🕔Apr 2, 2018

Microsoft Corp. has announced the purchase of 315 MW of energy from Pleinmont I and II, two new solar projects in the US state of Virginia, in the south-east region of the country. This represents the single largest corporate purchase of solar energy ever in the United States.

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Enel to sell power from 320 MW US wind farm to Facebook and Adobe

Enel to sell power from 320 MW US wind farm to Facebook and Adobe

🕔Mar 22, 2018

Enel, through its US renewable company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), has signed new power purchase agreements with Facebook and Adobe for the energy produced by the 320 MW Rattlesnake Creek wind farm in Nebraska.

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IPPToday #174: New York awards contracts for 1.38 GW renewable projects

IPPToday #174: New York awards contracts for 1.38 GW renewable projects

🕔Mar 14, 2018

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded contracts for 26 large-scale renewable energy projects to be located across the state, representing US$1.4 billion in investment, the single largest commitment to renewable energy by a state in U.S. history.

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Three RFPs issued for renewable projects in Hawaii

Three RFPs issued for renewable projects in Hawaii

🕔Mar 13, 2018

The Hawaiian Electric Companies, subsidiaries of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. have issued RFPs for new, grid-scale renewable energy projects for O'ahuMaui and Hawai'i Island. The companies are seeking the largest amount of variable renewable resources ever to be developed at one time in Hawai'i.

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IPPToday #171: Ardian announces new partnership to develop 3 GW renewable projects in US

IPPToday #171: Ardian announces new partnership to develop 3 GW renewable projects in US

🕔Mar 9, 2018

Ardian has announced a partnership with Transatlantic Power Holdings (TPH) to build a renewable platform based in the United States. Called Skyline Renewables, the platform will focus on acquiring operating and development projects in the onshore wind sector, with the aim of building a leading North American clean independent power platforms with a total installed capacity of 3 GW.

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Enel secures three PPAs for 300 MW wind farm in Kansas

Enel secures three PPAs for 300 MW wind farm in Kansas

🕔Mar 8, 2018

Enel has announced that it has secured three long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the 300 MW Diamond Vista wind farm, located in Marion and Dickinson Counties, in Kansas. The project is being developed by Enel's US renewable energy company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA). The company also announced that construction has commenced.

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Platinum Equity purchases 810 MW power plant from GenOn Energy

Platinum Equity purchases 810 MW power plant from GenOn Energy

🕔Mar 7, 2018

Platinum Equity has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire an 810 MW combined-cycle gas turbine generating power plant in Gettsyburg, Pennsylvania, USA from GenOn, a subsidiary of NRG Energy Inc.

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