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IPPToday #61: Shanghai Electric, ACWA win US$3.9 billion CSP tender in Dubai

IPPToday #61: Shanghai Electric, ACWA win US$3.9 billion CSP tender in Dubai

🕔Sep 20, 2017

An ACWA Power, Shanghai Electric consortium has been awarded the fourth phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site CSP plant in the world.

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IPPToday #54: Cell maker Motech plans 400 MW Solar PV power plants in southern Taiwan

IPPToday #54: Cell maker Motech plans 400 MW Solar PV power plants in southern Taiwan

🕔Sep 11, 2017

Taiwan-based PV cell and module manufacturer Motech Industries plans to set up 400MW of solar power stations​ in Pingtung County in southern Taiwan. The projects are scheduled to be deployed in coastal areas in the next three years.

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IFC to provide debt for Actis-owned Solenergi’s solar project

IFC to provide debt for Actis-owned Solenergi’s solar project

🕔Sep 11, 2017

The International Finance Corporation IFC is mullling to provide a US$150-million financing package for the development of a 250 MW solar power plant in Madhya Pradesh.

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IPPToday #52: Equis wins Taiwan’s Largest Solar Project

IPPToday #52: Equis wins Taiwan’s Largest Solar Project

🕔Sep 6, 2017

Equis Energy, Asia‐Pacific renewable energy IPP, has been awarded a contract by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Bureau of Energy (BOE) to develop a 70.2 MW solar project in Chiayi County’s Yizhu Township.

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MPC Capital secures financial closure for windpark in Mongolia

MPC Capital secures financial closure for windpark in Mongolia

🕔Sep 6, 2017

MPC Renewable Energies, a subsidiary of international investment manager MPC Capital AG, along with the project developer Ferrostaal, the Danish Climate Investment Fund (DCIF) and other project partners, has achieved financial closing for the Sainshand 55 MW onshore windpark in Mongolia, for US$120 million.

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Sembcorp takes full control of Indian renewable business

Sembcorp takes full control of Indian renewable business

🕔Sep 5, 2017

Sembcorp Utilities has entered into an agreement to acquire IDFC Private Equity Fund III (IDFC)’s remaining stake in Sembcorp Green Infra (SGI), for INR14 billion (US$218 million). With this, Sembcorp will become the sole owner of SGI. 

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IFC and IDB mulling financing KOSPO’s Jordan wind

IFC and IDB mulling financing KOSPO’s Jordan wind

🕔Sep 4, 2017

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Islamic Development Bank (IDB) are mulling financing Korean Southern Power Company’s (KOSPO) and Daelim Energy’s 51.75MW wind project in Jordan.

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China green-lights the creation of the worl's largest power company

China green-lights the creation of the worl's largest power company

🕔Sep 1, 2017

The Chinese government has approved the creation of the world’s largest power company. China has given green light to the merger of electricity producer China Guodian and coal company Shenhua Group.

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IPPToday #48: Saudi Arabia qualifies 25 companies for 400MW Dumat Al Jandal wind RFP

IPPToday #48: Saudi Arabia qualifies 25 companies for 400MW Dumat Al Jandal wind RFP

🕔Aug 31, 2017

The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources has released the Request for Proposals (RFP) for its first utility-scale wind power project within the National Renewable Energy Program (NREP).

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ReneSola secures funding for 30MW of Distributed Generation Projects in China

ReneSola secures funding for 30MW of Distributed Generation Projects in China

🕔Aug 30, 2017

China-based solar project developer ReneSola Ltd has announced it has secured an RMB120 million (US$18 million) financing facility from China Kangfu International Leasing Co., Ltd, an affiliate of State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC).

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Engie secures US$120 M financing for 55 MW Sainshand wind farm in Mongolia

Engie secures US$120 M financing for 55 MW Sainshand wind farm in Mongolia

🕔Aug 29, 2017

The 55-MW Sainshand wind farm in Mongolia, the third privately financed wind farm in the country, will receive a US$ 120 million project financing package from a group of international investors and financiers.

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IPPToday #45: Financial close for Sembcorp's 414 MW IPP power project in Bangladesh

IPPToday #45: Financial close for Sembcorp's 414 MW IPP power project in Bangladesh

🕔Aug 28, 2017

Sembcorp has announced it has reached financial close on the 414 MW Sirajganj greenfield gas-fired power project in Bangladesh.

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IBC Solar signs PPA over a 20MW solar plant in Odisha

IBC Solar signs PPA over a 20MW solar plant in Odisha

🕔Aug 25, 2017

IBC SOLAR AG has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 20 MW AC solar plant with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).

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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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Tenaga secures financial closure for its first large scale solar project

Tenaga secures financial closure for its first large scale solar project

🕔Aug 22, 2017

Malaysia-based utilityTenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has achieved the financial closure for its first large scale solar (LSS) project in Malaysia.

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IPPToday #40: Malaysia's 460 MW solar tender attracts 1.6 GW bids

IPPToday #40: Malaysia's 460 MW solar tender attracts 1.6 GW bids

🕔Aug 21, 2017

The Energy Commission of Malaysia (EC) has received over 1,640 MW of submissions in the second competitive bid process for large scale PV projects in the country.

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Lending trio to finance Acwa’s Risha PV

Lending trio to finance Acwa’s Risha PV

🕔Aug 21, 2017

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is mulling to provide a financing package of around US$27.6 million to finance the development and construction of a solar photovoltaic plant located in the Risha region, Jordan

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NTPC tenders 250 MW of solar under DCR Category

NTPC tenders 250 MW of solar under DCR Category

🕔Aug 18, 2017

India's National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has launched a tender seeking interested developers for a 250 -MW Grid-connected Solar PV Power plant under DCR Category. 

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Ceylon Electricity Board issues solar RFP

Ceylon Electricity Board issues solar RFP

🕔Aug 8, 2017

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), has issued a Request for Proposals (RfP) for the construction of  a 10-MW solar project in Batticaloa district.

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Sojitz-led Japanese group buys Irish wind projects

Sojitz-led Japanese group buys Irish wind projects

🕔Aug 8, 2017

Sojitz Corporation has announced it has concluded a stock purchase agreement through subsidiary ShaMrocK Wind Limited —a joint venture established in UK with Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Limited and several Kansai Electric Power subsidiaries—to acquire a 60% stake in Evalair Limited, through which Sojitz will take on operation of a wind power plant in Ireland.

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