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Marubeni and Jinko achieve financial close on the Sweihan solar project

Marubeni and Jinko achieve financial close on the Sweihan solar project

🕔May 25, 2017

JinkoSolar Holding Co and Marubeni have reached the financial closure for their 1777-MW Sweihan Solar PV Independent Power Project located in Abu Dhabi.

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ORIX to acquire 22% ownership stake in Ormat

ORIX to acquire 22% ownership stake in Ormat

🕔May 24, 2017

Ormat Technologies and ORIX Corporation has announced that ORIX will acquire an approximately US$627 million ownership stake in Ormat from FIMI ENRG Limited Partnership, FIMI ENRG, L.P., Bronicki Investments, Ltd., and senior members of management, representing in the aggregate an approximately 22.1% ownership position in Ormat.

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Atlantis signs partnership with Hyundai on ocean power projects

Atlantis signs partnership with Hyundai on ocean power projects

🕔May 22, 2017

Atlantis, a global developer of renewable energy projects, has signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with South Korean offshore construction company Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. regarding collaborating on the development of ocean power renewable projects globally. 

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Vietnamese province green-lights 30 MW solar plant

Vietnamese province green-lights 30 MW solar plant

🕔May 22, 2017

Vietnam's north-central province of Thanh Hoa is set to build a new 30 MW solar energy plant financed entirely by domestic sources with total investment of VND800 billion (US$35 million).

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Posco Energy to invest in 1,200MW thermal power plant in Vietnam

Posco Energy to invest in 1,200MW thermal power plant in Vietnam

🕔May 19, 2017

POSCO Energy Co. has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreement on with Nghe An provincial government to develop the Quynh Lap II thermal power plant project in Vietnam.

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ADB issues green bond to support renewable energy in India

ADB issues green bond to support renewable energy in India

🕔May 18, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised INR3 billion (US$47 million), from a new issue of offshore Indian Rupee-linked bonds to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects in India.

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IFC supports largest wind power plant in Pakistan

IFC supports largest wind power plant in Pakistan

🕔May 17, 2017

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing US$66 million, and mobilizing a further US$172 million, in a landmark transaction to help build Pakistan’s largest wind power farm, to address severe energy shortages and boost the development of renewable energy. 
 

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Solarpack raises US$104 million in financing for projects in Chile and India

Solarpack raises US$104 million in financing for projects in Chile and India

🕔May 17, 2017

Solarpack has raised a total of USD$104 million for nine PV plants in Chile and India.

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CIP acquires 1.5GW wind farms in Taiwan

CIP acquires 1.5GW wind farms in Taiwan

🕔May 16, 2017

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) through the funds Copenhagen Infrastructure II K/S (CI II) and Copenhagen Infrastructure III K/S (CI III) has acquired 3 offshore wind sites under development in Taiwan.

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IFC to finance Excelerate Energy Ltd to build Bangladesh’s first LNG import terminal

IFC to finance Excelerate Energy Ltd to build Bangladesh’s first LNG import terminal

🕔May 10, 2017

The private finance arm of World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), has agreed to extend finance to build Bangladesh’s first LNG import terminal to Excelerate Energy Ltd.

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Sunseap's PV project in Cambodia gets ADB financing

Sunseap's PV project in Cambodia gets ADB financing

🕔May 9, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has backed Singapore’s Sunseap Group’s project to build Cambodia’s first large-scale solar power project under a long-term agreement with Electricité Du Cambodge (EDC).

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Tidal Bridge BV awarded tidal project in Indonesia

Tidal Bridge BV awarded tidal project in Indonesia

🕔May 5, 2017

Tidal Bridge BV, a joint venture of Strukton International and DEC, has been awarded the Palmerah Tidal Bridge project in Indonesia. 

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Macquarie Group to buy 330 MW of solar power plants in India

Macquarie Group to buy 330 MW of solar power plants in India

🕔May 3, 2017

Hindustan Powerprojects Pvt Ltd has come to an agreement to sell 330 MW of its solar power plants in India to Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund.

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Jordan launches RFEOI for waste-to-energy plant

Jordan launches RFEOI for waste-to-energy plant

🕔May 2, 2017

The government of Jordan has launched a request for expression of interest (RFEOI) to develop a waste-to-energy (WtE) plant in the vicinity of the Al Ekaider landfill.

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ACWA Power and APICORP announce a transaction concerning a minority stake in Shuqaiq IWPP

ACWA Power and APICORP announce a transaction concerning a minority stake in Shuqaiq IWPP

🕔Apr 28, 2017

ACWA Power, a developer, owner and operator of independent power generation & water desalination plants, and Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), a multilateral development bank established in 1975 by the 10 member states of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC), announced the signing of a sale and purchase agreement in respect of an 8% effective stake in Shuqaiq Independent Water & Power Project (Shuqaiq IWPP) in Saudi Arabia.

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Jordan invites EOIs for waste-to-energy project

Jordan invites EOIs for waste-to-energy project

🕔Apr 27, 2017

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan (MEMR) has issued a Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI) seeking interested developers to carry out a waste-to-energy project in Irbid Governorate on build, own, operate and transfer basis.

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Project Financing signed for Japanese power plant

Project Financing signed for Japanese power plant

🕔Apr 26, 2017

Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (JAPEX) has announced that Fukushima Gas Power Co., Ltd. (FGP) has signed a contract for a US$1.27-billion syndicated loan with Development Bank of Japan Inc. as the lead arranger on the 1,180 MW Natural Gas-fired Power Generation Project at Soma Port in Shinchi Town, Fukushima Prefecture.

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KKR's X-Elio closes financing for 66 MW solar in Japan

KKR's X-Elio closes financing for 66 MW solar in Japan

🕔Apr 26, 2017

X-Elio, a spanish solar developer and operator owned by KKR & Co LP, has achieved financial close for two projects with a combined capacity of 66 MW in Miyagi, Japan.

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PPAs signed for 750-MW Rewa solar project in India

PPAs signed for 750-MW Rewa solar project in India

🕔Apr 21, 2017

India’s State Government of Madhya Pradesh signed project agreements with solar power companies making Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park a reality and helping India get closer to its 100 GW solar energy goal by 2022.

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Winners announced for India’s first wind tender

Winners announced for India’s first wind tender

🕔Apr 20, 2017

Solar Energy Corp of India Ltd (SECI) has officially announced the winners of India's first wind tender involving 1-GW of capacity's auction.

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