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German grid operators plan 100 MW electrolyser to convert renewable power to biogas

German grid operators plan 100 MW electrolyser to convert renewable power to biogas

🕔Feb 13, 2019

Amprion and Open Grid Europe (OGE) have presented plans to develop a power-to-gas plant with around 100 MW installed capacity including hydrogen infrastructure.

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IPPToday #352: CO2 capture starts at 4 GW power station in the UK

IPPToday #352: CO2 capture starts at 4 GW power station in the UK

🕔Feb 12, 2019

Drax Group has announced that the bioenergy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) pilot project at Drax Power Station in north-east England has started capturing carbon dioxide.

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NextEnergy Solar Fund partners with Zestec for commercial rooftop solar rollout

NextEnergy Solar Fund partners with Zestec for commercial rooftop solar rollout

🕔Feb 12, 2019

NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Zestec Asset Management Limited for the future acquisition of operating solar plants to be installed on commercial properties.

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EIB approves EUR25 million for German solar-storage provider

EIB approves EUR25 million for German solar-storage provider

🕔Feb 12, 2019

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved EUR25 million (US$28.5 million) financing for Sonnen GmbH,  a German producer of high-tech battery storage systems for private households and small businesses for use in combination with a solar photovoltaic installations.

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Eclipse Power secures long-term funding from Octopus Investments

Eclipse Power secures long-term funding from Octopus Investments

🕔Feb 12, 2019

Eclipse Power has announced the completion of a long-term funding deal with Octopus Investments, which will allow the company to expand its operations and provide further investment into the UK’s electricity grid infrastructure.

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Marine energy developer Minesto raises US$5 million from warrants program

Marine energy developer Minesto raises US$5 million from warrants program

🕔Feb 12, 2019

Marine energy developer Minesto has concluded its warrants program of series TO 2. In total, 98% of outstanding warrants were exercised, which means that Minesto will add approximately SEK44.4 million (US$4.92 million) in proceeds before issue costs to the commercialisation activities of the company’s unique subsea kite technology.

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Hitachi restructures wind turbine business to strengthen collaboration with Enercon

Hitachi restructures wind turbine business to strengthen collaboration with Enercon

🕔Feb 11, 2019

Hitachi, Ltd. has announced plans to strengthen its alliance with ENERCON GmbH as part of a restructure of its wind turbine business.

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Audax Renovables signs PPA for 700 MW solar projects in Spain and Portugal

Audax Renovables signs PPA for 700 MW solar projects in Spain and Portugal

🕔Feb 11, 2019

Audax Renovables S.A. has announced that it has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with WElink Investment Holdings for photovoltaic solar installations developed by WElink Group in Spain and Portugal, with a total installed capacity of up to 708 MW.

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IPPToday #349: Centrica to trade and balance power produced by 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm

IPPToday #349: Centrica to trade and balance power produced by 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm

🕔Feb 6, 2019

Centrica plc has announced that it has entered into a long-term contract to trade and balance 76.7% of the electricity generated from the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm.

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RGREEN INVEST closes bridge financing fund for renewable energy projects

RGREEN INVEST closes bridge financing fund for renewable energy projects

🕔Feb 6, 2019

RGREEN INVEST has announced that it has successfully closed the fundraising of its Nouvelles Energies fund at EUR124 million (US$141.2 million), exceeding its fundraising target of EUR100 million (US$113.9 million) in six months.

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BayWa r.e. to manage 60 MW solar projects for Octopus Investments

BayWa r.e. to manage 60 MW solar projects for Octopus Investments

🕔Jan 30, 2019

BayWa r.e. has announced that it has secured a contract for the operations and maintenance (O&M) of thirteen UK solar farms on behalf of Octopus Investments.

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innogy to acquire 50 MW solar projects in Germany from Primus Group

innogy to acquire 50 MW solar projects in Germany from Primus Group

🕔Jan 30, 2019

innogy SE has announced that it has signed an agreement with Primus Group to acquire a solar portfolio with a total capacity of over 50 MWp. The portfolio consists of six solar parks in different stages of development in Thuringia, central Germany, and Bavaria, southern Germany.

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IPPToday #346: US$4.4 billion financial close for Trans-Adriatic Pipeline

IPPToday #346: US$4.4 billion financial close for Trans-Adriatic Pipeline

🕔Jan 30, 2019

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) successfully completed financial close in December 2018, securing EUR3.9 billion (US$4.44 billion) - the largest project finance agreed for a European infrastructure project in 2018.

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IPPToday #345: NBT and Total Eren raise US$175 million for largest renewable energy project in Ukraine

IPPToday #345: NBT and Total Eren raise US$175 million for largest renewable energy project in Ukraine

🕔Jan 29, 2019

NBT AS and Total Eren SA have signed definitive financing agreements for the first phase of a 250 MW wind project located in the Kherson region of Ukraine, signifying the first internationally financed large-scale wind farm in Ukraine.

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innogy and Nordex partner to develop 1.7 GW wind projects

innogy and Nordex partner to develop 1.7 GW wind projects

🕔Jan 28, 2019

innogy and the Nordex Group have jointly announced plans to develop 1.7 GW wind projects between 2019 and 2022.

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IPPToday #343: Consortia form to bid for 500 MW offshore wind project in France

IPPToday #343: Consortia form to bid for 500 MW offshore wind project in France

🕔Jan 24, 2019

Eneco, Boralex, Van Oord and Diamond Generating Europe Limited (DGE), a fully owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, have announced that they are joining forces to submit a bid to develop a 500 MW offshore wind farm off the coast of Dunkirk, north-west France.

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IPPToday #342: ESB and Parkwind partner to develop 830 MW offshore wind capacity in Ireland

IPPToday #342: ESB and Parkwind partner to develop 830 MW offshore wind capacity in Ireland

🕔Jan 23, 2019

Parkwind and ESB have announced that they are partnering to develop new offshore wind farms in the Republic of Ireland.

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Enel places EUR1 billion green bond

Enel places EUR1 billion green bond

🕔Jan 21, 2019

Enel Finance International N.V. (EFI), an Enel Group finance company controlled by Enel S.p.A., has successfully placed its third green bond on the European market, reserved for institutional investors and backed by a guarantee issued by Enel.

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IPPToday #339: NTR acquires 200 MW wind portfolio in Sweden and Finland

IPPToday #339: NTR acquires 200 MW wind portfolio in Sweden and Finland

🕔Jan 18, 2019

NTR has announced that its Renewable Energy Income Fund II has acquired a portfolio of just over 200 MW of operational and pre-construction onshore wind projects in Sweden and Finland.

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Grid connection agreement signed for 700 MW offshore wind project in the Netherlands

Grid connection agreement signed for 700 MW offshore wind project in the Netherlands

🕔Jan 18, 2019

Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms.

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