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Norwegian consortium to develop 900 MW portfolio

Norwegian consortium to develop 900 MW portfolio

🕔Mar 24, 2017

St1 Nordic Oy’s Norwegian subsidiary, St1 Norge AS, has signed a contract with a consortium consisting of Vindkraft Nord AS and Ny Energi AS to establish a company aiming to develop two wind park projects in northern Norway.

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Kalyon Enerji wins Turkey's 1-GW solar tender

Kalyon Enerji wins Turkey's 1-GW solar tender

🕔Mar 22, 2017

A joint venture formed by Kalyon Enerji and Hanwha Q CELLS won the tender to build a 1 GW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in the Karapınar region in Turkey on March 20th,2017.

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NTR raises €50m project financing from Nord/LB for two Irish wind projects

NTR raises €50m project financing from Nord/LB for two Irish wind projects

🕔Mar 22, 2017

NTR has announced that it has successfully closed two project debt facilities back-to-back in a matter of weeks with Nord/LB totalling €50 million (US$54 million) 

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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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DIF completes refinancing of French solar portfolio

DIF completes refinancing of French solar portfolio

🕔Mar 21, 2017

DIF and its co-shareholders Caisse des Dépôts and Solairedirect complete refinancing of a 34 MWp ground-mounted solar PV portfolio.

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World's first offshore wind park is retiring

World's first offshore wind park is retiring

🕔Mar 20, 2017

Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, consisting of 11 offshore wind turbines, was connected to the grid in 1991. After more than 25 years of service, DONG Energy, owner and operator of the wind farm, has now decided to decommission the farm.

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GE enters into a MOU with local partners to develop Turkey's biggest wind park

GE enters into a MOU with local partners to develop Turkey's biggest wind park

🕔Mar 20, 2017

General Electric (GE), Borusan EnBW Enerji, Fina Enerji and Özgül Holding signed Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the installation, operation and financing of a joint wind farm as part of the YEKA, the largest wind project in renewable energy in Turkey.

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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners initiates fundraising process for third fund

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners initiates fundraising process for third fund

🕔Mar 20, 2017

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has initiated the fundraising process for its new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III, which will now be open for investor subscription.

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Friesland province to invest in 320 MW Friesland offshore wind project

Friesland province to invest in 320 MW Friesland offshore wind project

🕔Mar 17, 2017

The Provincial Executive of the northwestern Dutch province of Friesland and the developers of the 320 MW Friesland offshore wind park in the Netherlands have reached an in-principle agreement on an investment in the project.

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Cerberus achieves €130M refinancing of four Spanish wind farms

Cerberus achieves €130M refinancing of four Spanish wind farms

🕔Mar 16, 2017

Cerberus Capital Management, through its Spanish affiliate Renovalia Energy Group, S.L, has successfully achieved €130 million (US$138.2 million) refinancing of a portfolio comprising four Spanish wind parks.

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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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Sofinnova Industrial Biotech I raises €106m

Sofinnova Industrial Biotech I raises €106m

🕔Mar 15, 2017

Sofinnova Partners, a Paris, France-based venture capital firm specialized in life sciences, held the first closing of its latest fund, Sofinnova Industrial Biotech I (Sofinnova IB I), at €106 million (US$112,7 million).

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Refinancing of Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm announced

Refinancing of Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm announced

🕔Mar 14, 2017

Joint owners wpd, Marguerite Fund, Siemens Financial Services, Industriens Pension, Pensionskassernes Administration (PKA), Caisse des Dépôts, ewz (Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich) have announced the successful conclusion of the refinancing for the Butendiek offshore wind farm.

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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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ENGIE and EDPR bidding in the third offshore wind call for tenders in Dunkirk, France

ENGIE and EDPR bidding in the third offshore wind call for tenders in Dunkirk, France

🕔Mar 13, 2017

ENGIE and EDPR have confirmed their ambitions in offshore wind to establish a wind farm offering capacity of 250 to 750 MW, off the coast of Dunkirk, in France.

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Canadian Solar Raises US$20 million from CPDFund

Canadian Solar Raises US$20 million from CPDFund

🕔Mar 10, 2017

Canadian Solar Inc. has announced that it has received US$20 million unsecured funding from the China and Portuguese-speaking Countries Cooperation and Development Fund (CPDFund) to support the development of eligible projects in Brazil, including the 191 MWp Pirapora I Project in the state of Minas Gerais.

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ERG acquires six wind farms in Germany

ERG acquires six wind farms in Germany

🕔Mar 9, 2017

ERG, through its subsidiary ERG Power Generation S.p.A., has acquired from DIF RE Erneuerbare Energien 1 GmbH and DIF RE Erneuerbare Energien 3 GmbH, a 100% equity interest in six wind farms in Germany.

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OX2 and Aquila Capital sign agreement for wind farm in Finland

OX2 and Aquila Capital sign agreement for wind farm in Finland

🕔Mar 9, 2017

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