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DONG Energy to divest its upstream oil and gas business

DONG Energy to divest its upstream oil and gas business

🕔May 25, 2017

DONG Energy has agreed to divest the entire share capital of DONG E&P A/S to INEOS for an unconditional payment of US$1,050 million on a cash and debt free basis, a contingent payment of US$150 million related to the Fredericia stabilisation plant and a contingent payment of up to US$100 million subject to the development of the Rosebank field.

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Luxcara expands its wind portfolio in Norway by 263 MW

Luxcara expands its wind portfolio in Norway by 263 MW

🕔May 25, 2017

LUXCARA, the German renewable energy asset manager, has acquired a sizeable portfolio of wind turbines in southern Norway. The wind farms are located in the Bjerkreim region and will provide a total capacity of 262.8 MW.

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Meridiam, Caisse des Dépôts invest in French floating wind farm

Meridiam, Caisse des Dépôts invest in French floating wind farm

🕔May 24, 2017

The Caisse des Dépôts and MERIDIAM have signed their investment in the project company "Groix & Belle-Île floating wind turbines", a major milestone for the development of the French wind farm project.

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Terra Firma exits Infinis

Terra Firma exits Infinis

🕔May 24, 2017

Terra Firma has announced the completion of the sale of the Infinis Group’s onshore wind assets to institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

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Germany's first onshore wind tender awards 807 MW

Germany's first onshore wind tender awards 807 MW

🕔May 24, 2017

The Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagetur) has announced that it has accepted a total of 70 successful bids for the development of onshore wind energy projects totalling 807 MW.

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Vortex platform completes acquisition of TerraForm’s 365 MW UK solar portfolio

Vortex platform completes acquisition of TerraForm’s 365 MW UK solar portfolio

🕔May 23, 2017

EFG Hermes has announced that Vortex, the European renewable energy platform managed by its private equity division, reached financial close today on its 100% acquisition of a 365 MW portfolio of 24 operational solar assets in the UK from TerraForm Power.

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Forestalia selects GE to provide 1,200 MW of wind power in Spanish 3GW auction

Forestalia selects GE to provide 1,200 MW of wind power in Spanish 3GW auction

🕔May 23, 2017

The Forestalia Group, through the Sociedad Aragonesa Transeuropea de Energías Renovables, has been awarded a contract by Spain’s Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda to develop a 1,200 MW wind farm in Aragón.

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Enel/Endesa awarded 540 MW of wind capacity in Spanish 3GW auction

Enel/Endesa awarded 540 MW of wind capacity in Spanish 3GW auction

🕔May 22, 2017

Enel, acting through its Spanish subsidiary Endesa’s renewable company Enel Green Power España (EGPE), has been awarded 540 MW of wind power capacity in Spain, following the tender for 3,000 MW of renewable energies.

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Enel buys 25 MW UK battery project from Element Power

Enel buys 25 MW UK battery project from Element Power

🕔May 19, 2017

Enel has purchased the Tynemouth stand-alone battery energy storage system (BESS) project located in Newcastle, in UK, by acquiring 100% of the shares in Tynemouth Energy Storage Limited from the European based energy developer and operator Element Power.

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Dong Energy inaugurates Burbo Bank Extension

Dong Energy inaugurates Burbo Bank Extension

🕔May 18, 2017

DONG Energy has announced that Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm has been inaugurated in Liverpool (UK).

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Belltown Power closes £47 MM wind refinancing

Belltown Power closes £47 MM wind refinancing

🕔May 18, 2017

Belltown Power has announced that it has concluded the refinancing of Tirgwynt wind farm with senior debt provided by Barclays.

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Octopus closes a £300 million renewable energy fund

Octopus closes a £300 million renewable energy fund

🕔May 17, 2017

Octopus Investments Limited, the specialist alternatives manager has announced the successful close of the energy fund​ Renewable Energy Income Partnership at c.£300 million.

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EnBW speeds up offshore wind project

EnBW speeds up offshore wind project

🕔May 16, 2017

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has given the green light for the 112 MW EnBW Albatros offshore wind farm and  has approved the final decisions taken regarding construction and investment.

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Trianel Borkum II offshore wind farm achieves the financial closure

Trianel Borkum II offshore wind farm achieves the financial closure

🕔May 15, 2017

The Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm project in the German North Sea has achieved financial close.

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PGE signs agreement to buy EDF Polish assets

PGE signs agreement to buy EDF Polish assets

🕔May 15, 2017

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA, a company controlled by the Polish State and the main electricity producer in Poland, is to acquire all of EDF Polska assets (cogeneration and electricity generation).

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Tenaga Nasional Berhad and EFG Hermes complete acquisition of 365 MW UK solar portfolio

Tenaga Nasional Berhad and EFG Hermes complete acquisition of 365 MW UK solar portfolio

🕔May 15, 2017

EFG Hermes and Malaysian and Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), have reached the closure on its 100% acquisition of a 365 MW portfolio of 24 operational solar assets in the United Kingdom from TerraForm Power.

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Tages Group raises €210 MM

Tages Group raises €210 MM

🕔May 12, 2017

Tages has announced the third closing of Tages Helios with an additional €55 million (US$60 million) committed to its property alternative investment fund, which focuses exclusively on the Italian photovoltaic sector.

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PLT Energia closes financing for Italian wind park

PLT Energia closes financing for Italian wind park

🕔May 10, 2017

PLT energia S.p.A., an Italian industrial holding company operating in the field of renewable energies market, announces that Simeri Crichi (CZ) wind farm, of 22,55 MW of installed capacity, is operative.

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European Energy sells 64 MW of wind farms in Denmark, Italy and Germany

European Energy sells 64 MW of wind farms in Denmark, Italy and Germany

🕔May 9, 2017

European Energy A/S has signed agreements for the sale of four wind farms in Denmark, Italy and Germany totalling around 64 MW of capacity.

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First State raises €700m for First State European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II

First State raises €700m for First State European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II

🕔May 9, 2017

First State Investments has announced its European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II completed its first fundraising series reaching its target of €700 million (US$767 million) from global institutional investors.

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