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BT Group sings PPA for Stroupster wind farm

BT Group sings PPA for Stroupster wind farm

🕔Apr 24, 2017

BT Group Plc, UK communications services company, has signed a £185 million (US$237 million) deal to buy power from the 30 MW Stroupster wind farm in Scotland to further support the provision of new renewable energy in the UK.

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Germany launches 200 MW solar auction

Germany launches 200 MW solar auction

🕔Apr 24, 2017

Germany's Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagetur) is launching a new 200 MW solar tender with a bid submission deadline of June 1.

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JDR and Tata Steel win contracts for 714-MW East Anglia One project

JDR and Tata Steel win contracts for 714-MW East Anglia One project

🕔Apr 19, 2017

JDR, a supplier of subsea power cables to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a contract to supply intra-array cables for the 714-MW East Anglia One project.Tata Steel’s Hartlepool SAW Mill has secured an order to supply 4,400 tons of Structural Pipe for the turbine foundations.

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EnBW wins 900-MW offshore wind farm in Germany

EnBW wins 900-MW offshore wind farm in Germany

🕔Apr 18, 2017

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has been successful against a field of renowned bidders in the first offshore auction in Germany with the acceptance of its bid for the 900-MW He Dreiht wind farm.

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Greenko raises US$155 million in Equity funding

Greenko raises US$155 million in Equity funding

🕔Apr 11, 2017

Greenko Energy Holdings (Greenko), an Indian renewable energy company, has announced the signing of definitive agreements for a primary equity raising of US$155 million from an affiliate of GIC and an entity that is ultimately wholly-owned by the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).

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14 winners for France’s Biomass power tender

14 winners for France’s Biomass power tender

🕔Apr 11, 2017

Ségolène Royal, France's Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, launched in February 2016 a first call for tender for the biomass/biogas sectors over a period of three years in order to give legibility to the industrialists resulting this into the designation of 14 winning projects.

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Engie takes control of a subsidiary

Engie takes control of a subsidiary

🕔Apr 10, 2017

ENGIE and SOPER, respectively 59% and 41% shareholders of La Compagnie du Vent, have announced the signing of a share sales agreement by which, once the usual conditions precedent are met, La Compagnie du Vent will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of ENGIE.

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Ancala Partners raises £51 million debt facility for Green Highland Hydro

Ancala Partners raises £51 million debt facility for Green Highland Hydro

🕔Apr 7, 2017

Ancala Partners LLP, an independent mid-market infrastructure investment manager, has announced that it has raised £51 million (US$63.6 million) of debt facilities for Green Highland Hydro (GHH), the asset ownership vehicle for hydroelectric power assets developed by Green Highland Renewables (GHR).

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Gipuzkoa signs Zubieta waste to energy PPP

Gipuzkoa signs Zubieta waste to energy PPP

🕔Apr 6, 2017

The government of Guipuzkoa, Basque country (Spain) and Urbaser-Meridiam consortium have signed the Zubieta waste-to-energy plant PPP.

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SUSI Energy Storage Fund reaches first closing

SUSI Energy Storage Fund reaches first closing

🕔Apr 5, 2017

The SUSI Energy Storage Fund (SESF) has reached a first closing of €66 million (US$70 million).

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Financial close for Cory energy-from-waste refinancing

Financial close for Cory energy-from-waste refinancing

🕔Apr 4, 2017

Cory Riverside Energy, one of the UK’s resource management, recycling, and energy recovery companies, has announced the completion of a £520 million (US$652 million) debt-refinancing package for its Riverside Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in Belvedere, East London.

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TRIG to acquire £100M wind and storage power projects in Scotland

TRIG to acquire £100M wind and storage power projects in Scotland

🕔Apr 4, 2017

TRIG, The Renewables Infrastructure Group Ltd, is considering the potential acquisition of a battery storage project and a Welsh wind farm in Scotland for a total amount of £100 million (US$125 million)

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Luxcara reaches close on Norwegian wind

Luxcara reaches close on Norwegian wind

🕔Apr 3, 2017

LUXCARA, an asset manager for renewable energy investments in Europe, has reached Financial Close for the Egersund wind farm.

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Scatec Solar completes NOK 380M private placement

Scatec Solar completes NOK 380M private placement

🕔Mar 28, 2017

Scatec Solar ASA has raised approximately NOK380 million (US$45 million) in gross proceeds through a private placement consisting of 9,380,000 new shares at a price of NOK40.50 (US$4.79) per share

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Financial close for 102 MW Windpark Krammer

Financial close for 102 MW Windpark Krammer

🕔Mar 28, 2017

Windpark Krammer, a 102 MW wind power generation facility located in the Netherlands, has successfully reached financial close.

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Conquest Advisory raises €115M for its new renewable fund

Conquest Advisory raises €115M for its new renewable fund

🕔Mar 28, 2017

Conquest has completed an initial close for its renewable power fund (Conquest Renewable Yield Europe), with €115 million (US$124 million) as a result from solicitations and commitments from European institutional investors, including insurance companies, pension funds, banks, and global energy corporates. 

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Statkraft sells stakes in Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind parks

Statkraft sells stakes in Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind parks

🕔Mar 27, 2017

Statkraft has announced the sale of its minority stakes in the 402 MW Dudgeon and the 317 MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind parks in UK waters.

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EIB mulls providing financing for biomass and waste gasification project in Thouars

EIB mulls providing financing for biomass and waste gasification project in Thouars

🕔Mar 27, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is assessing a loan of €20 million (US$21.6 million) to support a biomass and waste gasification project in France.

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EIB and Eiffel Investment Group launch new renewable fund

EIB and Eiffel Investment Group launch new renewable fund

🕔Mar 27, 2017

Eiffel Investment Group and European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced the launch of the Eiffel Energy Transition fund with the support of a number of leading institutional investors.

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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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