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Innogy partners with Birdseye to develop 440 MW solar projects in USA

Innogy partners with Birdseye to develop 440 MW solar projects in USA

🕔Jun 19, 2018

Innogy SE has signed a Joint Development Agreement with US solar developer Birdseye Renewable Energy, LLC (Birdseye) regarding 13 solar projects with a total capacity of approximately 440 MW, to be located in the south-east of the USA.

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Deepwater Wind wins offshore wind RFP in Connecticut

Deepwater Wind wins offshore wind RFP in Connecticut

🕔Jun 18, 2018

The results of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)'s Clean Energy Request for Proposals have been announced, with Deepwater Wind winning the contested offshore wind allocation.

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CIP partners with Magellan Wind to develop floating projects in the US

CIP partners with Magellan Wind to develop floating projects in the US

🕔Jun 14, 2018

Magellan Wind and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of Copenhagen Infrastructure III (CI III), have announced that they have entered into a partnership for the development of a portfolio of floating offshore wind projects off the California coast and other areas of the United States. 

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US$300 million wind farm in Texas reaches financial close

US$300 million wind farm in Texas reaches financial close

🕔Jun 8, 2018

Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC has announced the financing and full notice to proceed of the Rio Bravo wind project, located in Starr County, Texas. The project involves the construction of a 237.6 MW wind farm comprised of 66 Vestas 3.6 MW V136 wind turbines.

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Southern Power sells stake in solar portfolio for US$1.2 billion

Southern Power sells stake in solar portfolio for US$1.2 billion

🕔May 29, 2018

Southern Power, a wholesale energy provider in the USA and subsidiary of Southern Company, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell a 33% minority interest in its solar portfolio to Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited for a purchase price of US$1.175 billion.

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AMP Capital invests in Invenergy's thermal generation portfolio in North America

AMP Capital invests in Invenergy's thermal generation portfolio in North America

🕔May 25, 2018

AMP Capital has entered into a 50/50 partnership with Invenergy Clean Power LLC (ICP) to invest in Invenergy’s operating and development portfolio of natural gas-fired power generation facilities across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
 

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Bank of America issues US$2.25 billion green bond

Bank of America issues US$2.25 billion green bond

🕔May 24, 2018

Bank of America Corporation has announced the issuance of its fourth and largest green bond. For an aggregate principal amount of US$2.25 billion, the issue is driven by the company’s commitment to deploying capital to advance sustainable projects.

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IPPToday #218: Winners selected in US offshore wind RFP to install 1.2 GW

IPPToday #218: Winners selected in US offshore wind RFP to install 1.2 GW

🕔May 24, 2018

Authorities in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, states in the north-east of the USA, have selected winning developers following a Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind projects, allowing the development of offshore wind farms with a cumulative capacity of 1.2 GW to proceed.

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PBF Energy closes US$3.4 billion credit facility

PBF Energy closes US$3.4 billion credit facility

🕔May 22, 2018

PBF Holding Company LLC, a subsidiary of PBF Energy, has announced that it and certain of its subsidiaries' have entered into a new five-year revolving credit agreement.

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Innergex acquires 250 MW hydropower projects in Canada and Chile

Innergex acquires 250 MW hydropower projects in Canada and Chile

🕔May 21, 2018

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has announced that it has acquired Ledcor Power Group Ltd.’s 33.3% interest in Creek Power Inc., a company that indirectly owns the 7.5 MW Fitzsimmons Creek, 25.3 MW Boulder Creek and 81.4 MW Upper Lillooet River hydropower projects located in British Columbia, Canada, as well as a portfolio of prospective projects.

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CPPIB to acquire 49% stake in 1.8 GW renewable projects for US$1.4 billion

CPPIB to acquire 49% stake in 1.8 GW renewable projects for US$1.4 billion

🕔May 11, 2018

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has signed agreements with Enbridge Inc. to acquire 49% of Enbridge’s interests in select North American onshore renewable power assets, as well as 49% of Enbridge’s interests in two German offshore wind projects for approximately CAD1.75 billion (US$1.36 billion).

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IPPToday #209: Public commission approves largest single-site wind project in the USA

IPPToday #209: Public commission approves largest single-site wind project in the USA

🕔May 10, 2018

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) has announced that the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) has determined that the Wind Catcher Energy Connection project, the largest single-site wind project in the United States, is in the public interest, marking the project's first major approval by planning authorities. The estimated cost of the project is US$4.5 billion.

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700 MW renewables tender in Alberta progresses to RFQ stage

700 MW renewables tender in Alberta progresses to RFQ stage

🕔May 9, 2018

Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) has opened the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) stage of rounds 2 and 3 of its Renewable Energy Program (REP), which aims to install 5,000 MW of renewable energy in the state, located in western Canada, by 2030.

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Sammons closes financing for 163 MW Midway wind farm in Texas

Sammons closes financing for 163 MW Midway wind farm in Texas

🕔May 8, 2018

Sammons Renewable Energy (SRE) has announced the closing of the hedge, tax equity, and construction financing for Midway Wind, a 163 MW wind farm project in Texas. Commercial operations are scheduled to commence in December 2018.

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Invenergy achieves financial close of 160 MW wind project in Michigan

Invenergy achieves financial close of 160 MW wind project in Michigan

🕔May 7, 2018

Invenergy has announced that it has completed the construction and financing for its 161.3 MW Pine River Wind Energy Center located in Gratiot and Isabella counties, Michigan, USA.

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IDB to invest in 150 MW waste-to-energy project in Mexico

IDB to invest in 150 MW waste-to-energy project in Mexico

🕔May 4, 2018

The private investment arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), has approved a US$200 million loan for the construction of a greenfield waste-to-energy plant in Mexico City.

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Actis acquires 2.2 GW portfolio from InterGen

Actis acquires 2.2 GW portfolio from InterGen

🕔May 3, 2018

Actis has announced that it has acquired InterGen's portfolio of businesses in Mexico for a consolidated enterprise value of US$1.256 billion.

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IPPToday #202: New York seeks to procure renewable projects worth US$1.5 billion

IPPToday #202: New York seeks to procure renewable projects worth US$1.5 billion

🕔Apr 30, 2018

The Governor of New York, Andrew M. Cuomo, has announced the launch of the second tender for large-scale renewable energy projects in the state. The tender will procure Tier 1 Renewable Energy Certificates for up to 20 projects. It is expected to trigger up to US$1.5 billion in private investment and create more than 1,000 new well-paying jobs for New Yorkers.

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Grasshopper Solar secures US$210 million from Deutsche Bank

Grasshopper Solar secures US$210 million from Deutsche Bank

🕔Apr 26, 2018

Grasshopper Solar, Canada's largest fully-integrated solar energy company, has announced the successful completion of a CAD270 million (US$210.36 million) senior debt facility with Deutsche Bank.

 

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Atlas Renewable Energy enters Mexico with 100 MW solar acquisition

Atlas Renewable Energy enters Mexico with 100 MW solar acquisition

🕔Apr 25, 2018

Atlas Renewable Energy has announced that it has acquired the Guajiro solar project from SunPower Corp. The project involves the development of a solar photovoltaic power plant with a planned capacity of 101.4 MW (126.4 MWp) in the municipality of Nopala de Villagran, Hidalgo state, Mexico.

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