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IPPToday #353: American Electric Power agrees to acquire 724 MW wind capacity from Sempra Energy

IPPToday #353: American Electric Power agrees to acquire 724 MW wind capacity from Sempra Energy

🕔Feb 13, 2019

Sempra Energy has announced that it has entered into an agreement to complete the sale of its U.S. renewables business by selling its remaining wind operating and development assets to American Electric Power (AEP) for US$551 million in cash, subject to closing adjustments and working capital.

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Clear Creek Midstream closes US$300 million equity commitment from EnCap Flatrock Midstream

Clear Creek Midstream closes US$300 million equity commitment from EnCap Flatrock Midstream

🕔Feb 12, 2019

Clear Creek Midstream, LLC has announced an initial venture capital commitment of US$300 million from EnCap Flatrock Midstream.

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Altius invests US$30 million to gain future royalties on Tri Global Energy's wind projects

Altius invests US$30 million to gain future royalties on Tri Global Energy's wind projects

🕔Feb 12, 2019

Altius Minerals Corporation has announced that its recently formed subsidiary, Altius Renewable Royalties Corp. (ARR), has entered into a transaction with Tri Global Energy, LLC (TGE), to gain future royalties related to a portfolio of wind energy development projects.

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GE consolidates renewable and grid assets into new Renewable Energy busines

GE consolidates renewable and grid assets into new Renewable Energy busines

🕔Feb 11, 2019

GE has announced that it intends to intensify its focus on the growing renewable energy market by consolidating all of the company's renewable and grid assets into a single, simplified Renewable Energy business.

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Cubico Sustainable Investments agrees to acquire 580 MW solar portfolio in the USA

Cubico Sustainable Investments agrees to acquire 580 MW solar portfolio in the USA

🕔Feb 11, 2019

Cubico Sustainable Investments has announced that it has agreed to acquire five solar projects totalling 580 MW from Cypress Creek Renewables, located in South Carolina, North Carolina and Texas.

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Hydro One and Avista terminate merger agreement

Hydro One and Avista terminate merger agreement

🕔Feb 11, 2019

Hydro One Limited and Avista Corporation have announced that the companies have mutually agreed to terminate their merger agreement, announced in July 2017.

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IPPToday #351: ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum to proceed with US$10 billion LNG project in Texas

IPPToday #351: ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum to proceed with US$10 billion LNG project in Texas

🕔Feb 8, 2019

ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum have announced a final investment decision to proceed with development of the Golden Pass LNG export project located in Sabine Pass, Texas.

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IPPToday #348: Local utility seals development of 800 MW wind projects in Indiana

IPPToday #348: Local utility seals development of 800 MW wind projects in Indiana

🕔Feb 4, 2019

Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO) has announced that it has signed development agreements for three wind projects in Indiana, a state located in the Midwestern region of the USA, with a combined installed capacity of 800 MW.

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IPPToday #341: Google to purchase 413 MW solar power for new data centres in the USA

IPPToday #341: Google to purchase 413 MW solar power for new data centres in the USA

🕔Jan 22, 2019

Google has announced that it has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for 413 MW solar power to be generated by several new photovoltaic power plants in the region, comprising 1.6 million solar panels.

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IPPToday #340: 300 MW wind project in Texas reaches financial close

IPPToday #340: 300 MW wind project in Texas reaches financial close

🕔Jan 21, 2019

Scout Clean Energy has announced the closing of construction financing and tax equity commitments for the 300 MW Ranchero wind project, located in Crockett County, Texas, southern USA.

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Invenergy secures financing for 300 MW wind project in Texas

Invenergy secures financing for 300 MW wind project in Texas

🕔Jan 9, 2019

Invenergy has announced that it has completed construction financing for its 302.4 MW Santa Rita East Wind Farm, located approximately 70 miles (113km) west of San Angelo, Texas.

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EDPR to sell 80% stake in 499 MW wind projects in North America

EDPR to sell 80% stake in 499 MW wind projects in North America

🕔Jan 9, 2019

Energias de Portugal S.A. (EDP) has announced that EDP Renováveis, S.A. (EDPR), 82.6% controlled by EDP, has closed an agreement to sell an 80% equity shareholding in a portfolio of fully-owned wind onshore assets in the United States and Canada to Axium Infrastructure.

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Apex Clean Energy acquires 440 MW solar portfolio in Virginia

Apex Clean Energy acquires 440 MW solar portfolio in Virginia

🕔Jan 9, 2019

Apex Clean Energy has announced the purchase of 442.5 MW of solar projects located across the eastern US state of Virginia from renewable energy developer SolUnesco.

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IPPToday #333: ContourGlobal to acquire 932 MW CHP capacity in Mexico for US$724 million

IPPToday #333: ContourGlobal to acquire 932 MW CHP capacity in Mexico for US$724 million

🕔Jan 8, 2019

ContourGlobal plc has announced it has reached an agreement with Alpek S.A.B. de C.V. to acquire Alpek’s portfolio of two natural gas-fired combined heat and power (CHP) plants, together with development rights and permits for a third plant, for US$724 million in cash.

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American utility launches RFP for 1.2 GW wind power

American utility launches RFP for 1.2 GW wind power

🕔Jan 8, 2019

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), a subsidiary of American Electric Power (AEP) has launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) for up to 1,200 MW of wind energy resources to be in commercial operation by 15 December 2021.

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IPPToday #330: Three bidders win leases for over 4 GW offshore wind projects in the USA

IPPToday #330: Three bidders win leases for over 4 GW offshore wind projects in the USA

🕔Dec 17, 2018

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) of the US government has announced the completion of the nation’s eighth and highest grossing competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters.

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IPPToday #327: Carlyle Group acquires three New England gas-fired plants for U$590 million

IPPToday #327: Carlyle Group acquires three New England gas-fired plants for U$590 million

🕔Dec 10, 2018

The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire Emera’s three natural gas-fired generation facilities in New England for $590 million. The seller is Emera Inc. J.P. Morgan provided financial advice on the deal. The transaction is expected to to close in the first quarter of 2019.

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IPPToday #326: Enel secures financing for 1 GW solar projects in Mexico

IPPToday #326: Enel secures financing for 1 GW solar projects in Mexico

🕔Dec 5, 2018

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it has signed an US$87 million loan to part-finance three photovoltaic (PV) solar power plants in Mexico, with a total installed capacity of 1,088 MWp.

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IPPToday #316: New York launches RFP for 800 MW offshore wind projects

IPPToday #316: New York launches RFP for 800 MW offshore wind projects

🕔Nov 12, 2018

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has launched its first request for proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy, seeking to procure 800 MW or more of offshore wind renewable energy certificates (ORECs).

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IPPToday #304: US government announces plans for over 4 GW offshore wind auctions

IPPToday #304: US government announces plans for over 4 GW offshore wind auctions

🕔Oct 19, 2018

The Secretary of the Interior of the USA has announced three major developments in the country's offshore wind energy sector.

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