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Iberdrola awarded construction and operation of 766-MW combined-cycle power

Iberdrola awarded construction and operation of 766-MW combined-cycle power

🕔Mar 24, 2017

Iberdrola has been awarded the contract for an important new energy project in Mexico, the Topolobampo III combined-cycle power plant (CCGT).

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Arconic sells 210-MW Yadkin hydropower project

Arconic sells 210-MW Yadkin hydropower project

🕔Mar 23, 2017

Arconic has announced its receipt of a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the Yadkin Hydroelectric Project to Cube Hydro Carolinas by Alcoa Power Generating Inc., a subsidiary of Alcoa Corporation.

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Salka, Castlelake sign purchase and sale agreement for California wind farm

Salka, Castlelake sign purchase and sale agreement for California wind farm

🕔Mar 23, 2017

Salka LLC has announced the execution of a purchase and sale agreement for an in-development wind farm in the east San Francisco Bay Area called the Summit Wind Project.

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Iberdrola wins bid to build offshore wind farm in North Carolina

Iberdrola wins bid to build offshore wind farm in North Carolina

🕔Mar 21, 2017

U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) declared Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, as the preliminary winner of the auction for 122,405 acres off the coast of Kitty Hawk, N.C., for development as an offshore wind energy facility.

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3i launches North American infrastructure platform

3i launches North American infrastructure platform

🕔Mar 21, 2017

3i announced the launch of its North American infrastructure business. Establishing a local team in the US will position 3i to access attractive infrastructure investment opportunities throughout North America.

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Sunnova Secures $80 Million of Tax Equity Commitments

Sunnova Secures $80 Million of Tax Equity Commitments

🕔Mar 20, 2017

Sunnova Energy Corporation, a residential solar service provider in the U.S., has announced it has obtained US$80 million in tax equity funding commitments from U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC) which will enable the development of new residential solar projects with a total value of more than US$200 million.

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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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$535 million financing for Mexico natural gas pipeline

$535 million financing for Mexico natural gas pipeline

🕔Mar 15, 2017

International lenders have announced the US$535 million permanent financing for a 380-mile natural gas pipeline running between Samalayuca, Chihuahua and Sásabe, Sonora.

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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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Anbaric, Ontario Teachers' to form clean energy infrastructure alliance

Anbaric, Ontario Teachers' to form clean energy infrastructure alliance

🕔Mar 14, 2017

Anbaric, a developer of clean energy transmission and microgrid projects, and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have announced a partnership to create a new development company, Anbaric Development Partners.

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Pattern Development reaches FC on 147 MW wind project in Québec

Pattern Development reaches FC on 147 MW wind project in Québec

🕔Mar 13, 2017

Pattern Energy Group LP has announced the completion of CAD263 million (US$195 million) construction-to-term financing for its 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind project, which is now entering full-stage construction.

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Kineticor acquires power plant and secures investment from OPTrust

Kineticor acquires power plant and secures investment from OPTrust

🕔Mar 13, 2017

Kineticor Resource Corp., in partnership with OPTrust, has closed the acquisition of a partially constructed 690 MW cogeneration plant located near Peace River, AB from Shell Canada.

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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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Brookfield Renewable to Invest in 3,600 MW Global Renewable Power Portfolio

Brookfield Renewable to Invest in 3,600 MW Global Renewable Power Portfolio

🕔Mar 8, 2017

TerraForm Power, Inc., an owner and operator of clean energy power plants, and Brookfield Asset Management Inc., a global alternative asset manager, have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Brookfield will assume the role of TerraForm Power’s sponsor and Brookfield will become the controlling shareholder.

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Capital Power acquires 294 MW of power facilities in Canada

Capital Power acquires 294 MW of power facilities in Canada

🕔Mar 7, 2017

Capital Power Corporation has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the thermal power business of Veresen Inc., consisting of two gas-fired generation facilities and two waste heat assets.

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AES, AIMCo to buy sPower for US$1.58 billion

AES, AIMCo to buy sPower for US$1.58 billion

🕔Mar 1, 2017

The AES Corporation and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), on behalf of certain of its clients, have agreed to acquire FTP Power LLC (sPower), the largest independent owner, operator and developer of utility scale solar assets in the United States, from Fir Tree Partners and its minority owners, for US$853 million in cash, plus the assumption of US$724 million in non-recourse debt.

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EQT Infrastructure III closes at €4.0 billion

EQT Infrastructure III closes at €4.0 billion

🕔Feb 27, 2017

EQT has announced that its third fund for infrastructure investments, EQT Infrastructure III, has been closed at the hard cap of €4 billion (US$4.2 million).

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Boralex closes financing for the Port Ryerse wind farm in Ontario

Boralex closes financing for the Port Ryerse wind farm in Ontario

🕔Feb 23, 2017

Boralex Inc. has announced the closing of a CAD33.4 million (US$25.4 million) financing for the 10 MW Port Ryerse wind farm in Ontario, Canada.

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Allianz Global Investors refinance Balko Wind project

Allianz Global Investors refinance Balko Wind project

🕔Feb 20, 2017

Allianz Global Investors has made an investment on behalf of its clients into the Balko Wind project, a 300 MW installed capacity wind farm located in Beaver County, Oklahoma (US).

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D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments announces the acquisition of Fusion Solar Center

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments announces the acquisition of Fusion Solar Center

🕔Feb 14, 2017

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C. (DESRI), in partnership with Bright Plain Renewable Energy (BPRE), has announced the acquisition of the Fusion Solar Center project from Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic.

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