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Arizona's TEP to launch RFP for 150 MW of wind power

Arizona's TEP to launch RFP for 150 MW of wind power

🕔Jan 17, 2018

Tucson Electric Power (TEP) plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) this week for the design and construction of new wind energy projects that could power up to 31,000 homes annually in the Tucson metropolitan area. Tucson is the second-largest populated city in the US state of Arizona.

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DIF completes the refinancing of a 30 MWac ground mounted solar PV portfolio

DIF completes the refinancing of a 30 MWac ground mounted solar PV portfolio

🕔Jan 15, 2018

DIF has completed the refinancing of a portfolio of three operational, ground-mounted solar photovoltaic projects located in Ontario, Canada.

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Capstone completes wind farm acquisition and corporate refinancing

Capstone completes wind farm acquisition and corporate refinancing

🕔Jan 12, 2018

Capstone Infrastructure Corporation has announced that it has acquired the remaining interests in Glen Dhu Wind Energy Limited Partnership and Fitzpatrick Mountain Wind Energy Inc., and closed a new corporate credit facility.

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Brookfield Business Partners to acquire Westinghouse Electric Company

Brookfield Business Partners to acquire Westinghouse Electric Company

🕔Jan 9, 2018

Brookfield Business Partners L.P, together with institutional partners, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of Westinghouse Electric Company, a leading global provider of infrastructure services to the power generation industry, from Toshiba Corporation.

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CAD$1 billion secured for largest wind project in Ontario

CAD$1 billion secured for largest wind project in Ontario

🕔Jan 5, 2018

Pattern Energy Group has announced that it has secured CAD$1 billion (US$798,23 million) financing for the 300 MW Henvey Inlet wind project located on Henvey Inlet First Nation Reserve No. 2 on the northeast shore of the Georgian Bay in Ontario.

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IPPToday #129: Dominion Energy acquires US utility Scana for US$14.6 billion

IPPToday #129: Dominion Energy acquires US utility Scana for US$14.6 billion

🕔Jan 5, 2018

Dominion Energy, Inc. and SCANA Corporation have announced an agreement for the companies to combine in a stock-for-stock merger. Including assumption of debt, the value of the transaction is approximately $14.6 billion.

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IPPToday #128: EDPR exchanges interests in US wind and solar projects for US$507 million tax equity

IPPToday #128: EDPR exchanges interests in US wind and solar projects for US$507 million tax equity

🕔Jan 4, 2018

EDP Renováveis, S.A. (EDPR), through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, has completed two tax equity financing deals in exchange for interests in four wind and three solar projects in the USA. The total financing amounts to US$507 million.

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I Squared Capital to acquire Inkia Energy for US$1.2 billion

I Squared Capital to acquire Inkia Energy for US$1.2 billion

🕔Dec 20, 2017

ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund II, which is owned by I Squared Capital, an infrastructure private equity firm based in New York, is acquiring the Latin American and Caribbean businesses of Inkia Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IC Power Ltd., for US$1.2 billion.

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BP to acquire US$200 million stake in Europe’s largest solar development company

BP to acquire US$200 million stake in Europe’s largest solar development company

🕔Dec 19, 2017

Lightsource and BP have announced that they have agreed to form a strategic partnership. Lightsource, Europe’s largest solar development company, will be rebranded as Lightsource BP.

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African energy stakeholders to meet leading international businesses in Washington, D.C. to discuss investment partnerships

African energy stakeholders to meet leading international businesses in Washington, D.C. to discuss investment partnerships

🕔Dec 19, 2017

U.S. Government agency Power Africa and EnergyNet have joined forces for a 4th year to unite African stakeholders with global leading businesses in the heart of the U.S. capital, Washington D.C.

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132 MW Bishop Hill III wind center reaches project financing

132 MW Bishop Hill III wind center reaches project financing

🕔Dec 18, 2017

Invenergy has announced that it has completed construction financing for its 132 MW Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center in Henry County, Illinois.

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US$280 million refinancing for two solar plants in Canada

US$280 million refinancing for two solar plants in Canada

🕔Dec 14, 2017

Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure has announced the closing of two separate bond financings with a total of approximately CAD359 million (US$279.3 million) for the 50 MW Windsor Solar Project and the 50 MW Southgate Solar Project.

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The Abraaj Group to build a 500 MW natural gas-fired power generation platform in Mexico

The Abraaj Group to build a 500 MW natural gas-fired power generation platform in Mexico

🕔Dec 12, 2017

The Abraaj Group announced it has invested in a 111 MW natural gas-fired power plant in Chihuahua, Mexico. The investment represents the first phase of Abraaj’s plan to develop a 500 MW natural gas-fired power generation platform in the country.

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Enel to close US$233 m deal to sell two US wind farms

Enel to close US$233 m deal to sell two US wind farms

🕔Dec 7, 2017

Enel, through its US renewables company Enel Green Power North America, Inc, has signed a cash equity agreement with investment fund Gulf Pacific Power, LLC, whereby the Group will sell to the fund 80% of the “Class A” shares in EGPNA’s subsidiary Rocky Caney Wind, LLC, the owner of the 200 MW Caney River wind farm in Kansas and 150 MW Rocky Ridge wind farm in Oklahoma.

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Neoen wins third Mexican call for tenders

Neoen wins third Mexican call for tenders

🕔Dec 5, 2017

Neoen has won the third Mexican call for tenders on 22 November 2017 with its 377 MWc solar photovoltaic project in the state of Aguascalientes, due to be connected to the grid in June 2020.

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IPPToday #110: SENER announces financial close for 337 MW of solar projects

IPPToday #110: SENER announces financial close for 337 MW of solar projects

🕔Dec 1, 2017

The Secretariat of Energy (SENER) of Mexico has announced that two solar projects totaling 337 MW have officially reached financial close.

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IPPToday #108: Engie wins 687.8 MW of solar, wind projects in Mexico

IPPToday #108: Engie wins 687.8 MW of solar, wind projects in Mexico

🕔Nov 29, 2017

ENGIE strengthens its presence in the Mexican renewable energy market by obtaining four projects in the Long Term Electricity Auction organized by Mexico’s National Center for Energy Control (CENACE).

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Canadian Solar achieves 367 MW of solar in Mexico energy auction

Canadian Solar achieves 367 MW of solar in Mexico energy auction

🕔Nov 28, 2017

Canadian Solar will develop and build three projects in Mexico, totaling 367 MWp. Once connected to the grid, the electricity generated will be sold to the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) under a 15-year power purchase agreement.

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Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy Secures Debt Financing for 20 MW California Solar Project

Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy Secures Debt Financing for 20 MW California Solar Project

🕔Nov 23, 2017

Recurrent Energy, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc., today announced it has closed on a combined construction loan and construction letter of credit facility for the 20 MWac/28 MWp Gaskell West 1 solar power project.

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IPPToday #105: Enel will develop 593 MW of wind capacity in Mexico following the third renewable auction in the country

IPPToday #105: Enel will develop 593 MW of wind capacity in Mexico following the third renewable auction in the country

🕔Nov 23, 2017

Enel S.p.A., has been awarded the right to sign a number of contracts in Mexico to supply energy and clean certificates with four wind projects for a total capacity of 593 MW in the country’s third long-term public tender since its energy reform.

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