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IPPToday #101: ContourGlobal enters exclusivity for Mexican cogen assets

IPPToday #101: ContourGlobal enters exclusivity for Mexican cogen assets

🕔Nov 17, 2017

Alpek and ContourGlobal have entered into a 60-day exclusivity period to conduct confirmatory due diligence and negotiate final agreements in relation to ContourGlobal’s potential acquisition of Alpek’s cogeneration power plants in Cosoleacaque and Altamira, Mexico.

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IPPToday #100: Enel purchases  320 MW  wind farm to power Facebook

IPPToday #100: Enel purchases 320 MW wind farm to power Facebook

🕔Nov 16, 2017

Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), the U.S. renewable energy company of the Enel Group, has started construction of the Rattlesnake Creek wind farm in the United States. Once completed, Rattlesnake Creek will have a total installed capacity of 320 MW and will be Enel’s first wind farm in the state of Nebraska.

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IPPToday #97: SemGroup sells stake in Glass Mountain Pipeline for US$300 M

IPPToday #97: SemGroup sells stake in Glass Mountain Pipeline for US$300 M

🕔Nov 13, 2017

SemGroup Corporation (SEMG) has reached an agreement to sell its 50 percent interest in Glass Mountain Pipeline, LLC to an affiliate of BlackRock Inc.’s Global Energy and Power Infrastructure Fund(GEPIF) in partnership with Navigator Energy Services for US$300 million.

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Starwood closes Gainesville biomass sale

Starwood closes Gainesville biomass sale

🕔Nov 10, 2017

The sale of the Gainesville Renewable Energy Center biomass plant in Florida has been closed by consortium led by private equity fund manager Starwood Energy Group Global to the City of Gainesville for US$750 million.

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Dynamic Energy Networks, Schneider Electric and The Carlyle Group form strategic alliance

Dynamic Energy Networks, Schneider Electric and The Carlyle Group form strategic alliance

🕔Nov 8, 2017

Dynamic Energy Networks (DEN) has announced strategic alliances with established energy and industrial sector powerhouses Schneider Electric and The Carlyle Group.

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Starwood secures financing for 100-MW Ohio wind project

Starwood secures financing for 100-MW Ohio wind project

🕔Nov 7, 2017

Starwood Energy has finalized agreements to finance and construct the 100 MW Northwest Ohio Wind Project, located in Paulding County, Ohio.

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Aecom Capital invests in Mexican liquefied natural gas complex

Aecom Capital invests in Mexican liquefied natural gas complex

🕔Nov 6, 2017

Mexico Pacific Limited has received an investment from Aecom Capital’s infrastructure fund for the development costs of an estimated US$1 billion Liquified Natural Gas project in the Gulf of California.

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Powin Energy Closes Project Financing from Brookfield Renewable for its Stratford Energy Storage System

Powin Energy Closes Project Financing from Brookfield Renewable for its Stratford Energy Storage System

🕔Oct 31, 2017

Powin Energy Corporation has secured construction to term project financing from renewable power company Brookfield Renewable Partners for its 8.8 MW/40.8 MWh Stratford Energy Storage Project in Stratford, Ontario, Canada

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The Carlyle Group names new executive leadership team

The Carlyle Group names new executive leadership team

🕔Oct 31, 2017

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has announced executive leadership changes, effective January 1, 2018.

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Three Bidders for CFE pipeline project

Three Bidders for CFE pipeline project

🕔Oct 27, 2017

Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) has opened technical proposals for the proposed Topolobampo branch line, in the state of Sinaloa, northwestern Mexico. Three companies have submitted their bids for the pipeline project to supply natural gas to power plants.

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IPPToday #87: IFC sells Pacific Midstream stakes back to Frontera

IPPToday #87: IFC sells Pacific Midstream stakes back to Frontera

🕔Oct 27, 2017

Frontera Energy Corporation has signed an agreement to acquire the outstanding 36.36% ownership of Pacific Midstream Limited from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

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Southern Company Gas to Sell Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas to South Jersey Industries in $1.7 Billion Deal

Southern Company Gas to Sell Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas to South Jersey Industries in $1.7 Billion Deal

🕔Oct 26, 2017

A subsidiary of Southern Company Gas, Pivotal Utility Holdings, Inc., has entered into discussions to sell the assets of its utility operating divisions Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas to South Jersey Industries with an enterprise value of about US$1.7 billion. 

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Shenzhen Firm to acquire three U.S. solar farms

Shenzhen Firm to acquire three U.S. solar farms

🕔Oct 26, 2017

Shenzhen Energy will buy three California solar power plants for approximately US$232 million from Canadian Solar, as a way to diversify their business with power plant construction.

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 WRB Serra Partners Fund I achieves final close at US$46.5 million

WRB Serra Partners Fund I achieves final close at US$46.5 million

🕔Oct 23, 2017

WRB Serra Partners has successfully completed the closing of WRB Serra Partners Fund I, L.P. with committed capital of US$46.5 Million. The fund secured capital from a mix of family office and institutional investors and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

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IPPToday #82: Dominion energy launches 300 MW solar and wind RFP in Virginia, USA

IPPToday #82: Dominion energy launches 300 MW solar and wind RFP in Virginia, USA

🕔Oct 20, 2017

USA-based power producer and transporter, Dominion Energy has released a request for proposals (RFP) seeking qualified bidders for the development of a new photovoltaic (PV) solar generation and new onshore wind facility.

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Brookfield Renewable closes TerraForm Power deal with Renova

Brookfield Renewable closes TerraForm Power deal with Renova

🕔Oct 20, 2017

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IPPToday #81: IFC issues US$1B green bond with great investors demand

IPPToday #81: IFC issues US$1B green bond with great investors demand

🕔Oct 19, 2017

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today issued a 5-year green bond that raised US$1billion for climate-smart investments in emerging markets, amid surging investor demand.

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IPPToday #77: Enel signs US$330MM tax equity agreement for a wind farm in USA

IPPToday #77: Enel signs US$330MM tax equity agreement for a wind farm in USA

🕔Oct 13, 2017

Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA), the U.S. renewable energy company of the Enel Group, has signed a tax equity agreement worth approximately US$330 million with the Alternative Energy Investing Group of Goldman Sachs and GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of General Electric for the 298 MW Thunder Ranch wind project located in Oklahoma.

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IPPToday #72: Alberta transmission project closes $1.4 billion financing

IPPToday #72: Alberta transmission project closes $1.4 billion financing

🕔Oct 5, 2017

ATCO has announced that Alberta PowerLine, a partnership owned 80 per cent by Canadian Utilities Limited, an ATCO company, and 20 per cent by Quanta Services, Inc., has closed the issuance of an aggregate of US$1,384,678,000 of bonds with maturities ranging from June 2032 to March 2054.

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IPPToday #70: PacifiCorp launches RFP for 1.1 GW of wind energy

IPPToday #70: PacifiCorp launches RFP for 1.1 GW of wind energy

🕔Oct 3, 2017

PacifiCorp is seeking proposals to build 1.1 GW of new wind projects by 2020 as part of a broader wind and transmission expansion plan.

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