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Enel and Anheuser-Busch sign 152 MW PPA

Enel and Anheuser-Busch sign 152 MW PPA

🕔Sep 20, 2017

Anheuser-Busch and Enel Green Power, have announced y that they have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA), whereby Anheuser-Busch will purchase the energy delivered to the grid and renewable electricity credits from a portion of Enel’s Thunder Ranch wind project in the amount of 152.5 MW.

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Kimberly-Clark signs agreement with EDF and Invenergy for 225 MW of wind power

Kimberly-Clark signs agreement with EDF and Invenergy for 225 MW of wind power

🕔Sep 19, 2017

Kimberly-Clark has entered long-term power purchase agreements to take 120 MW or 78 percent of electricity to be generated by the Rock Falls Wind project being developed by EDF Renewables in northern Oklahoma and 125 MW or 42 percent of the electricity to be generated by the Santa Rita Wind Energy Center being built by Invenergy in West Texas.

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Alterra Power acquires 40 MW wind project in California

Alterra Power acquires 40 MW wind project in California

🕔Sep 19, 2017

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Gainesville City Commission approves US$750 M biomass acquisition

Gainesville City Commission approves US$750 M biomass acquisition

🕔Sep 15, 2017

The Gainesville City has signed an “asset purchase agreement” for the purchase  the Gainesville Renewable Energy Center (GREC). The total value of the transaction is US$750 million.

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8minutenergy achieves FC for 26 MW Redwood solar farm

8minutenergy achieves FC for 26 MW Redwood solar farm

🕔Sep 15, 2017

8minutenergy Renewables, LLC, the leading independent solar developer in the U.S.,has announced the closing of debt and tax equity financing for its 26 MW Redwood 4 Solar Farm located in Kern County, California.

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IPPToday #57: DONG Energy Signs LoI for big offshore wind project in British Columbia, Canada

IPPToday #57: DONG Energy Signs LoI for big offshore wind project in British Columbia, Canada

🕔Sep 14, 2017

DONG Energy and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) which gives DONG Energy the exclusive rights to negotiate a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia and explore the potential for establishing a long-term partnership with Naikun Wind Energy Group

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Greenwood Energy reaches FC for 26 MW PV portfolio

Greenwood Energy reaches FC for 26 MW PV portfolio

🕔Sep 14, 2017

Greenwood Energy has announced the closing of a US$52.8 million tax equity and debt financing on a portfolio of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with a combined generating capacity of 26 MW.

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Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West reaches debt refinancing

Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West reaches debt refinancing

🕔Sep 14, 2017

Tenaska has closed refinancing on its 150 MW Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West project through an issuance of US$400 million of senior secured, long-term notes. The private placement received an investment-grade rating of BBB by Kroll.

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IPPToday #56: 843 MW of solar submitted for environmental approval in Mexico

IPPToday #56: 843 MW of solar submitted for environmental approval in Mexico

🕔Sep 13, 2017

Mexico’s Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) has received six large-scale PV projects for environmental approval  with a combined capacity of 843.6 MW. Four developers requested the permits to develop the solar projects in different parts of the country.

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Onyx closes Tax Equity Partnership for 60 MW of PV projects

Onyx closes Tax Equity Partnership for 60 MW of PV projects

🕔Sep 4, 2017

Onyx Renewable Partners, backed by funds managed by Blackstone Energy Partners and Blackstone Capital Partners, has announced the closing of its third major tax equity partnership for 60 MW of solar PV projects (16 separate projects) across six US states.

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True Green Capital closes third fund reaching hard cap of US$350 M

True Green Capital closes third fund reaching hard cap of US$350 M

🕔Sep 4, 2017

True Green Capital Management LLC (TGC), an institutional asset manager specializing in distributed power generation, with a current focus on commercial photovoltaic solar, announced it has closed its latest discretionary fund, True Green Capital Fund III, L.P. 

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IPPToday #49: Duke Energy announces plan for 700 MW of solar in Florida

IPPToday #49: Duke Energy announces plan for 700 MW of solar in Florida

🕔Sep 1, 2017

Duke Energy Florida filed a revised settlement agreement with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) which includes plans to add 700 MW of solar capacity.

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Starwood Energy sells minority interest in two Texas wind farms

Starwood Energy sells minority interest in two Texas wind farms

🕔Aug 31, 2017

Starwood Energy Group Global, a private investment firm focused on energy infrastructure, has announced that it has sold 49% of its interests in the Horse Creek and Electra wind farms to Munich Re Group, advised by its group-internal asset manager MEAG.

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Alterra Power secures financing for Spartan solar project

Alterra Power secures financing for Spartan solar project

🕔Aug 29, 2017

Alterra Power and Inovateus Solar have announced the closing of a US$19.9 million construction loan facility for the Spartan solar project, an 11 MW solar project located on the Michigan State University campus in East Lansing, Michigan.

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First Solar sells 280 MW solar project to Capital Dynamics

First Solar sells 280 MW solar project to Capital Dynamics

🕔Aug 28, 2017

First Solar, Inc. has announced it has completed the sale of the 280 Megawatt (MW)AC California Flats Solar Project in Monterey County, Calif., to global private asset manager Capital Dynamics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments buys 40 MW solar project from First Solar

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments buys 40 MW solar project from First Solar

🕔Aug 28, 2017

First Solar, Inc. and D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C. (DESRI) have announced the acquisition by the latter of the 40 Megawatt (MW)ac Cuyama Solar Project in Santa Barbara County, California. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Sempra Energy to acquire ownership interest in Oncor

Sempra Energy to acquire ownership interest in Oncor

🕔Aug 25, 2017

Sempra Energy  today announced an agreement to acquire Energy Future Holdings Corp., the indirect owner of 80 percent of Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC, operator of the largest electric transmission and distribution system in Texas.

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Calpine to be acquired by Energy Capital-led consortium

Calpine to be acquired by Energy Capital-led consortium

🕔Aug 24, 2017

Calpine Corporation has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which Energy Capital Partners (Energy Capital or ECP) along with a consortium of investors led by Access Industries and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board will acquire Calpine for US$15.25 per share in cash, or US$5.6 billion.

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Heelstone Energy sells a 194 MW solar portfolio to Sammons Renewable Energy

Heelstone Energy sells a 194 MW solar portfolio to Sammons Renewable Energy

🕔Aug 24, 2017

Heelstone Energy Holdings, LLC has announced the sale of a 194 MWDC utility-scale solar portfolio to Sammons Renewable Energy (SRE).

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IPPToday #42: Enel signs tax equity for the 300 MW Red Dirt wind project

IPPToday #42: Enel signs tax equity for the 300 MW Red Dirt wind project

🕔Aug 23, 2017

Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), the Enel Group’s US renewable energy company, acting through its subsidiary Red Dirt Wind Holdings, LLC, has signed a tax equity agreement worth approximately US$340 million with MUFG and Allianz Renewable Energy Partners of America LLC (Allianz) for the 300 MW Red Dirt wind project located in Oklahoma.

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