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IPPToday #264: Starwood to acquire US$2.56 B energy project finance debt business

IPPToday #264: Starwood to acquire US$2.56 B energy project finance debt business

🕔Aug 10, 2018

Starwood Property Trust has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire GE Capital's Energy Financial Services' Project Finance Debt Business and loan portfolio for $2.56 billion, including $400 million of unfunded loan commitments.

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IPPToday #255: American Electric Power cancels US$4.5 billion Wind Catcher project

IPPToday #255: American Electric Power cancels US$4.5 billion Wind Catcher project

🕔Jul 30, 2018

American Electric Power (AEP) has announced that it is canceling the Wind Catcher project, following its rejection by the Texas Public Utility Commission. The US$4.5 billion proposal involved the acquisition of a 2,000 MW wind farm, currently being constructed by Invenergy, and a 563 km, 765 kV transmission line.

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IPPToday #253: US state governments approve PacifiCorp's US$3 billion wind-transmission project

IPPToday #253: US state governments approve PacifiCorp's US$3 billion wind-transmission project

🕔Jul 25, 2018

PacifiCorp, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, has secured the final state government approval required to proceed with Energy Vision 2020, an initiative focussed on wind and transmission assets in the northwestern United States, which the company estimates will require US$3 billion investment.

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IPPToday #249: 690 MW solar power to be installed near Las Vegas

IPPToday #249: 690 MW solar power to be installed near Las Vegas

🕔Jul 19, 2018

Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners has announced that it is developing a 690 MW solar project in Nevada, in the south-west of the USA. The company plans to install a photovoltaic power plant on around 44,000 acres of land located around approximately 40km northeast of downtown Las Vegas.

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IPPToday #248: Acciona secures US$264 million for 400 MW solar project in Mexico

IPPToday #248: Acciona secures US$264 million for 400 MW solar project in Mexico

🕔Jul 18, 2018

Acciona has announced that, alongside Tuto Energy, it has signed a financing agreement for the 404 MWp Puerto Libertad photovoltaic complex in Sonora, north-west Mexico. The two companies each own 50% stakes in the project, which will deliver one of the highest-capacity solar plants in Latin America.

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CMS Energy acquires 250 MW US wind projects

CMS Energy acquires 250 MW US wind projects

🕔Jul 9, 2018

CMS Energy has announced the acquisition of two new planned wind farms located in the USA, which together have a generation capacity of 250 MW.

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IPPToday #244: Enbridge and Brookfield agree US$3.3 billion natural gas sale

IPPToday #244: Enbridge and Brookfield agree US$3.3 billion natural gas sale

🕔Jul 9, 2018

Enbridge Inc. has entered into definitive agreements to sell its natural gas gathering and processing (G&P) business based in Canada to Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners for a cash purchase price of CAD4.31 billion (US$3.29 billion).

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Allianz Global Investors’ Infrastructure Debt and Fermaca reached a deal to refinance El Encino–La Laguna Mexico gas pipeline

Allianz Global Investors’ Infrastructure Debt and Fermaca reached a deal to refinance El Encino–La Laguna Mexico gas pipeline

🕔Jul 5, 2018

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI), has announced that it has made an investment on behalf of its clients into the term refinancing of El Encino – La Laguna pipeline (EELL), an operating natural gas pipeline with over 476 Kilometres in central Mexico, sponsored by Fermaca.

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Macquarie Capital Launches Green Investment Group in North America; Completes Two Green Energy Investments

Macquarie Capital Launches Green Investment Group in North America; Completes Two Green Energy Investments

🕔Jul 5, 2018

Green Investment Group (GIG) launches in North America, establishing GIG as a global renewable energy investment platform.

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IPPToday #242: Longroad Energy Announces Sale, FC, and start of construction of the Phoebe Solar Project

IPPToday #242: Longroad Energy Announces Sale, FC, and start of construction of the Phoebe Solar Project

🕔Jul 5, 2018

Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC has announced the sale of the Phoebe solar project to Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. The project also achieved financial closing and start of construction simultaneously with the sale.

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Puerto Rico publishes RFQ for energy storage project

Puerto Rico publishes RFQ for energy storage project

🕔Jun 27, 2018

The Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority in collaboration with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), will begin the selection process for a public-private partnership with a private company.

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Green Power EMC and Silicon Ranch to develop 200 MW solar portfolio

Green Power EMC and Silicon Ranch to develop 200 MW solar portfolio

🕔Jun 26, 2018

Green Power EMC and Silicon Ranch Corporation have announced an agreement to significantly expand their solar energy portfolio in Georgia, a state in the south-east of the USA. As part of the agreement, the companies will bring a 194 MW of solar energy online by 2021.

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PGGM Infrastructure Fund acquires 50% stake in 588 MW US wind and solar portfolio

PGGM Infrastructure Fund acquires 50% stake in 588 MW US wind and solar portfolio

🕔Jun 22, 2018

EDF Renewables has announced the signing of Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSA) through which PGGM Infrastructure Fund will acquire a 50% ownership interest in wind and solar assets located in the USA with a total installed capacity of 588 MW.

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AT&T to purchase 300 MW wind power from NextEra

AT&T to purchase 300 MW wind power from NextEra

🕔Jun 20, 2018

AT&T, the ninth largest company in the USA this year in terms of revenue, has announced that it has signed a new agreement to purchase 300 MW of wind energy from projects being developed by NextEra Energy Resources in Texas.

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Innogy partners with Birdseye to develop 440 MW solar projects in USA

Innogy partners with Birdseye to develop 440 MW solar projects in USA

🕔Jun 19, 2018

Innogy SE has signed a Joint Development Agreement with US solar developer Birdseye Renewable Energy, LLC (Birdseye) regarding 13 solar projects with a total capacity of approximately 440 MW, to be located in the south-east of the USA.

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Deepwater Wind wins offshore wind RFP in Connecticut

Deepwater Wind wins offshore wind RFP in Connecticut

🕔Jun 18, 2018

The results of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)'s Clean Energy Request for Proposals have been announced, with Deepwater Wind winning the contested offshore wind allocation.

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CIP partners with Magellan Wind to develop floating projects in the US

CIP partners with Magellan Wind to develop floating projects in the US

🕔Jun 14, 2018

Magellan Wind and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of Copenhagen Infrastructure III (CI III), have announced that they have entered into a partnership for the development of a portfolio of floating offshore wind projects off the California coast and other areas of the United States. 

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US$300 million wind farm in Texas reaches financial close

US$300 million wind farm in Texas reaches financial close

🕔Jun 8, 2018

Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC has announced the financing and full notice to proceed of the Rio Bravo wind project, located in Starr County, Texas. The project involves the construction of a 237.6 MW wind farm comprised of 66 Vestas 3.6 MW V136 wind turbines.

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Southern Power sells stake in solar portfolio for US$1.2 billion

Southern Power sells stake in solar portfolio for US$1.2 billion

🕔May 29, 2018

Southern Power, a wholesale energy provider in the USA and subsidiary of Southern Company, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell a 33% minority interest in its solar portfolio to Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited for a purchase price of US$1.175 billion.

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AMP Capital invests in Invenergy's thermal generation portfolio in North America

AMP Capital invests in Invenergy's thermal generation portfolio in North America

🕔May 25, 2018

AMP Capital has entered into a 50/50 partnership with Invenergy Clean Power LLC (ICP) to invest in Invenergy’s operating and development portfolio of natural gas-fired power generation facilities across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
 

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