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SNC-Lavalin to acquire WS Atkins

SNC-Lavalin to acquire WS Atkins

🕔Apr 24, 2017

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement with WS Atkins plc, approved by the boards of directors of both companies, on the terms of a cash acquisition by which SNC-Lavalin will acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Atkins for £20.8 (US$22.3) per share in cash, representing an aggregate cash consideration of CAD3.6 billion (US$2.7 billion).

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Alterra Power acquires 320-MW wind project in Albany County

Alterra Power acquires 320-MW wind project in Albany County

🕔Apr 21, 2017

Alterra Power Corp. has announced the acquisition of the Boswell Springs wind project, a 320 MW portfolio of wind development projects located in Albany County, Wyoming.

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Solar Frontier Americas completes the sale of 40 MW solar project to Dominion

Solar Frontier Americas completes the sale of 40 MW solar project to Dominion

🕔Apr 18, 2017

Solar Frontier Americas, U.S. subsidiary of CIS solar energy solutions provider, Solar Frontier, has announced it has sold its 40 MW Midway II solar power plant to a subsidiary of Dominion Energy Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc.

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Alberta initiates renewable procurement programme

Alberta initiates renewable procurement programme

🕔Apr 17, 2017

The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) to initiate the first competitive procurement process as part of the Renewable Electricity Program (REP).

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Exelon sells 49% of Renewables Partners to John Hancock Life

Exelon sells 49% of Renewables Partners to John Hancock Life

🕔Apr 17, 2017

ExGen Renewables Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Exelon Generation Company, and John Hancock Life Insurance Company have entered into a purchase agreement, under which Hancock agreed to purchase 49% of the membership interests of ExGen Renewables Partners.

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Fiera and Ullico acquire stakes in 921 MW DE Shaw renewables portfolio

Fiera and Ullico acquire stakes in 921 MW DE Shaw renewables portfolio

🕔Apr 12, 2017

Ullico Inc. has announced the closing of its investment in a portfolio of eight solar and wind power generation projects owned by affiliates of D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C. (DESRI) and other investors, with a further three projects anticipated to be added to the portfolio in 2017.

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Consumers Energy issues RFP for gas-fired plant

Consumers Energy issues RFP for gas-fired plant

🕔Apr 12, 2017

Consumers Energy has issued a request for proposals to acquire a natural gas-fired generating plant of up to 800 MW, part of the company's plans to meet Michigan's long-term energy needs reliably, affordably and sustainably.

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Sojitz acquires equity stake in Birdsboro gas-fired power plant

Sojitz acquires equity stake in Birdsboro gas-fired power plant

🕔Apr 11, 2017

Sojitz Corporation has announced it has closed the acquisition of a 33.33% stake in Birdsboro natural gas-fired power plant facility in Pennsylvania (US).

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First Solar to review options for 8point3 Energy Partners

First Solar to review options for 8point3 Energy Partners

🕔Apr 7, 2017

First Solar, Inc. has announced that it, working together with its financial and legal advisors, is reviewing alternatives for the sale of its interests in 8point3 Energy Partners

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New Energy Capital Partners completes final closing for oversubscribed Infrastructure Credit Fund

New Energy Capital Partners completes final closing for oversubscribed Infrastructure Credit Fund

🕔Apr 7, 2017

New Energy Capital Partners, LLC (NEC), an alternative asset management firm focused on debt and equity investments in small- and mid-sized clean energy infrastructure projects and companies, has announced that it held a final closing for the New Energy Capital Infrastructure Credit Fund with total capital commitments of US$325 million.

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Willow spring wind project in Texas reaches the financial close

Willow spring wind project in Texas reaches the financial close

🕔Apr 6, 2017

Lincoln Clean Energy, a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, has announced the financing of its Willow Springs project, a 250 MW wind farm in Haskell County, Texas.

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First Solar sells Moapa Southern Paiute solar plant to Capital Dynamics

First Solar sells Moapa Southern Paiute solar plant to Capital Dynamics

🕔Apr 5, 2017

First Solar, Inc. has announced it has completed the sale of the cash equity interests in the 250 MWAC Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project in Nevada to global private asset manager Capital Dynamics.

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Iberdrola to develop 220 MW wind project in Mexico

Iberdrola to develop 220 MW wind project in Mexico

🕔Apr 3, 2017

Iberdrola, a spanish utility, has announced the development of a 220 MW wind farm located in Puebla state, Mexico.

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1050-MW Fairview Energy Center in Pennsylvania secures $700 million financing

1050-MW Fairview Energy Center in Pennsylvania secures $700 million financing

🕔Mar 31, 2017

Co-developers CPV, GE Energy Financial Services, and OGUSA have arranged US$700 million of senior debt financing for the Fairview Energy Center project, a new natural gas and ethane electric generation facility located in western Pennsylvania.

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Axium Infrastructure acquires interest in gas-fired projects in the U.S.

Axium Infrastructure acquires interest in gas-fired projects in the U.S.

🕔Mar 29, 2017

Axium Infrastructure has announced the closing of a transaction in which Axium has acquired an equity interest in the Kings Mountain Energy Center (KMEC) and the Middletown Energy Center (MEC), two natural-gas fired generation assets that are currently under construction in North Carolina and Ohio.

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M2 Infrastructure and TransCanada to pursue development of oil storage in Oklahoma

M2 Infrastructure and TransCanada to pursue development of oil storage in Oklahoma

🕔Mar 27, 2017

MInfrastructure LLC has announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with TransCanada Corporation to pursue construction of 6.2 million barrels of new crude oil storage at TransCanada’s terminal in Cushing, Oklahoma.

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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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