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Energy Finance & Investment News in Oceania

Newcastle coal terminal refinancing reaches financial close

Newcastle coal terminal refinancing reaches financial close

🕔Jul 20, 2017

Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG) has announced the completion of a US$634m refinancing with a syndicate of eight banks.

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AGL to build 210MW fossil-fuel power plant in South Australia

AGL to build 210MW fossil-fuel power plant in South Australia

🕔Jun 19, 2017

AGL Energy Limited (AGL) has announced it would invest AUD295 million (US$225 million) to develop a 210 MW reciprocating engine power station near Adelaide, South Australia.

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Senvion signs Partnership Agreement for 420-MW Murra Warra wind farm in Australia

Senvion signs Partnership Agreement for 420-MW Murra Warra wind farm in Australia

🕔Jun 14, 2017

Senvion, a global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a Delivery Partnership Agreement with RES Australia and its project partners for the 116-turbine Murra Warra wind farm in Victoria in a consortium with Downer.

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Queensland proposes transmission line to serve renewable projects

Queensland proposes transmission line to serve renewable projects

🕔Jun 13, 2017

The Queensland government (Australia) has unveiled plans to build a new 500 km transmission line in the north of the state to unlock barriers to more than 2 GW of wind, solar and hydro projects.

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AGL granted permit to develop 460-MW Queensland wind farm

AGL granted permit to develop 460-MW Queensland wind farm

🕔Jun 6, 2017

AGL Energy has received a development permit from the Queensland Government to build up to 115 turbines for the Coopers Gap Wind Farm.

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DIF and Lighthouse acquire 125 MW solar project in Australia

DIF and Lighthouse acquire 125 MW solar project in Australia

🕔Jun 1, 2017

DIF Infrastructure IV and Lighthouse Infrastructure have announced the acquisition of 100% of the 125 MW Clare Solar PV project from Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), via a 50 - 50 joint venture.

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White Rock wind farm in New South Wales reaches FC

White Rock wind farm in New South Wales reaches FC

🕔May 12, 2017

Goldwind has announced that its northern New South Wales' solar farm, White Rock Solar Farm,  has reached financial close following the award of a grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

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Macquaire-led group completes Endeavour Energy acquisition

Macquaire-led group completes Endeavour Energy acquisition

🕔May 12, 2017

A consortium led by Macquarie Group has completed the acquisition of a controlling stake in one of Australia’s biggest public energy companies.

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Japan and Tonga sign an agreement for a new wind project

Japan and Tonga sign an agreement for a new wind project

🕔May 11, 2017

A signing ceremony, performed between the Prime Minister of Tonga, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva and the Ambassador of Japan to Tonga, HE Mr. Yukio Numata together with JICA Fiji representative, Mr. Sawada and the Deputy Prime Minister Hon Siaosi Sovaleni, took place in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.

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Collinsville Solar farm in Queensland reaches financial close

Collinsville Solar farm in Queensland reaches financial close

🕔May 11, 2017

Queensland continues to add more renewable megawatts and more renewable jobs to its economy, with the latest milestone for the Collinsville Solar farm reaching financial close.

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Canadian Solar secures financing for solar projects in Australia

Canadian Solar secures financing for solar projects in Australia

🕔May 8, 2017

Canadian Solar has announced that it has secured AUD65 million (US$50 million) of non-recourse project financing with a 5-year term for two of its solar farm power projects in Australia with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (MUFG) and Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).

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Quanta subsidiary raises $750 million in first close on its debut fund

Quanta subsidiary raises $750 million in first close on its debut fund

🕔May 8, 2017

First Infrastructure Capital Advisors, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, held a US$750 million first close on its debut fund, First Infrastructure Capital.

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Origin sells and signs PPA for 149 turbines wind farm

Origin sells and signs PPA for 149 turbines wind farm

🕔May 8, 2017

Australian utility Origin Energy Ltd has agreed to sell Stockyard Hill wind project to China’s Goldwind and to sign a and sign a long-term PPA from the commencement of operations in 2019 to 2030. 

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Ross River solar project achieves financial closure

Ross River solar project achieves financial closure

🕔May 3, 2017

Palisade Investment Partners and ESCO Pacific have announced that the AUD$225 million (US$170 million) Ross River Solar Farm has reached financial close.

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Financial close for Australian solar farm

Financial close for Australian solar farm

🕔Apr 25, 2017

National Australia Bank Limited (NAB) and Industrial Commercial Bank of China Limited, Sydney Branch (ICBC), have secured CAD26.6 million (US$19.7 million) financing for the Gullen Solar Farm project near Canberra.

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Green Climate Fund provides US$86 million financing for Tina River hydroelectric project

Green Climate Fund provides US$86 million financing for Tina River hydroelectric project

🕔Apr 18, 2017

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved US$86 million financing for the Tina River hydroelectric power project, located in the Solomon Islands.

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Enel and DIF acquires the largest ready-to-build solar PV project in Australia

Enel and DIF acquires the largest ready-to-build solar PV project in Australia

🕔Apr 11, 2017

Enel, through a joint venture between the group’s fully-owned renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power S.p.A. (EGP) and Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF), has closed an agreement to acquire Bungala Solar One, the first 137.5 MWDC phase of the 275 MWDC Bungala Solar PV project, which is currently the largest ready-to-build solar PV project in Australia, from Bungala Solar Holding Pty Ltd., a subsidiary of Australian developer Reach Solar Energy Pty Ltd.

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Financial close for 113 MW Aussie wind scheme

Financial close for 113 MW Aussie wind scheme

🕔Apr 6, 2017

Infigen Energy has announced that it would proceed to construction of the 113.2 MW Bodangora wind farm near Wellington in New South Wales, having achieved financial close.

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First Solar acquires and finances solar project in NSW

First Solar acquires and finances solar project in NSW

🕔Mar 30, 2017

First Solar, Inc. has announced that financial close has been reached for the Manildra Solar Farm in New South Wales (NSW), Australia.

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South Australia launches tender process for 100 MW battery project

South Australia launches tender process for 100 MW battery project

🕔Mar 21, 2017

The State Government of South Australia has opened a two-week Expression of Interest period for national and international companies interested in building Australia’s largest grid-scale battery in South Australia.

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