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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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25.2 MW Italian biomass plant raises project financing

25.2 MW Italian biomass plant raises project financing

🕔Nov 17, 2017

Banca IMI as Agent Bank, Mediocredito Italiano S.p.A., UBI Banca S.p.A. and Cassa dei Risparmi di Forlì e della Romagna S.p.A. has provided€60 million (US$ 70,37 million) project financing for a 25.2 MW biomass plant located in Sant’Agata di Puglia Municipality in Foggia, Apulia Region, Italy.

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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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Iona Capital announces the first close of  Iona Environmental Infrastructure LP 3

Iona Capital announces the first close of Iona Environmental Infrastructure LP 3

🕔Nov 8, 2017

Iona Capital has announced the first close of the Iona Environmental Infrastructure LP 3, a £250 million 15 year limited life pooled investment vehicle.

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CIP refinances two biomass power plants in the UK

CIP refinances two biomass power plants in the UK

🕔Oct 30, 2017

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has completed the refinancing of its interest in two biomass power plants in the UK on behalf of the fund Copenhagen Infrastructure I K/S (CI I). 

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IPPToday #86: Argentina sells 117 bidding documents for RenovAr Round 2

IPPToday #86: Argentina sells 117 bidding documents for RenovAr Round 2

🕔Oct 26, 2017

The Ministry of Energy and Mining has opened the tender for Round 2 of the RenovAr Program in order to promote fulfillment of the targets imposed to achieve 8% participation of renewable energy sources in the electricity grid for December 2017, and 20% for 2025.

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JREC Kamisu biomass project achieves FC

JREC Kamisu biomass project achieves FC

🕔Sep 25, 2017

Japan Renewable Energy Corporation (JREC) has signed ¥11.7 billion (US$104 million) project financing with a group of Japanese banks for a 24 MW wood biomass power plant in Kamisu, Ibaraki Prefecture (Japan).

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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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IPPToday #41: Argentina launches 1.2 GW round 2 renewable auction

IPPToday #41: Argentina launches 1.2 GW round 2 renewable auction

🕔Aug 22, 2017

The Government of Argentina has launched the RenovAr Ronda 2 national auction, comprising 1,200 MW of renewable energy capacity.

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The European Commission (EC) has given a green light to the Vilnius combined heat and power (CHP) plant project

The European Commission (EC) has given a green light to the Vilnius combined heat and power (CHP) plant project

🕔Aug 11, 2017

The European Commission (EC) has given the go-ahead to the Vilnius combined heat and power (CHP) plant project developed by the state-run energy holding Lietuvos Energija.

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NIB invests in Lithuanian €-300 million green bond

NIB invests in Lithuanian €-300 million green bond

🕔Jul 26, 2017

Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) invested has invested €25 million (US$29 million) in subscribing to Lithuania’s first green bond issuance made by the country’s leading energy company Lietuvos Energija.

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CIP achieves third close for fund III

CIP achieves third close for fund III

🕔Jul 18, 2017

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ new fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III has reached its third close with total commitments reaching €1.9 billion (US$2.2 billion), after only 4 months of fundraising.

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Denmark's Anaes Power Station can phase out coal

Denmark's Anaes Power Station can phase out coal

🕔Jul 17, 2017

With a new 20-year agreement recently concluded between Novo Nordisk, Novozymes, Kalundborg Forsyning and DONG Energy, a sustainable alternative has been found to Denmark's largest coal-fired power station unit, enabling a complete phase-out of coal in a DKK 1.2 billion ($180 million) development.

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Everbright secures biomass electricity and heat cogeneration project

Everbright secures biomass electricity and heat cogeneration project

🕔Jul 4, 2017

China Everbright Greentech Limited has announced that it has secured Wendeng Biomass Electricity and Heat Cogeneration Project.
 

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14 winners for France’s Biomass power tender

14 winners for France’s Biomass power tender

🕔Apr 11, 2017

Ségolène Royal, France's Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, launched in February 2016 a first call for tender for the biomass/biogas sectors over a period of three years in order to give legibility to the industrialists resulting this into the designation of 14 winning projects.

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ENGIE signs US$1.25 B of PV and biomass agreements in Indonesia

ENGIE signs US$1.25 B of PV and biomass agreements in Indonesia

🕔Apr 7, 2017

ENGIE Group has signed three partnership agreements in Jakarta to develop, co-finance, build, operate and maintain microgrid and other renewable energy projects in various parts of Indonesia, for a total value of US$1.25 billion over the next five years.

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EIB mulls providing financing for biomass and waste gasification project in Thouars

EIB mulls providing financing for biomass and waste gasification project in Thouars

🕔Mar 27, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is assessing a loan of €20 million (US$21.6 million) to support a biomass and waste gasification project in France.

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EIB and Eiffel Investment Group launch new renewable fund

EIB and Eiffel Investment Group launch new renewable fund

🕔Mar 27, 2017

Eiffel Investment Group and European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced the launch of the Eiffel Energy Transition fund with the support of a number of leading institutional investors.

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Everbright secures several greentech PPP projects

Everbright secures several greentech PPP projects

🕔Mar 7, 2017

China Everbright International Limited has announced that it has recently secured three greentech projects, including the Henan Sheqi Integrated Biomass and Waste-to-Energy Projects and the Jiangsu Lianshui Biomass Electricity and Heat Cogeneration Project, with a total investment of CNY857 million (US$124 million).

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Bird Construction selected as preferred bidder for Hamilton Biosolids Project

Bird Construction selected as preferred bidder for Hamilton Biosolids Project

🕔Feb 9, 2017

Harbour City Solutions consortium has been selected as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain, a biosolids management project for the City of Hamilton, Ontario (Canada).

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