The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) of Connecticut has announced is seeking proposals from developers of qualified offshore wind, fuel cell, and anaerobic digestion Class I resources for projects to be located anywhere in New England, a region comprising six states of the northeastern United States.
The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that it is financing the construction of four biogas combined heat and power plants in Belarus. The bank is loaning up to US$15 million to three special purpose companies owned by the Lithuanian UAB Modus Group.
The European Commission's Cohesion Fund has granted funding for a combined heat and power (CHP) project in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, in the south-east of the country. The project is being developed by Lietuvos Energija, who expect the CHP plant to produce 87.6 MW of electricity and 227 MW of heat.
Foresight Group LLP has announced the completion of the acquisition of an operational portfolio of two large scale Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plants and seven composting assets for an undisclosed sum. The sites are located across East Anglia and the East Midlands regions of the UK.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided a senior loan of EUR25 million (US$ 30,10 million) to PJSC Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP) for the construction and operation of a 10 MW biogas plant in Ukraine.
Statkraft and Södra have announced that they are going to build a biofuel plant in Norway, through their joint venture Silva Green Fuel AS (Statkraft 51%, Södra 49%). The plant will produce advanced (second generation) biofuel from forest feedstock.
Cory Riverside Energy has revealed ambitious plans to build an integrated, low-carbon energy park at its site in Belvedere, south-east London.
Ence Energía is seeking to restructure its debt through a €220 million (US$261,40 million) facility which will expand its biomass power generation business.
The National Electric Energy Regulator (Aneel) has been authorized by The Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) to hold two auctions for new power generation projects to be held on December 18, 2017.
Alpek and ContourGlobal have entered into a 60-day exclusivity period to conduct confirmatory due diligence and negotiate final agreements in relation to ContourGlobal’s potential acquisition of Alpek’s cogeneration power plants in Cosoleacaque and Altamira, Mexico.
Banca IMI as Agent Bank, Mediocredito Italiano S.p.A., UBI Banca S.p.A. and Cassa dei Risparmi di Forlì e della Romagna S.p.A. has providede €60 million (US$ 70,37 million) project financing for a 25.2 MW biomass plant located in Sant’Agata di Puglia Municipality in Foggia, Apulia Region, Italy.
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.
Iona Capital has announced the first close of the Iona Environmental Infrastructure LP 3, a £250 million 15 year limited life pooled investment vehicle.
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).
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.
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).
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.
The Government of Argentina has launched the RenovAr Ronda 2 national auction, comprising 1,200 MW of renewable energy capacity.
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 the go-ahead to the Vilnius combined heat and power (CHP) plant project developed by the state-run energy holding Lietuvos Energija.
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.