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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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Infravia and Eurazeo join forces to expand solar division of Fonroche

Infravia and Eurazeo join forces to expand solar division of Fonroche

🕔Feb 6, 2017

The shareholders of Fonroche, a key player in the renewable energy sector, have announced the spin-off of the company’s businesses into two separate groups.

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Argentina signs first contracts from RenovAr 1

Argentina signs first contracts from RenovAr 1

🕔Jan 18, 2017

Argentina's Ministry of Mines and Energy has signed the contracts with seven developers, for 315 MW of the 1,142 MW awarded in the first round of its renewable energy auction, RenovAr 1.

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Spain opens public consultation for 3 GW renewables tender

Spain opens public consultation for 3 GW renewables tender

🕔Jan 5, 2017

Spain's Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism has opened a public consultation for a proposal for 3GW auction for new renewable energy capacity in the country.

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Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) provides loan for 170-MW bio heating plant in Finland

Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) provides loan for 170-MW bio heating plant in Finland

🕔Jan 4, 2017

NIB has signed a 15-year loan with the Finnish utility Lahti Energia for the construction of the new bio fuelled heating plant Kymijärvi III.

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Everbright International signs three new waste and biomass PPP projects

Everbright International signs three new waste and biomass PPP projects

🕔Jan 3, 2017

China Everbright International Limited has recently secured three environmental protection projects, including Changzhou Xinbei Waste-to-energy project Phase II in Jiangsu Province, Guixi Biomass Cogeneration projects in Jiangxi Province, and Zibo Hazardous Waste Incineration project in Shandong Province, which amount to a total investment of approximately CNY856 million (US$123 million)

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Spain to hold 3-GW renewable energy auction in the first half of 2017

Spain to hold 3-GW renewable energy auction in the first half of 2017

🕔Dec 28, 2016

Spain's Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism has announced that the country is to hold a 3-GW renewable energy auction in the first half of 2017.

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EIB finances CHP plant in Lithuania

EIB finances CHP plant in Lithuania

🕔Dec 21, 2016

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €190 million (US$197 million) loan agreement with Lietuvos Energija for the greenfield construction of new combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plants in Vilnius.

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