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Foresight acquires Anaerobic Digestion plants and composting assets in the UK

Foresight acquires Anaerobic Digestion plants and composting assets in the UK

🕔Jan 15, 2018

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.

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EBRD provides EUR25 million loan for 10 MW for biogas plant in Ukraine

EBRD provides EUR25 million loan for 10 MW for biogas plant in Ukraine

🕔Jan 5, 2018

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.

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Statkraft and Södra to build advanced biofuel pilot plant in Norway

Statkraft and Södra to build advanced biofuel pilot plant in Norway

🕔Dec 19, 2017

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.

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Cory unveils plans for second London EfW plant

Cory unveils plans for second London EfW plant

🕔Dec 6, 2017

Cory Riverside Energy has revealed ambitious plans to build an integrated, low-carbon energy park at its site in Belvedere, south-east London.

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Ence Energía's €220 million refinancing loan gets S&P green evaluation

Ence Energía's €220 million refinancing loan gets S&P green evaluation

🕔Nov 30, 2017

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.

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Brazil sets bidding caps for Dec 18 tender

Brazil sets bidding caps for Dec 18 tender

🕔Nov 20, 2017

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.

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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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