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IPPToday #266: SIMEC ZEN Energy to install 1 GW renewables in South Australia for US$1 billion

IPPToday #266: SIMEC ZEN Energy to install 1 GW renewables in South Australia for US$1 billion

🕔Aug 16, 2018

SIMEC ZEN Energy, a subsidiary of British conglomerate GFG Alliance, has launched a US$1 billion investment plan to install 1 GW dispatchable renewable energy in South Australia.

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SUSI Energy Storage Fund hits €252 million final close

SUSI Energy Storage Fund hits €252 million final close

🕔Jul 2, 2018

The SUSI Energy Storage Fund (SESF) has reached the final closure having received capital commitments of €252 million (US$292,62 million) from institutional investors in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Sweden and Switzerland.

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Puerto Rico publishes RFQ for energy storage project

Puerto Rico publishes RFQ for energy storage project

🕔Jun 27, 2018

The Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority in collaboration with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), will begin the selection process for a public-private partnership with a private company.

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KGAL achieves US$150 million second close of Enhanced Sustainable Power Fund 4

KGAL achieves US$150 million second close of Enhanced Sustainable Power Fund 4

🕔May 2, 2018

KGAL has announced the second closing of its Enhanced Sustainable Power Fund (ESPF) 4. Five European investors have committed EUR127 million (US$154.01 million) to the renewable energy fund, bringing the total equity raised to EUR382 million (US$463.24 million).

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Lebanon launches RFEOI for 300 MW solar and storage projects

Lebanon launches RFEOI for 300 MW solar and storage projects

🕔Apr 16, 2018

Lebanon’s Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) has issued a Request for Expresions of Interest (RFEOI) for the design, development, financing, construction and operation of photovoltaic parks with between 210 MWp and 300 MWp capacity and battery storage, at various locations throughout Lebanon as selected by the developers.

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IPPToday #184: MoU signed for development of 200 GW solar power in Saudi Arabia by 2030

IPPToday #184: MoU signed for development of 200 GW solar power in Saudi Arabia by 2030

🕔Apr 3, 2018

The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF) has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SoftBank's Vision Fund LP (SBVF) to create the New Solar Energy Plan 2030, which envisions the development of between 150 GW and 200 GW solar power generation capacity in Saudi Arabia by 2030.

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IPPToday #181: Neoen secures financial close of US$270 million wind-storage project in Australia

IPPToday #181: Neoen secures financial close of US$270 million wind-storage project in Australia

🕔Mar 26, 2018

Neoen has secured project financing for the Bulgana Green Power Hub project, a 194MW wind farm and 20 MW battery storage facility to be constructed near Stawell in Victoria, Australia. The total investment of the project is AUD350 million (US$269.91 million).

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ADB announces US$235 million for renewable projects in South-East Asia

ADB announces US$235 million for renewable projects in South-East Asia

🕔Feb 27, 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a loan equivalent of up with US$235 million to B.Grimm Power Public Company Limited, one of the largest power producers in Thailand, to develop and enhance renewable energy capacity in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

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IPPToday #147: Bangladesh and Indonesia sign MoU on US$2 billion 1400 MW gas project

IPPToday #147: Bangladesh and Indonesia sign MoU on US$2 billion 1400 MW gas project

🕔Feb 2, 2018

Indonesia’s state-owned diversified energy company PT Pertamina and Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop an integrated gas project, comprising of a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant with installed capacity of 1400 MW and a floating, storage and regasification unit (FSRU). The estimated total investment is US$2 billion.

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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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Funds sign MoU  to develop 3 GW solar-plus-storage projects in Saudi Arabia

Funds sign MoU to develop 3 GW solar-plus-storage projects in Saudi Arabia

🕔Nov 3, 2017

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SoftBank Vision Fund (SBVF) to jointly fund the development of 3 GW of solar photovoltaic and storage capacity in Saudi Arabia.

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Powin Energy Closes Project Financing from Brookfield Renewable for its Stratford Energy Storage System

Powin Energy Closes Project Financing from Brookfield Renewable for its Stratford Energy Storage System

🕔Oct 31, 2017

Powin Energy Corporation has secured construction to term project financing from renewable power company Brookfield Renewable Partners for its 8.8 MW/40.8 MWh Stratford Energy Storage Project in Stratford, Ontario, Canada

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SUSI Energy Efficiency Fund closes second transaction in Spain

SUSI Energy Efficiency Fund closes second transaction in Spain

🕔Oct 26, 2017

SUSI Energy Efficiency Fund has closed its second transaction in the Spanish market financing a public energy efficient lighting agreement signed between the Spanish energy service company Rubatec and the municipality of Calafell, near Barcelona (Spain).

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ARENA​ ​to​ ​help​ ​fund​  ​30 MW​ ​South Australia​ ​battery project

ARENA​ ​to​ ​help​ ​fund​ ​30 MW​ ​South Australia​ ​battery project

🕔Sep 5, 2017

A​ ​new​ ​large-scale​ ​battery,​ ​​will​ ​be​ ​built​ ​in​ ​South​ ​Australia​ ​with​ ​support​ ​from the​ ​Australian​ ​Renewable​ ​Energy​ ​Agency​ ​(ARENA).

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South Australia launches call for proposals under Renewable Technology Fund

South Australia launches call for proposals under Renewable Technology Fund

🕔Sep 1, 2017

The State Government of South Australia is calling for expressions of interest (EOI) from businesses interested in accessing a share of a AUD150 million (US$119 million) Renewable Technology Fund (RTF).

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IPPToday #47: Queensland's Renewables 400 program attracts strong interest

IPPToday #47: Queensland's Renewables 400 program attracts strong interest

🕔Aug 30, 2017

The Queensland Government’s auction for 400MW of large-scale renewable energy generation and storage has attracted interest from more than 200 business, including project developers, investors and local small businesses.

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TRIG acquires energy storage project from RES

TRIG acquires energy storage project from RES

🕔Aug 18, 2017

RES (Renewable Energy Systems) has announced the acquisition of its 20MW energy storage project in Broxburn, West Lothian, by The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG), a London-listed investment company advised by InfraRed Capital Partners.

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Cypress Creek Renewables Launches Portfolio of Battery Projects

Cypress Creek Renewables Launches Portfolio of Battery Projects

🕔Jul 14, 2017

Cypress Creek Renewables has announced its collaboration with United Renewable Energy to co-develop a series of 12 solar-plus-storage projects with Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) in North Carolina.

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EIB mulls loan for Gambia PV & storage project

EIB mulls loan for Gambia PV & storage project

🕔Jul 11, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) may provide finance to Gambia’s National Water and Electricity Company for a solar power-plus-storage and grid upgrade project in the country.

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IPPToday #11: AES closes US$2 billion in financing for 1.4 GW Southland repowering project

IPPToday #11: AES closes US$2 billion in financing for 1.4 GW Southland repowering project

🕔Jul 6, 2017

The AES Corporation has announced the closing of US$2.0 billion in long-term, non-recourse financing for its 1,384 MW Southland repowering project in Southern California.

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