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EU to grant EUR 18m for renewables in Cuba - report

EU to grant EUR 18m for renewables in Cuba - report

🕔Nov 17, 2017

The European Union is mulling signing a €18 million (US$ 21 million) financing agreement to support renewable energy in Cuba.

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DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I achieves final close

DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I achieves final close

🕔Nov 16, 2017

DIF has announced the final close of DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I at the hard cap of € 450 million (US$ 527,83 million)

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IPPToday #98: BNDES and IDB sign US$2.4 B loan for infrastructure and sustainable energy projects

IPPToday #98: BNDES and IDB sign US$2.4 B loan for infrastructure and sustainable energy projects

🕔Nov 14, 2017

The president of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), Paulo Rabello de Castro, and the vice-president for Countries of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Alexandre Meira da Rosa, have signed an agreement of a conditional credit line worth USD 2.4 billion to fund  infrastructure and sustainable energy projects and productive projects of small and medium companies.

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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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 WRB Serra Partners Fund I achieves final close at US$46.5 million

WRB Serra Partners Fund I achieves final close at US$46.5 million

🕔Oct 23, 2017

WRB Serra Partners has successfully completed the closing of WRB Serra Partners Fund I, L.P. with committed capital of US$46.5 Million. The fund secured capital from a mix of family office and institutional investors and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

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Brookfield Renewable closes TerraForm Power deal with Renova

Brookfield Renewable closes TerraForm Power deal with Renova

🕔Oct 20, 2017

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IPPToday #81: IFC issues US$1B green bond with great investors demand

IPPToday #81: IFC issues US$1B green bond with great investors demand

🕔Oct 19, 2017

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today issued a 5-year green bond that raised US$1billion for climate-smart investments in emerging markets, amid surging investor demand.

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innogy completes new credit line and launches green bonds

innogy completes new credit line and launches green bonds

🕔Oct 13, 2017

Innogy has signed a stand-alone credit agreement of €2 billion and has issued its inaugural corporate green bond of €850 million (US$1 billion) to refinance wind energy projects in Europe

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M&G launches global listed infrastructure fund

M&G launches global listed infrastructure fund

🕔Oct 10, 2017

M&G Investments, an international asset manager, has announced the launch of a global equity infrastructure fund which aims to provide investors with both a growing income stream and long-term capital appreciation.

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PFA invests in Africa Infrastructure Fund

PFA invests in Africa Infrastructure Fund

🕔Oct 4, 2017

PFA Pension has committed US$100 million to the  The Africa Infrastructure Fund, thus totaling the commitments from A.P. Moller Holding and the other anchor investors PKA, Pension Denmark and Lægernes Pension (The Medical Doctor’s Pension Fund) to US$650 million.

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DONG Energy to change its name to Ørsted

DONG Energy to change its name to Ørsted

🕔Oct 3, 2017

​Following DONG Energy's profound strategic transformation from black to green energy and the recent divestment of the upstream oil and gas production, the company has decided to change its name to Ørsted.

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AIIB contributes US$150 million for the IFC's Emerging Asia Fund

AIIB contributes US$150 million for the IFC's Emerging Asia Fund

🕔Sep 29, 2017

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has invested US$150 million in the IFC’s Emerging Asia Fund and co-financing a project with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to improve energy connectivity in India by strengthening its power transmission system.

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The EDF Group launches Agregio

The EDF Group launches Agregio

🕔Sep 27, 2017

The EDF Group is launching its new subsidiary Agregio, in order to help electricity producers who create renewable energy and businesses who can adapt their patterns of consumption to make use of it. 

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Fortum to launch Public Takeover Offer for Uniper

Fortum to launch Public Takeover Offer for Uniper

🕔Sep 27, 2017

Fortum has announced its intention to launch a voluntary Public Takeover Offer, comprising a cash offer to all Uniper shareholders with a total value of €22 per share.

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IPPToday #66: France plans to invest €20 Billion in an energy transition plan

IPPToday #66: France plans to invest €20 Billion in an energy transition plan

🕔Sep 27, 2017

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced that the French government plans to invest €20 billion in an energy transition plan.

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IPPToday #65: ABB to acquire GE Industrial Solutions for US$2.6 B

IPPToday #65: ABB to acquire GE Industrial Solutions for US$2.6 B

🕔Sep 26, 2017

ABB has announced the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions, GE’s global electrification solutions business. ABB would close the deal for US$2.6 billion

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Schroders launches UK infrastructure debt fund

Schroders launches UK infrastructure debt fund

🕔Sep 26, 2017

Schroders has launched its first UK-dedicated infrastructure debt fund, with a focus on UK pension funds and insurance companies.

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Mainstream changes its senior management mtructure

Mainstream changes its senior management mtructure

🕔Sep 7, 2017

Mainstream Renewable Power is making a number of changes to its senior management structure. Under the new structure, Mr Kinsella will take on responsibility for the running of the Group, its strategy and direction.

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Sembcorp takes full control of Indian renewable business

Sembcorp takes full control of Indian renewable business

🕔Sep 5, 2017

Sembcorp Utilities has entered into an agreement to acquire IDFC Private Equity Fund III (IDFC)’s remaining stake in Sembcorp Green Infra (SGI), for INR14 billion (US$218 million). With this, Sembcorp will become the sole owner of SGI. 

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True Green Capital closes third fund reaching hard cap of US$350 M

True Green Capital closes third fund reaching hard cap of US$350 M

🕔Sep 4, 2017

True Green Capital Management LLC (TGC), an institutional asset manager specializing in distributed power generation, with a current focus on commercial photovoltaic solar, announced it has closed its latest discretionary fund, True Green Capital Fund III, L.P. 

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