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Scatec Solar completes NOK 380M private placement

Scatec Solar completes NOK 380M private placement

🕔Mar 28, 2017

Scatec Solar ASA has raised approximately NOK380 million (US$45 million) in gross proceeds through a private placement consisting of 9,380,000 new shares at a price of NOK40.50 (US$4.79) per share

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Conquest Advisory raises €115M for its new renewable fund

Conquest Advisory raises €115M for its new renewable fund

🕔Mar 28, 2017

Conquest has completed an initial close for its renewable power fund (Conquest Renewable Yield Europe), with €115 million (US$124 million) as a result from solicitations and commitments from European institutional investors, including insurance companies, pension funds, banks, and global energy corporates. 

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3i launches North American infrastructure platform

3i launches North American infrastructure platform

🕔Mar 21, 2017

3i announced the launch of its North American infrastructure business. Establishing a local team in the US will position 3i to access attractive infrastructure investment opportunities throughout North America.

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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners initiates fundraising process for third fund

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners initiates fundraising process for third fund

🕔Mar 20, 2017

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has initiated the fundraising process for its new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III, which will now be open for investor subscription.

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Actis hits US$2.75bn hardcap for fourth energy fund

Actis hits US$2.75bn hardcap for fourth energy fund

🕔Mar 14, 2017

Actis has announced that it has reached final closing on its fourth energy fund Actis Energy 4 (AE4) with commitments hitting a hardcap at US$2.75billion.

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Anbaric, Ontario Teachers' to form clean energy infrastructure alliance

Anbaric, Ontario Teachers' to form clean energy infrastructure alliance

🕔Mar 14, 2017

Anbaric, a developer of clean energy transmission and microgrid projects, and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have announced a partnership to create a new development company, Anbaric Development Partners.

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Iona Capital backs the Northern Powerhouse with a portfolio of renewable energy investments

Iona Capital backs the Northern Powerhouse with a portfolio of renewable energy investments

🕔Mar 8, 2017

Iona Capital, through its North West Environmental Infrastructure Fund and through Iona Environmental Infrastructure Funds 1 and 2, has committed £130 million (US$158 million) of investment into new and existing environmental infrastructure projects in the UK’s Northern Powerhouse.  

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Brookfield Renewable to Invest in 3,600 MW Global Renewable Power Portfolio

Brookfield Renewable to Invest in 3,600 MW Global Renewable Power Portfolio

🕔Mar 8, 2017

TerraForm Power, Inc., an owner and operator of clean energy power plants, and Brookfield Asset Management Inc., a global alternative asset manager, have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Brookfield will assume the role of TerraForm Power’s sponsor and Brookfield will become the controlling shareholder.

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World Bank approves $480 M guarantee for Argentina green projects

World Bank approves $480 M guarantee for Argentina green projects

🕔Mar 7, 2017

To achieve the target of 20 percent of energy consumption originating from renewable energy in Argentina by 2025, the World Bank Board of Directors has approved a US$480 million guarantee to promote private investment in the sector.

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Capital Power acquires 294 MW of power facilities in Canada

Capital Power acquires 294 MW of power facilities in Canada

🕔Mar 7, 2017

Capital Power Corporation has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the thermal power business of Veresen Inc., consisting of two gas-fired generation facilities and two waste heat assets.

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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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AES, AIMCo to buy sPower for US$1.58 billion

AES, AIMCo to buy sPower for US$1.58 billion

🕔Mar 1, 2017

The AES Corporation and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), on behalf of certain of its clients, have agreed to acquire FTP Power LLC (sPower), the largest independent owner, operator and developer of utility scale solar assets in the United States, from Fir Tree Partners and its minority owners, for US$853 million in cash, plus the assumption of US$724 million in non-recourse debt.

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EQT Infrastructure III closes at €4.0 billion

EQT Infrastructure III closes at €4.0 billion

🕔Feb 27, 2017

EQT has announced that its third fund for infrastructure investments, EQT Infrastructure III, has been closed at the hard cap of €4 billion (US$4.2 million).

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Infranode closes second investment round for infrastructure fund

Infranode closes second investment round for infrastructure fund

🕔Feb 20, 2017

Infranode has announced the closing of its second investment round. The Infranode I investment platform raises SEK1.9 billion (US$213 million) dedicated to essential infrastructure investments in the Nordics.

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SL Capital Partners closes $645 million SL Capital Infrastructure Fund I

SL Capital Partners closes $645 million SL Capital Infrastructure Fund I

🕔Feb 10, 2017

SL Capital Partners has announced the final close of its inaugural infrastructure fund, SL Capital Infrastructure Fund I.

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Chile announces 4.2 GW renewables tender

Chile announces 4.2 GW renewables tender

🕔Feb 7, 2017

Chile has announced 4.2 GW renewables tender in order to supply the energy needs of the regulated customers of the Interconnected Systems (SIC and SING) from January 1, 2023, for 20 years.

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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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Blackrock acquires First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Funds

Blackrock acquires First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Funds

🕔Feb 2, 2017

BlackRock has entered into an agreement to acquire First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Funds (FREIF), the equity infrastructure franchise of First Reserve.

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Building Energy acquires 4energia

Building Energy acquires 4energia

🕔Feb 1, 2017

Building Energy has signed a purchase agreement to acquire 4energia, an independent energy trader founded to buy electric power from small and medium scale plants for energy producers in Italy.

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Global Infrastructure Partners raises $15.8 billion for latest fund

Global Infrastructure Partners raises $15.8 billion for latest fund

🕔Jan 31, 2017

Global Infrastructure Partners have raised a total of US$15.8 billion for its GIP III fund, which is the firm's largest infrastructure fund.

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