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InterGen to Sell Mexico Assets

InterGen to Sell Mexico Assets

🕔May 26, 2017

InterGen has recently announced plans to advance the sale of its business interests in Mexico. It is expected that a formal sales process will be launched shortly.

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NorthWestern Energy launches RFP for renewable projects in Montana

NorthWestern Energy launches RFP for renewable projects in Montana

🕔May 19, 2017

NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) seeking up to 45 MW of renewable generation owned by Montana residents.

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North Sky closes two clean energy funds at US$300 MM

North Sky closes two clean energy funds at US$300 MM

🕔May 19, 2017

North Sky Capital has announced the closing of two investment funds at US$300 million.

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Octopus closes a £300 million renewable energy fund

Octopus closes a £300 million renewable energy fund

🕔May 17, 2017

Octopus Investments Limited, the specialist alternatives manager has announced the successful close of the energy fund​ Renewable Energy Income Partnership at c.£300 million.

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PGE signs agreement to buy EDF Polish assets

PGE signs agreement to buy EDF Polish assets

🕔May 15, 2017

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA, a company controlled by the Polish State and the main electricity producer in Poland, is to acquire all of EDF Polska assets (cogeneration and electricity generation).

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Mexico announces third power auction

Mexico announces third power auction

🕔May 11, 2017

The Secretariat of Energy (SENER) together with Mexico’s National Center for Energy Control (CENACE) have published, and expects to be concluded in November, a call for a new power auction in the country.

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EIG Global Energy Partners raises USD2 billion

EIG Global Energy Partners raises USD2 billion

🕔May 11, 2017

EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG) has announced the final close of Global Private Debt Fund (GPF IV), a continuation of the firm’s platform for energy and infrastructure credit and direct lending.

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First State raises €700m for First State European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II

First State raises €700m for First State European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II

🕔May 9, 2017

First State Investments has announced its European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II completed its first fundraising series reaching its target of €700 million (US$767 million) from global institutional investors.

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Quanta subsidiary raises $750 million in first close on its debut fund

Quanta subsidiary raises $750 million in first close on its debut fund

🕔May 8, 2017

First Infrastructure Capital Advisors, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, held a US$750 million first close on its debut fund, First Infrastructure Capital.

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Oslo to purchase Hafslund ASA for €730M

Oslo to purchase Hafslund ASA for €730M

🕔May 8, 2017

Fortum and the City of Oslo have entered into an agreement to restructure their ownership in Hafslund ASA, one of the largest listed power groups in the Nordic region.

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HSH Nordbank finances 37.9 MWp Vandel 2 solar project in Denmark

HSH Nordbank finances 37.9 MWp Vandel 2 solar project in Denmark

🕔May 5, 2017

HSH Nordbank, a German financial services provider, has announced it will finance part of the construction of a 37.9 MW PV plant in Vandel/Billund, in the Danish southern province of Jütland.

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SNC-Lavalin closes WS Atkins acquisition fundraising

SNC-Lavalin closes WS Atkins acquisition fundraising

🕔May 2, 2017

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.has announced the closing of CAD880 million (US$647 million) public offering of subscription receipts and US$400 million (US$294 million) private placement of subscription receipts that will be used to finance the anticipated adquisiton of WS Atkins plc.

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ACCIONA signs a green loan with BBVA to fund renewable projects in Chile

ACCIONA signs a green loan with BBVA to fund renewable projects in Chile

🕔Apr 28, 2017

ACCIONA has signed a €100 million (US$109 million) "green loan" with BBVA to partially fund its photovoltaic and wind energy projects in Chile.

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Macquarie acquires Green Investment Bank for £2.3bn

Macquarie acquires Green Investment Bank for £2.3bn

🕔Apr 26, 2017

A Macquarie-led consortium, comprising Macquarie Group Limited, Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), has agreed to acquire the UK Green Investment Bank plc (Green Investment Bank) from the UK govenment for £2.4 billion (US$3.1 billion)

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SNC-Lavalin to acquire WS Atkins

SNC-Lavalin to acquire WS Atkins

🕔Apr 24, 2017

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement with WS Atkins plc, approved by the boards of directors of both companies, on the terms of a cash acquisition by which SNC-Lavalin will acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Atkins for £20.8 (US$22.3) per share in cash, representing an aggregate cash consideration of CAD3.6 billion (US$2.7 billion).

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Fiera and Ullico acquire stakes in 921 MW DE Shaw renewables portfolio

Fiera and Ullico acquire stakes in 921 MW DE Shaw renewables portfolio

🕔Apr 12, 2017

Ullico Inc. has announced the closing of its investment in a portfolio of eight solar and wind power generation projects owned by affiliates of D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C. (DESRI) and other investors, with a further three projects anticipated to be added to the portfolio in 2017.

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Greenko raises US$155 million in Equity funding

Greenko raises US$155 million in Equity funding

🕔Apr 11, 2017

Greenko Energy Holdings (Greenko), an Indian renewable energy company, has announced the signing of definitive agreements for a primary equity raising of US$155 million from an affiliate of GIC and an entity that is ultimately wholly-owned by the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).

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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 takes control of a subsidiary

Engie takes control of a subsidiary

🕔Apr 10, 2017

ENGIE and SOPER, respectively 59% and 41% shareholders of La Compagnie du Vent, have announced the signing of a share sales agreement by which, once the usual conditions precedent are met, La Compagnie du Vent will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of ENGIE.

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New Energy Capital Partners completes final closing for oversubscribed Infrastructure Credit Fund

New Energy Capital Partners completes final closing for oversubscribed Infrastructure Credit Fund

🕔Apr 7, 2017

New Energy Capital Partners, LLC (NEC), an alternative asset management firm focused on debt and equity investments in small- and mid-sized clean energy infrastructure projects and companies, has announced that it held a final closing for the New Energy Capital Infrastructure Credit Fund with total capital commitments of US$325 million.

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