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8minutenergy and Capital Dynamics acquire Mount Signal 3 Solar Project

8minutenergy and Capital Dynamics acquire Mount Signal 3 Solar Project

🕔Jul 20, 2017

8minutenergy Renewables and global private asset manager Capital Dynamics, have announced the acquisition and development of the 328 MW Mount Signal 3 (MS3) solar photovoltaic (PV) project in California.

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IPPToday #19: EIB backs EUR 4.3bn of energy investments

IPPToday #19: EIB backs EUR 4.3bn of energy investments

🕔Jul 19, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) board has approved €4.3 billion (~US$5 billlion) in financing for the development of energy projects, including renewables, in Europe and India.

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KGAL renewable energy fund raises EUR 255m

KGAL renewable energy fund raises EUR 255m

🕔Jul 19, 2017

KGAL has announced the first closing of its core plus European renewable fund ESPF 4. With €255 million (US$294 million) of committed equity, the Luxembourg-based SICAV-SIF vehicle has attracted large commitments from four major European institutional investors.

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Solar Alliance to buy EPC firm Aries Solar

Solar Alliance to buy EPC firm Aries Solar

🕔Jul 19, 2017

Solar Alliance Energy has announced it will acquire Aries Solar, a company which offers installation services for solar energy solutions, from Thompson Machinery Commerce Corporation.

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EDF Renewable Energy acquires 179-MW solar projects from First Solar

EDF Renewable Energy acquires 179-MW solar projects from First Solar

🕔Jul 19, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy has announced the acquisition of the 179 MW Switch Station 1 and Switch Station 2 Solar Projects from First Solar.

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Dominion Energy acquires 10 MW solar farm from Hecate Energy

Dominion Energy acquires 10 MW solar farm from Hecate Energy

🕔Jul 18, 2017

Dominion Energy announced that it has acquired Clarke County Solar, a 10 MW solar power facility in Clarke County from an affiliate of Chicago-based Hecate Energy, LLC.

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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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Maryland cooperative signs 27.5-MW solar PPA with Origis Energy

Maryland cooperative signs 27.5-MW solar PPA with Origis Energy

🕔Jul 17, 2017

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) and Origis Energy USA have announced they have entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to develop the new Ripley Solar 27.5 MW facility to be constructed on Ripley Road in La Plata, Maryland.

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IPPToday #16: MASEN issues RFP for the 800-MW Noor Midelt solar project

IPPToday #16: MASEN issues RFP for the 800-MW Noor Midelt solar project

🕔Jul 14, 2017

The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has started the next stage of the tender process for the phase 1 of the 800 MW Noor Midelt solar power complex issuing a Request of Proposals (RFP) to the consortia shorlisted.

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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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GE Energy Financial Services raises solar energy fund in Japan

GE Energy Financial Services raises solar energy fund in Japan

🕔Jul 10, 2017

GE Energy Financial Services, the energy investing unit of General Electric, has raised the largest solar energy fund in Japan to invest in Japanese solar power projects.

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CFM achieves first close on EM-focused renewables fund

CFM achieves first close on EM-focused renewables fund

🕔Jul 7, 2017

Climate Fund Managers (CFM) has announced the first close of Climate Investor One (CIO), at US$412 million.

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EBRD to back another 50-MW Kazakh solar project

EBRD to back another 50-MW Kazakh solar project

🕔Jul 6, 2017

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced the signature of a mandate letter for the co-financing of a new solar plant in Kazakhstan near the world-famous space centre in Baikonur.

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IPPToday #10: Vortex to refinance its 365 MW UK solar portfolio

IPPToday #10: Vortex to refinance its 365 MW UK solar portfolio

🕔Jul 5, 2017

Vortex, the European renewables platform has announced the the £337 million (US$435 million) refinancing of a 365 MW portfolio comprising 24 operational PV solar farms in the UK. 

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Armenia's tender for 55-MW solar project attracts 20 bids

Armenia's tender for 55-MW solar project attracts 20 bids

🕔Jul 5, 2017

Armenia's Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources has received applications from 20 different bidders from China, USA, Germany, Spain, South Korea, Iran and other countries for the construction of the 50 MW solar project near the village of Masrik in the province of Gegharkunik.

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Vattenfall splits wind business unit and forms solar division

Vattenfall splits wind business unit and forms solar division

🕔Jul 5, 2017

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Tunisia establishes deadlines for 210-MW renewable tender

Tunisia establishes deadlines for 210-MW renewable tender

🕔Jul 4, 2017

The Ministry for Energy, Mines and Renewable energies of Tunisia has launched two deadlines for the tender process involving 210 MW of renewable power generation.

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IPPToday #8: TEDA issues RfP for 500-MW solar park in Tamil Nadu

IPPToday #8: TEDA issues RfP for 500-MW solar park in Tamil Nadu

🕔Jul 3, 2017

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the development of a 500 MW solar park in the state through solar power park developers (SSPDs).

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ADB to support Cambodian solar PPPs

ADB to support Cambodian solar PPPs

🕔Jun 30, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC) in setting up a national solar park program to exploit Cambodia’s solar resources.

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