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Germany launches 200 MW solar auction

Germany launches 200 MW solar auction

🕔Apr 24, 2017

Germany's Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagetur) is launching a new 200 MW solar tender with a bid submission deadline of June 1.

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InfraCo Africa invests $1.65 million in Nigerian solar project

InfraCo Africa invests $1.65 million in Nigerian solar project

🕔Apr 24, 2017

InfraCo Africa has signed a Convertible Loan Agreement (CLA) with Access Quaint Solar Nigeria Ltd which commits InfraCo Africa (part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group) to provide US$1.25 million to co-finance the development of the Abiba Solar project through to financial close.

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PPAs signed for 750-MW Rewa solar project in India

PPAs signed for 750-MW Rewa solar project in India

🕔Apr 21, 2017

India’s State Government of Madhya Pradesh signed project agreements with solar power companies making Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park a reality and helping India get closer to its 100 GW solar energy goal by 2022.

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NBET signs off key deals for a 120 MW solar portfolio in Nigeria

NBET signs off key deals for a 120 MW solar portfolio in Nigeria

🕔Apr 21, 2017

Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) coordinated the signings of Nigeria’s Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, with solar developers Afrinegia Nigeria Limited and CT Cosmos Nigeria Limited on two put and call option agreements (PCOAs).

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Saudi Arabia shortlists firms for 700MW of wind and solar

Saudi Arabia shortlists firms for 700MW of wind and solar

🕔Apr 18, 2017

The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO), of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, has shortlisted qualified companies for round one of the National Renewable Energy Program (NREP).

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Solar Frontier Americas completes the sale of 40 MW solar project to Dominion

Solar Frontier Americas completes the sale of 40 MW solar project to Dominion

🕔Apr 18, 2017

Solar Frontier Americas, U.S. subsidiary of CIS solar energy solutions provider, Solar Frontier, has announced it has sold its 40 MW Midway II solar power plant to a subsidiary of Dominion Energy Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc.

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Alberta initiates renewable procurement programme

Alberta initiates renewable procurement programme

🕔Apr 17, 2017

The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) to initiate the first competitive procurement process as part of the Renewable Electricity Program (REP).

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Exelon sells 49% of Renewables Partners to John Hancock Life

Exelon sells 49% of Renewables Partners to John Hancock Life

🕔Apr 17, 2017

ExGen Renewables Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Exelon Generation Company, and John Hancock Life Insurance Company have entered into a purchase agreement, under which Hancock agreed to purchase 49% of the membership interests of ExGen Renewables Partners.

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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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Enel and DIF acquires the largest ready-to-build solar PV project in Australia

Enel and DIF acquires the largest ready-to-build solar PV project in Australia

🕔Apr 11, 2017

Enel, through a joint venture between the group’s fully-owned renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power S.p.A. (EGP) and Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF), has closed an agreement to acquire Bungala Solar One, the first 137.5 MWDC phase of the 275 MWDC Bungala Solar PV project, which is currently the largest ready-to-build solar PV project in Australia, from Bungala Solar Holding Pty Ltd., a subsidiary of Australian developer Reach Solar Energy Pty Ltd.

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World Bank Board Approves US$100 million for Large-Scale Solar Parks in India

World Bank Board Approves US$100 million for Large-Scale Solar Parks in India

🕔Apr 10, 2017

The World Bank Board has approved US$100 million to help India increase its power generation capacity through cleaner, renewable energy sources.

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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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First Solar to review options for 8point3 Energy Partners

First Solar to review options for 8point3 Energy Partners

🕔Apr 7, 2017

First Solar, Inc. has announced that it, working together with its financial and legal advisors, is reviewing alternatives for the sale of its interests in 8point3 Energy Partners

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ENGIE signs US$1.25 B of PV and biomass agreements in Indonesia

ENGIE signs US$1.25 B of PV and biomass agreements in Indonesia

🕔Apr 7, 2017

ENGIE Group has signed three partnership agreements in Jakarta to develop, co-finance, build, operate and maintain microgrid and other renewable energy projects in various parts of Indonesia, for a total value of US$1.25 billion over the next five years.

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Canadian Solar secures project bond in Japan

Canadian Solar secures project bond in Japan

🕔Apr 6, 2017

Canadian Solar Inc. has announced completion of its second green project bond placement with Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd

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First Solar sells Moapa Southern Paiute solar plant to Capital Dynamics

First Solar sells Moapa Southern Paiute solar plant to Capital Dynamics

🕔Apr 5, 2017

First Solar, Inc. has announced it has completed the sale of the cash equity interests in the 250 MWAC Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project in Nevada to global private asset manager Capital Dynamics.

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Dubai is accepting proposals for CSP plant of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Dubai is accepting proposals for CSP plant of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

🕔Apr 5, 2017

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority  has issued a Request for Proposal  to all qualified bidders for a 200 MW Concentrated Solar Power  Power Plant, the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, and is accepting submissions by May.

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FRV reaches financial close for two solar PV projects in Jordan

FRV reaches financial close for two solar PV projects in Jordan

🕔Mar 31, 2017

FRV has announced the financial close of two of the four projects awarded in the second round of Jordan’s solar independent power producer (IPP) tender.

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Canadian Solar Secures JPY4 Billion credit facility

Canadian Solar Secures JPY4 Billion credit facility

🕔Mar 31, 2017

Canadian Solar Inc. has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Canadian Solar Projects K.K. has entered into a 3-year credit agreement for JPY4 billion (US$36 million) with Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited (SMFL), a member of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group.

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Algeria to launch 4 GW solar tender soon

Algeria to launch 4 GW solar tender soon

🕔Mar 30, 2017

Company of Electricity and Gas Engineering announced that, in late March, Algerian Energy Ministry plans to launch a tender process for the mega solar photovoltaic project of 4.025 GW.

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