Octopus Investments has expanded the landmark £484 million solar portfolio refinancing it closed earlier this year, further expanding the biggest deal of its kind in the European solar sector.
The Brazilian Bank will provide funding for three solar photovoltaic facilities totaling 350 MW of Enel, and a 132 MW project under development by Norwegian companies Scatec Solar and a Statoil.
EREN Renewable Energy (EREN RE) and Access Power have announced the successful financial close of two solar PV plants with a total capacity of 126 MWp located in the Benban complex marking their official entry into the Egyptian renewable market.
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SoftBank Vision Fund (SBVF) to jointly fund the development of 3 GW of solar photovoltaic and storage capacity in Saudi Arabia.
RES Australia announced Emerald Solar Park has reached financial close for both equity and debt on October 24, 2017.
Scatec Solar ASA has successfully completed a NOK750 million (US$92 million) senior unsecured green bond issue with maturity in November 2021.
Lightsource Renewable Energy and UK Climate Investments, part of the Green Investment Group within Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, have entered into a partnership platform to fund the development, acquisition and ownership of large scale solar power generation assets in India.
Independent Power Producer (IPP), Uhuru Energy, has obtained US$51 million from an unnamed Chinese State-owned firm for the first phase of its 310 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Zimbabwe.
The Government of Senegal issues an open tender for solar projects in Diourbel, Kaoack, and Fatick regions of the country, with a combined storage capacity of 100 MW.
The EBRD, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) are supporting the expansion of renewable energy in Egypt with a US$ 87 million syndicated loan to Infinity Solar Energy SAE for 80 MW solar facilities located at the Benban complex.
Scatec Solar ASA (SSO) and partners have achieved financial close for six solar PV power plants in Egypt totaling 400 MW. A consortium of international Development Finance Institutions is providing a non-recourse project finance of US$335 million, which accounts for 75% of the capex.
Under the EBRD’s US$ 500 million framework for renewable energy in Egypt, the bank is providing a financing package of US$ 73 million for the construction and operation of three solar photovoltaic power plants in Egypt totaling 120 MW.
Shenzhen Energy will buy three California solar power plants for approximately US$232 million from Canadian Solar, as a way to diversify their business with power plant construction.
The Kennedy hybrid project reached financial closure in September this year, a power purchase agreement for a period of 10 years with CS Energy for all of its electricity and some of the Large-Scale Generation Certificates.
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.
Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), an independent global infrastructure investor, has announced that its fund, Global Infrastructure Partners III - in conjunction with the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments), one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, CIC Capital Corporation and a group of its other Limited Partner Co-Investors - has agreed to acquire 100 percent of the equity interests in the wind and solar renewable energy portfolio of Equis Funds Group for US$5.0 billion (including assumed liabilities of US$1.3billion).
Acciona has announced it has signed power purchase agreements under a period of 25 years, for the development of the 150 MW of solar projects in Egypt. The project is part of Round 2 of the country's feed-in tariff programme.
USA-based power producer and transporter, Dominion Energy has released a request for proposals (RFP) seeking qualified bidders for the development of a new photovoltaic (PV) solar generation and new onshore wind facility.
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.