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Sempra Energy to acquire ownership interest in Oncor

Sempra Energy to acquire ownership interest in Oncor

🕔Aug 25, 2017

Sempra Energy  today announced an agreement to acquire Energy Future Holdings Corp., the indirect owner of 80 percent of Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC, operator of the largest electric transmission and distribution system in Texas.

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IPPToday #32: Bidders shortlisted for the Galloper and Walney Extension link projects

IPPToday #32: Bidders shortlisted for the Galloper and Walney Extension link projects

🕔Aug 7, 2017

Ofgem has announced shortlists of bidders competing to own and operate transmission links to the Galloper and Walney Extension windfarms off the coasts of Cumbria and Suffolk.

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EIB provides €130 M for 320 kV Italy-France transmission project

EIB provides €130 M for 320 kV Italy-France transmission project

🕔Aug 7, 2017

Terna and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed an agreement for a €130 million (US$153 million) loan in support of investments for the public component of the Piedmont-Savoy project, the new 320 kV direct current electricity interconnector that will link Italy and France.

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Sri Lanka launches tender process 40km transmission line

Sri Lanka launches tender process 40km transmission line

🕔Aug 7, 2017

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IPPToday #31: Preferred Bidder selected for Burbo Bank OFTO

IPPToday #31: Preferred Bidder selected for Burbo Bank OFTO

🕔Aug 4, 2017

Diamond Transmission Partners, a consortium comprising HICL Infrastructure and Diamond Transmission Corporation (DTC), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, has been selected as the preferred bidder for a new offshore electricity transmission link in UK.

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EIB provides €300 M credit facility to Alliander NV

EIB provides €300 M credit facility to Alliander NV

🕔Jul 27, 2017

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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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EIB completes financing for 1.4-GW Nordlink Subsea Interconnector project

EIB completes financing for 1.4-GW Nordlink Subsea Interconnector project

🕔Jun 7, 2017

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €300 million (US$338 million) loan agreement with Norwegian transmission system operator (TSO) Statnett for the completion of the NordLink Subsea Interconnector project between Germany and Norway.

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Peruvian Proinversion awards transmission line

Peruvian Proinversion awards transmission line

🕔May 29, 2017

The Peruvian Private Investment Promotion Agency (ProInversión) has awarded to the Italian based company Terna Plus the concession contract for the Aguaytía-Pucallpa Transmission project under a PPP basis.

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IIC to finance a transmission line in Uruguay

IIC to finance a transmission line in Uruguay

🕔May 23, 2017

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) continues to support energy generation from renewable sources in Uruguay with the approval of a US$56 million financing package for a 500 Kv transmission line between the cities of Melo and Tacuarembó.

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Macquaire-led group completes Endeavour Energy acquisition

Macquaire-led group completes Endeavour Energy acquisition

🕔May 12, 2017

A consortium led by Macquarie Group has completed the acquisition of a controlling stake in one of Australia’s biggest public energy companies.

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Aneel auctions US$4B in transmission projects

Aneel auctions US$4B in transmission projects

🕔May 5, 2017

Brazil's latest energy transmission auction attracted BRL12.7 billion (US$4 billion) in investments according to the country's power sector regulator company Aneel.

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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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Siemens and Sumitomo Electric win order for transmission project in India

Siemens and Sumitomo Electric win order for transmission project in India

🕔Mar 29, 2017

A consortium between Siemens and Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. has been awarded an HVDC order from Indian transmission operator Power Grid Corporation of India to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system.

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UK’s Ofgem opens tenders for links to Galloper and Walney Extension offshore wind farms

UK’s Ofgem opens tenders for links to Galloper and Walney Extension offshore wind farms

🕔Mar 15, 2017

Ofgem has invited companies to submit bids to own and run links to two offshore wind farms. The links will connect the Galloper wind farm off the east coast of England, and the Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.

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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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Cambodia approves power and transmission projects

Cambodia approves power and transmission projects

🕔Mar 2, 2017

The Cabinet of Ministers of Cambodia has given green light to a power and a transmission project in a bid to address the increasing demand for electricity in the kingdom.

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Proinversion tenders transmission concessions

Proinversion tenders transmission concessions

🕔Feb 23, 2017

ProInversión, through its Committee on hydrocarbons and Energy Projects Pro Connectivity announces the call for its tender of Comprehensive Projects for awarding concession of the Guaranteed Transmission System (GTS)’s projects 500 kV Mantaro-Nueva Yanango-Carapongo Connection and Associated Sub-stations, 500 kV Nueva Yanango – Nueva Huánuco,  220 kV Tintaya-Azángaro  Connection and Associated Sub-stations.

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ABB wins US$75 M Power Transmission Link in Brazil

ABB wins US$75 M Power Transmission Link in Brazil

🕔Jan 17, 2017

ABB has won an order worth around US$75 million to supply advanced converter transformers for the Belo Monte 800 kV ultra-high-voltage direct current transmission link.

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Sterlite Power achieves FC for transmission project in Haryana

Sterlite Power achieves FC for transmission project in Haryana

🕔Jan 10, 2017

Sterlite Power Transmission Limited has achieved financial closure for its transmission project that will increase electricity supply to residential, commercial and industrial establishments in Haryana, India.

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