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Engie wins 200 MW wind project in Tamil Nadu

Engie wins 200 MW wind project in Tamil Nadu

🕔Apr 12, 2018

ENGIE has announced that it has won a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 200 MW wind project in Tamil Nadu, a state in the south of India.

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IPPToday #191: India issues RFEOI for first commercial offshore wind farm with 1 GW capacity

IPPToday #191: India issues RFEOI for first commercial offshore wind farm with 1 GW capacity

🕔Apr 12, 2018

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), part of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of the Government of India, has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest for the country's first commercial offshore wind farm, to be located off the coast of Gujarat in the west, and have a generation capacity of 1 GW.

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PNE WIND to issue US$60 million corporate bond

PNE WIND to issue US$60 million corporate bond

🕔Apr 6, 2018

PNE WIND AG plans to place a corporate bond in the amount of approximately EUR50 million (US$61.3 million). After the placement, the bond will be traded on the OTC market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

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EDPR sells 33.4% interest in 950 MW offshore wind project in the UK

EDPR sells 33.4% interest in 950 MW offshore wind project in the UK

🕔Apr 5, 2018

EDP Renewables S.A. (EDPR), through its subsidiary EDPR UK Limited (EDPR UK), has closed the sale of a 20% stake in the Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited (MOWEL) to Diamond Generating Europe Limited (DGE), a wholly owned UK-based subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation.

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148 MW wind farm in Texas reaches financial close

148 MW wind farm in Texas reaches financial close

🕔Apr 4, 2018

Tri Global Energy has announced the closing of project financing and start of construction for the Blue Cloud Wind Energy Project, with co-developer Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) making an undisclosed equity investment in the project.

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IPPToday #185: Planning approval secured for Australia's largest wind farm

IPPToday #185: Planning approval secured for Australia's largest wind farm

🕔Apr 4, 2018

The Minister for Planning of the Government of New South Wales, a state in the south-east of Australia, has approved Epuron's plans to construct the Liverpool Range Wind Farm, which will consist of up to 267 wind turbines generating approximately 1,000 MW, making it Australia's largest wind farm.

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Fortum to purchase 312 MW wind power in Finland

Fortum to purchase 312 MW wind power in Finland

🕔Apr 3, 2018

Fortum has signed an agreement to purchase the entire annual wind power production from Taaleri’s portfolio in Finland. The total installed capacity of the portfolio is 312 MW, and its annual output is approximately 1 TWh, which represents around 1.5% of Finnish electricity production in 2017.

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MPC Capital announces partnership with Martifer Renewables

MPC Capital announces partnership with Martifer Renewables

🕔Apr 2, 2018

MPC Capital, an international real assets investment manager headquartered in Hamburg, has announced a joint venture with Martifer Renewables, a developer of wind and solar energy projects. The venture will focus on developing and supporting distributed generation and utility-scale solar photovoltaic and wind renewable energy projects throughout Colombia.

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Brazil announces installation of 1,028 MW through Avancar Energia programme

Brazil announces installation of 1,028 MW through Avancar Energia programme

🕔Mar 27, 2018

Brazil's Ministry of Mines and Energy has announced that 44 of the 97 projects awarded in its Avançar Energia programme has been completed, adding 1,028 MW of installed capacity to the National Generator Park (Parque Gerador Nacional).

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Suzlon wins 500 MW wind projects in India

Suzlon wins 500 MW wind projects in India

🕔Mar 26, 2018

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced that it has won two wind power projects of 300 MW and 200 MW respective capacity in a tender conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The projects will be located in the Kutch district of Gujarat, a state in the west of India.

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IPPToday #181: Neoen secures financial close of US$270 million wind-storage project in Australia

IPPToday #181: Neoen secures financial close of US$270 million wind-storage project in Australia

🕔Mar 26, 2018

Neoen has secured project financing for the Bulgana Green Power Hub project, a 194MW wind farm and 20 MW battery storage facility to be constructed near Stawell in Victoria, Australia. The total investment of the project is AUD350 million (US$269.91 million).

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Enel to sell power from 320 MW US wind farm to Facebook and Adobe

Enel to sell power from 320 MW US wind farm to Facebook and Adobe

🕔Mar 22, 2018

Enel, through its US renewable company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), has signed new power purchase agreements with Facebook and Adobe for the energy produced by the 320 MW Rattlesnake Creek wind farm in Nebraska.

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IPPToday #178: Vattenfall wins 750 MW in Netherlands' offshore wind tender

IPPToday #178: Vattenfall wins 750 MW in Netherlands' offshore wind tender

🕔Mar 21, 2018

Vattenfall has announced that it has been awarded the permit for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. To be located 22.2km off the west coast of the Netherlands, spanning a 356 km2 site, the wind farm will have a total capacity of 700-750 MW and produce renewable electricity for between 1 and 1.5 million homes.

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Neoen secures government funding for 350 MW solar-wind-hydrogen complex in South Australia

Neoen secures government funding for 350 MW solar-wind-hydrogen complex in South Australia

🕔Mar 20, 2018

The state government of South Australia has announced plans to finance the development of a 50MW hydrogen electrolyser that would be powered by a new wind and solar complex at Crystal Brook, north of Adelaide. The estimated cost of the project, known as the Hydrogen Superhub is AUD600 million (US$464.3 million).

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Sembcorp wins 300-MW wind project in Gujarat, India

Sembcorp wins 300-MW wind project in Gujarat, India

🕔Mar 15, 2018

Sembcorp Energy India Ltd has been awarded a 300-megawatt project in a country's wind power auction conducted recently. 

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429 MW wind project in Australia achieves financial close

429 MW wind project in Australia achieves financial close

🕔Mar 14, 2018

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has announced that the Murra Warra Wind Farm project in the Australian state of Victoria has achieved financial close, enabling the commencement of construction of Stage One. Stage One comprises 61 turbines (226MW nameplate capacity), to be located approximately 30km north of Horsham and expected to be fully operational by mid-2019.

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Six winners in 500 MW wind tender in India

Six winners in 500 MW wind tender in India

🕔Mar 13, 2018

A 500 MW wind tender conducted by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has attracted bids as low as INR2.85 (US$0.044)/kWh. The maximum tariff permitted in the tender was INR3/kWh (US$0.046).

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IPPToday #173: Statoil to develop 1200 MW offshore wind in Polish Baltic Sea

IPPToday #173: Statoil to develop 1200 MW offshore wind in Polish Baltic Sea

🕔Mar 13, 2018

Statoil has announced that it has signed an agreement with Polenergia to acquire a 50% interest in two early phase offshore wind development projects in Poland, Bałtyk Środkowy III (BSIII) and Bałtyk Środkowy II (BSII). The two projects have a planned capacity of 1200 MW with the potential to power more than two million Polish households.

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Boralex closes financing for 112 MW wind projects in France

Boralex closes financing for 112 MW wind projects in France

🕔Mar 9, 2018

Boralex Inc. has announced the financing for the 33 MW Inter Deux Bos, 26 MW Côteaux du Blaiseron, 10 MW Le Pelon, 20 MW Hauts de Comble and 23 MW Sources de l’Ancre wind farms in France for a total amount of approximately EUR136 million (US$168.2 million).

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IPPToday #171: Ardian announces new partnership to develop 3 GW renewable projects in US

IPPToday #171: Ardian announces new partnership to develop 3 GW renewable projects in US

🕔Mar 9, 2018

Ardian has announced a partnership with Transatlantic Power Holdings (TPH) to build a renewable platform based in the United States. Called Skyline Renewables, the platform will focus on acquiring operating and development projects in the onshore wind sector, with the aim of building a leading North American clean independent power platforms with a total installed capacity of 3 GW.

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