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BT Group sings PPA for Stroupster wind farm

BT Group sings PPA for Stroupster wind farm

🕔Apr 24, 2017

BT Group Plc, UK communications services company, has signed a £185 million (US$237 million) deal to buy power from the 30 MW Stroupster wind farm in Scotland to further support the provision of new renewable energy in the UK.

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Alterra Power acquires 320-MW wind project in Albany County

Alterra Power acquires 320-MW wind project in Albany County

🕔Apr 21, 2017

Alterra Power Corp. has announced the acquisition of the Boswell Springs wind project, a 320 MW portfolio of wind development projects located in Albany County, Wyoming.

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Winners announced for India’s first wind tender

Winners announced for India’s first wind tender

🕔Apr 20, 2017

Solar Energy Corp of India Ltd (SECI) has officially announced the winners of India's first wind tender involving 1-GW of capacity's auction.

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AES Tiete to buy 386-MW Brazilian wind complex from Renova

AES Tiete to buy 386-MW Brazilian wind complex from Renova

🕔Apr 20, 2017

AES Tiete Energia SA has entered into an agreement with Renova Energia S.A.  for the purchase of the totality shares of the 386-MW Alto Sertao II wind power complex in Bahia (Brazil).

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JDR and Tata Steel win contracts for 714-MW East Anglia One project

JDR and Tata Steel win contracts for 714-MW East Anglia One project

🕔Apr 19, 2017

JDR, a supplier of subsea power cables to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a contract to supply intra-array cables for the 714-MW East Anglia One project.Tata Steel’s Hartlepool SAW Mill has secured an order to supply 4,400 tons of Structural Pipe for the turbine foundations.

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Engie switches on a 97 MW wind complex in Brazil

Engie switches on a 97 MW wind complex in Brazil

🕔Apr 19, 2017

Engie Brasil Energia SA has announced the commissioning its 97.2 MW wind complex in Ceara State, Brazil.

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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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EnBW wins 900-MW offshore wind farm in Germany

EnBW wins 900-MW offshore wind farm in Germany

🕔Apr 18, 2017

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has been successful against a field of renowned bidders in the first offshore auction in Germany with the acceptance of its bid for the 900-MW He Dreiht wind farm.

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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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BNDES selects Vinci to manage its sustainable energy fund

BNDES selects Vinci to manage its sustainable energy fund

🕔Apr 17, 2017

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) through its investment subsidiary BNDESPAR has selected Vinci Partners to manage its BRL-500 million (US$162.9 million) sustainable energy fund.

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Sembcorp wins contract for a wind power project in India

Sembcorp wins contract for a wind power project in India

🕔Apr 12, 2017

Sembcorp’s renewable energy business in India has won a bid for a new wind power project with close to 250 MW in capacity.

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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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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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Willow spring wind project in Texas reaches the financial close

Willow spring wind project in Texas reaches the financial close

🕔Apr 6, 2017

Lincoln Clean Energy, a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, has announced the financing of its Willow Springs project, a 250 MW wind farm in Haskell County, Texas.

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Financial close for 113 MW Aussie wind scheme

Financial close for 113 MW Aussie wind scheme

🕔Apr 6, 2017

Infigen Energy has announced that it would proceed to construction of the 113.2 MW Bodangora wind farm near Wellington in New South Wales, having achieved financial close.

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EBRD to finance 55 MW Sainshand wind park

EBRD to finance 55 MW Sainshand wind park

🕔Apr 4, 2017

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering providing a senior loan of up to US$30 million for the construction of the 55 MW Sainshand wind park in Mongolia’s Gobi desert.

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TRIG to acquire £100M wind and storage power projects in Scotland

TRIG to acquire £100M wind and storage power projects in Scotland

🕔Apr 4, 2017

TRIG, The Renewables Infrastructure Group Ltd, is considering the potential acquisition of a battery storage project and a Welsh wind farm in Scotland for a total amount of £100 million (US$125 million)

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Iberdrola to develop 220 MW wind project in Mexico

Iberdrola to develop 220 MW wind project in Mexico

🕔Apr 3, 2017

Iberdrola, a spanish utility, has announced the development of a 220 MW wind farm located in Puebla state, Mexico.

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Luxcara reaches close on Norwegian wind

Luxcara reaches close on Norwegian wind

🕔Apr 3, 2017

LUXCARA, an asset manager for renewable energy investments in Europe, has reached Financial Close for the Egersund wind farm.

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