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Norwegian consortium to develop 900 MW portfolio

Norwegian consortium to develop 900 MW portfolio

🕔Mar 24, 2017

St1 Nordic Oy’s Norwegian subsidiary, St1 Norge AS, has signed a contract with a consortium consisting of Vindkraft Nord AS and Ny Energi AS to establish a company aiming to develop two wind park projects in northern Norway.

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Salka, Castlelake sign purchase and sale agreement for California wind farm

Salka, Castlelake sign purchase and sale agreement for California wind farm

🕔Mar 23, 2017

Salka LLC has announced the execution of a purchase and sale agreement for an in-development wind farm in the east San Francisco Bay Area called the Summit Wind Project.

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NTR raises €50m project financing from Nord/LB for two Irish wind projects

NTR raises €50m project financing from Nord/LB for two Irish wind projects

🕔Mar 22, 2017

NTR has announced that it has successfully closed two project debt facilities back-to-back in a matter of weeks with Nord/LB totalling €50 million (US$54 million) 

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BlackRock acquires two construction ready wind projects in the UK

BlackRock acquires two construction ready wind projects in the UK

🕔Mar 22, 2017

A fund managed by BlackRock Real Assets has completed the acquisition of a 100% interest in two construction ready wind projects in the UK from REG Power Management, an experienced UK renewable energy developer.

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Elsewedy-Marubeni signs MoU for 500-MW of wind project in Egypt

Elsewedy-Marubeni signs MoU for 500-MW of wind project in Egypt

🕔Mar 22, 2017

ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC, an integrated energy solution provider in the Middle East and Africa, announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in a consortium with Japan’s MARUBENI Corporation with the Government of Egypt to develop a new wind power plant in Gulf of Suez on build, own and operate basis.

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Iberdrola wins bid to build offshore wind farm in North Carolina

Iberdrola wins bid to build offshore wind farm in North Carolina

🕔Mar 21, 2017

U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) declared Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, as the preliminary winner of the auction for 122,405 acres off the coast of Kitty Hawk, N.C., for development as an offshore wind energy facility.

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World's first offshore wind park is retiring

World's first offshore wind park is retiring

🕔Mar 20, 2017

Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, consisting of 11 offshore wind turbines, was connected to the grid in 1991. After more than 25 years of service, DONG Energy, owner and operator of the wind farm, has now decided to decommission the farm.

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GE enters into a MOU with local partners to develop Turkey's biggest wind park

GE enters into a MOU with local partners to develop Turkey's biggest wind park

🕔Mar 20, 2017

General Electric (GE), Borusan EnBW Enerji, Fina Enerji and Özgül Holding signed Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the installation, operation and financing of a joint wind farm as part of the YEKA, the largest wind project in renewable energy in Turkey.

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Renova to study feasibility of 560MW Yurihonjo Offshore Wind project

Renova to study feasibility of 560MW Yurihonjo Offshore Wind project

🕔Mar 17, 2017

Renova, a Japanese renewable energy developer, to carry out a feasibility study on a 560 MW nearshore wind farm off the city of Yurihonjo in Akita Prefecture in the northern Tohoku region of Japan.

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IFC Global Infrastructure Fund invest in I Squared Capital LATAM energy platform

IFC Global Infrastructure Fund invest in I Squared Capital LATAM energy platform

🕔Mar 17, 2017

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF), a fund managed by the IFC Asset Management Company (AMC),  have invested a combined US$100 million in Orazul Energy Partners LLC, an affiliate of Orazul Energy Holdings LLC, an energy platform in Latin America owned by I Squared Capital.

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Friesland province to invest in 320 MW Friesland offshore wind project

Friesland province to invest in 320 MW Friesland offshore wind project

🕔Mar 17, 2017

The Provincial Executive of the northwestern Dutch province of Friesland and the developers of the 320 MW Friesland offshore wind park in the Netherlands have reached an in-principle agreement on an investment in the project.

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Cerberus achieves €130M refinancing of four Spanish wind farms

Cerberus achieves €130M refinancing of four Spanish wind farms

🕔Mar 16, 2017

Cerberus Capital Management, through its Spanish affiliate Renovalia Energy Group, S.L, has successfully achieved €130 million (US$138.2 million) refinancing of a portfolio comprising four Spanish wind parks.

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Energia Renewables signs £90m senior debt package for 73MW wind portfolio in Northern Ireland.

Energia Renewables signs £90m senior debt package for 73MW wind portfolio in Northern Ireland.

🕔Mar 16, 2017

German outfit Nord LB and Bank of Ireland have provided a £90 million (US$109.8 million) senior debt package to complete five wind farms of Energia Renewables73MW portfolio of onshore wind in Northern Ireland.

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Edify Energy and Wirsol reach financial close for Aussie solar parks

Edify Energy and Wirsol reach financial close for Aussie solar parks

🕔Mar 16, 2017

Edify Energy and international investor Wirsol Energy Limited have achieved the financial closure for three solar parks totalling 165 MW in Australia.  

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Refinancing of Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm announced

Refinancing of Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm announced

🕔Mar 14, 2017

Joint owners wpd, Marguerite Fund, Siemens Financial Services, Industriens Pension, Pensionskassernes Administration (PKA), Caisse des Dépôts, ewz (Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich) have announced the successful conclusion of the refinancing for the Butendiek offshore wind farm.

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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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Pattern Development reaches FC on 147 MW wind project in Québec

Pattern Development reaches FC on 147 MW wind project in Québec

🕔Mar 13, 2017

Pattern Energy Group LP has announced the completion of CAD263 million (US$195 million) construction-to-term financing for its 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind project, which is now entering full-stage construction.

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ENGIE and EDPR bidding in the third offshore wind call for tenders in Dunkirk, France

ENGIE and EDPR bidding in the third offshore wind call for tenders in Dunkirk, France

🕔Mar 13, 2017

ENGIE and EDPR have confirmed their ambitions in offshore wind to establish a wind farm offering capacity of 250 to 750 MW, off the coast of Dunkirk, in France.

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Gamesa to build 50-MW wind park in India

Gamesa to build 50-MW wind park in India

🕔Mar 9, 2017

India’s Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) has announced it has contractect the Spanish company Gamesa to build a 50 MW wind farm in  in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

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ERG acquires six wind farms in Germany

ERG acquires six wind farms in Germany

🕔Mar 9, 2017

ERG, through its subsidiary ERG Power Generation S.p.A., has acquired from DIF RE Erneuerbare Energien 1 GmbH and DIF RE Erneuerbare Energien 3 GmbH, a 100% equity interest in six wind farms in Germany.

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