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  • Eneco signs Fryslan nearshore wind PPA

    Eneco has signed a power purchase agreement with the owners of the 380MW Fryslan nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands

  • EIB and FMO sign up to renewAfrica covenant

    The European Investment Bank and FMO have signed up to the renewAfrica initiative, which intends to facilitate and improve financing for renewable energy projects in Africa

  • GE Solar in tie-up with BlackRock

    GE Solar and BlackRock Real Assets have partnered to form a new business, Distributed Solar Development, bringing to a close an eight-month capital raising process

  • EXCLUSIVE Pakistan's small-to-medium hydro gathers pace

    Project developers expect within the next 10 to 12 months the feasibility studies of a hydropower portfolio in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, with a combined capacity of more than 160MW

  • German PE fund signs solar deal

    The US affiliate of German clean energy fund manager HEP Kapitalverwaltung has committed equity to a newly-formed distributed solar project finance vehicle

  • Georgia solar target doubled

    The Georgia Public Service Commission has mandated Georgia Power to to add 2.21GW of mostly solar capacity to the grid by 2022 − more than double the 1GW originally proposed by the utility in its three-year integrated resource plan

  • Midwestern utility buys North Dakota wind project

    Minnesota-based utility company Otter Tail Power Co has closed its acquisition of the 150MW Merricourt wind farm in south eastern North Dakota from EDF Renewables Development, about 18 months later than planned, and issued notice to proceed with construction

  • Canadian Solar wins PPA in Brazil

    Canadian Solar was awarded a PPA contract in the last Brazilian power auction A-4, held on 28 June

  • Argentine wind closes PF loan

    Argentine power generator Genneia has closed long-term debt for the construction of the 141MW wind portfolio - comprising of Chubut Norte III and IV - in Patagonia

  • Three IPPs pre-selected for Egyptian solar project

    Egyptian renewable body New and Renewable Energy Authority has pre-selected three independent power producers for the implementation of the Zaafarana solar project

  • Sponsors push forward with Salima Solar ahead of FC

    InfraCo Africa, FMO and JCM Power have commenced the main construction of the 60MW Salima solar PV in Malawi despite debt financing for the $80 million project not yet being finalised

  • UPDATE: FC on South Carolina solar project

    Cubico Sustainable Investments has reached financial close on the 100MW Huntley solar PV project in Orangeburg County, South Carolina

  • Taaleri transfers Finnish wind project to SolarWind II fund

    Renewables fund manager, Taaleri Energia has transferred the 91MW Oltava wind farm in the municipality of Pyhäjoki in north-western Finland to Taaleri SolarWind ll fund

  • Power marketer leaves Engie

    Power marketer and trader Mark Guzman has left Engie Energy Marketing North America for a position at a solar developer

  • Wind Catcher resurrected as trio of projects

    American Electric Power and Invenergy are taking a second swing at a massive wind build-transfer deal in Oklahoma, after the previously proposed 2GW Wind Catcher deal was nixed by state regulators