Latest Renewables News

  • UPDATED: Masdar closes refi on London Array stake

    Masdar has refinanced its 20% stake in the 630MW London Array offshore wind farm – with three original lenders returning and four new banks coming in

  • NextEnergy makes first Mexican acquisition

    NextEnergy Capital has acquired its first project in Mexico; the first phase of a 108MW project under construction in Guanajuato

  • UPDATE: Renova closes biomass financing in Japan

    Renova and three co-sponsors have made a final investment decision and achieved financial close for a 74.95MW biomass power project in Japan

  • Super Energy Corp approves 750MW Vietnam solar

    Thai energy and IT company Super Energy Corporation's board of directors has approved one of its subsidiaries investing in four solar power plants with a combined 750MW capacity in Vietnam

  • EXCLUSIVE Covid-19 delays threaten Colombian wind projects

    Delays in the construction of a transmission line in Colombia because of the Covid-19 crisis could put several development-stage wind farms in the La Guajira department under financial duress

  • Sponsor cancels Hawaii wind project

    Eurus Energy America has backed out of power purchase agreement for a 46.8MW wind project in Hawaii

  • Texas wind farm capital raise underway

    Private equity firm Silverpeak is raising capital for a development-stage project in Texas that it has agreed to buy from Tri Global Energy

  • Fortum closes Uniper acquisition

    Fortum has closed the acquisition of 69.9% of Uniper after acquiring shares held by Elliott Management and Knight Vinke Energy Advisors for €2.6 billion

  • Fossil fuel fund hires renewable energy talent

    A low-carbon investment fund run by fossil fuel industry group Oil and Gas Climate Initiative has recently expanded its U.S. team with the addition of two project finance professionals from the renewable energy sector

  • EDF signs second solar PPA With co-op

    EDF Renewables North America has signed a second power purchase agreement with Old Dominion Electric Cooperative for small-scale solar projects in three US states

  • Kentucky utility greenlights solar PPA

    Kentucky’s Henderson Municipal Power & Light has unanimously voted to pursue a 20-year power purchase agreement with Community Energy Solar for the output from a 50MW solar project

  • Stake up for Mainstream Renewables

    Mainstream Renewables has hired a financial adviser to find an equity partner to join the Irish renewable energy developer on developing wind and solar projects in emerging markets

  • Siemens Gamesa wins large Vietnam onshore wind order

    Siemens Gamesa Energy has won a turbine order for the 113MW Hoa Thang 1.2 wind farm in Vietnam, that is being developed by Vietnamese private company Trading Construction Works Organization

  • Kazakh wind farm begins commercial production

    The first phase of a 96MW wind farm in north-west Kazakhstan has started commercial production

  • Former AMS employees find new roles

    As behind-the-meter battery storage company Advanced Microgrid Solutions pivots from project development to software services, members of its development team have found new positions elsewhere in the energy storage industry

  • EXCLUSIVE Ørsted finances Ercot wind farm

    Ørsted Onshore North America has agreed tax equity commitments for a wind farm that is under construction in Texas

  • AltaGas Canada take-private approved

    The Public Sector Pension Investment Board and the Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund Board has won the blessing of regulators in Alberta and British Columbia for their C$1.7 billion acquisition of AltaGas Canada

  • Kyle set to retire from GE EFS

    Donald Kyle is retiring from GE Energy Financial Services on 1 April, after 42 years in project finance, more than 15 of them with the General Electric subsidiary

  • AES plots third Chilean wind project

    AES Gener is plotting the development of a 140MW wind farm in Chile, the third such project the company has filed paperwork for this month