Latest Renewables News

  • EXCLUSIVE Europe to launch hydrogen strategy

    The European Commission is expected to launch a hydrogen strategy on 8 July, IJGlobal can reveal, with a huge scale-up of production planned for 2030

  • Kenya to declare force majeure on power contracts

    Kenya’s Ministry of Energy is set to declare force majeure on all power generation contracts in the East African state due to falling demand caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

  • US Solar Fund appoints director

    The US Solar Fund, a dollar-denominated LSE-listed vehicle, has appointed Thomas Plagemann as independent executive director

  • John Laing completes French wind portfolio exit

    John Laing Group has completed the sale of 3 French wind farms to Greencoat Renewables

  • UPDATE: Victoria councils shortlist for waste processing

    A group of councils in the Melbourne area have shortlisted 3 bidders for long-term advanced waste processing services

  • Vivint seals $300m of fresh tax equity

    Vivint Solar has secured $300 million in new tax equity financing commitments from a pair of repeat investors

  • EXCLUSIVE Tax equity investors for Colorado solar project ID'd

    The identities of 4 tax equity investors participating in the financing of Idemitsu Renewables' 110MW Pioneer solar project in Colorado have been revealed

  • Chile’s Saggitar adds to solar pipeline

    Chilean developer Saggitar has grown its small-scale solar pipeline with the addition of a 9MW project to its development backlog

  • Pine Gate, Silver Creek launch solar JV

    Pine Gate Renewables and Silver Creek Energy have launched a joint venture to develop, finance and build utility-scale solar projects in the US

  • Mexican company finances resi solar portfolio

    IDB Invest has arranged a $15 million senior debt package for a portfolio of residential solar projects in Mexico

  • Danske Bank lends on protracted Assela wind

    The government of Ethiopia has signed with Danske Bank a €117.3 million loan for the €146 million, 100MW Assela wind farm

  • Bracewell hires renewables partner from rival

    Renewable energy attorney Danielle Varnell has joined Bracewell's power practice in Washington, DC, as a partner, having previously worked at Jones Day

  • Saudi Arabia hypes up upcoming solar readout

    Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, the Saudi energy minister, has announced that the kingdom will “very soon be announcing a project on solar that will take the lead in terms of probably the lowest, if not the lowest, cost per kilowatt of electricity”

  • New JV to develop UK solar portfolio

    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group and Enso Energy have joined forces to create one of the UK’s largest subsidy-free solar and battery storage portfolios, according to an announcement today

  • Gore Street Energy Storage secures exclusivity over 131MW of assets

    Gore Street Energy Storage fund has secured a 131MW portfolio under exclusivity, of which 81MW comprises operational, cash generating assets

  • Iberdrola, UAC increase offers for Infigen

    Iberdrola increased its offer for the Australian wind and solar group to $589 million after Ayala matched its previous bid

  • Cap Vert adds to Chile solar pipeline

    French developer Cap Vert Energie is adding a further 9MW to its small-scale solar pipeline in Chile

  • EXCLUSIVE Bids due for Louisiana solar plant

    A renewables developer is set to receive expressions of interest for the sale of a 100MW development-stage solar project in Louisiana next week

  • KKR takes minority stake in Philippines IPP

    An entity controlled by US private equity firm KKR will buy 11.9% of Philippines-based independent power producer First Gen Corporation for P9.6 billion