Latest Renewables News

  • EXCLUSIVE CapDyn closes on California solar refi

    Capital Dynamics refinanced an operating solar plant in California earlier this month, replacing long-term bonds with a bank loan, just before the capital markets tumbled

  • Foresight and Belltown form onshore wind JV

    Infrastructure investor Foresight Group and renewables developer Belltown Power have formed a JV to develop greenfield onshore wind energy projects in the UK

  • DTE acquires Stoney Corners wind farm

    DTE Energy's competitive generation subsidiary, DTE Sustainable Generation Holdings, has acquired three contracted wind farms in its home state of Michigan

  • Tuel returns to RWE as energy marketing chief

    Dean Tuel has rejoined the RWE Renewables team as vice-president of Americas energy marketing, tasked with originating power purchase agreements and other structured deals

  • AES adds to Chilean projects pipeline

    AES Gener is plotting a 68.4W expansion to an existing 80MW wind project in Chile as part of its strategy to develop renewables in the country

  • Iberdrola seeks investor for Baltic wind farm

    Iberdrola SA is seeking an infrastructure investor ready to put up at least €1.0 billion ($1.08 billion) for a minority stake in its Wikinger offshore wind park as it looks to invest the proceeds in earlier stage projects elsewhere

  • Wind, solar developers call for revival of cash grants

    US renewable energy developers are calling for the government to reintroduce a programme reminiscent of the former Department of Treasury cash grant to combat a forecast shortfall of tax equity as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic

  • DFI off-grid solar fund investments emerge

    Social Investment Managers and Advisors has invested close to $90 million into the off-grid solar and financial access sectors through the SIMA Off-Grid Solar and Financial Access Senior Debt Fund I

  • Nomura invests in Singapore-based waste manager

    Singapore-based waste management company Blue Planet Environmental Solutions has raised $25 million from Nomura's loans and principal investments division

  • Renova reaches solution for Alto Sertão III wind

    After months trying to find an economic solution for its flagship project, Brazil’s Renova Energia has accepted the binding offer to finance Phase A of the Alto Sertão III wind complex

  • Saipem and Equinor sign floating solar cooperation

    Subsea constructor for the oil and gas industry Saipem has signed a cooperation agreement with Norwegian oil major Equinor to develop floating solar panels

  • AERIF acquires remainder of Danish wind farm

    Aquila European Renewables Income Fund has increased its investment in Svindbaek Vindkraft wind project by acquiring the three remaining turbines on the farm from European Energy

  • Liberia invites advisory bids for Gbedin Falls hydro

    The government of Liberia has invited bids from consultancy firms for the advisory role on its $33.7 million Renewable Energy for Electrification in Liberia project – including the development of the 9.24MW Gbedin Falls hydropower project

  • John Laing exits more wind

    John Laing Group has divested three French wind farms to Greencoat Renewables for €30.3 million

  • EXCLUSIVE John Laing working with adviser on US solar sale

    UK-based infrastructure investor John Laing has begun marketing a five-project solar portfolio for sale in North Carolina

  • EXCLUSIVE Foundation Solar Partners preps US portfolio sale

    Utility-scale solar developer Foundation Solar Partners is preparing to launch the sale of a 305MW development-stage US project portfolio in late April, when it is hoped that market turmoil caused by the Covid-19 crisis will have subsided

  • Taiwan offshore wind moves forward

    Offshore wind developers of a more than 1GW allotment in the Taiwan Straits have named Dublin-based offshore engineering company Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions as a technical adviser

  • EXCLUSIVE Auction for US wind fleet ramps back up

    The owner of a 1.15GW fleet of US wind assets of various vintages is making a renewed effort to sell the portfolio after an initial auction launched last summer ground to a halt

  • Atlas plots large solar project in Chile

    Atlas Renewable Energy, the Latin American renewables portfolio company of private equity firm Actis, is plotting the development of an 854MW solar park in Chile