Latest Renewables News

  • Orrick imports four WFW partners

    Law firm Orrick has hired four energy and infrastructure partners from Watson Farley Williams to bolster its London team

  • Crown Estate delays Round 4

    The bid deadline for the UK Crown Estate's fourth round of leasing for offshore wind projects has been pushed back in light of the corona virus

  • New role for Skadden’s Kamine

    Latin American infrastructure specialist Jorge Kamine has left law firm Skadden after 13 years

  • PE firm abandons investment in Indian debt fund

    An equity investment into the L&T Infra Debt Fund that was agreed in April 2019 has passed the long stop date and is thus terminated, the fund's owner revealed in a stock exchange filing

  • Brazilian company to build solar complex in Bahia

    Regional Brazilian company Sol do Sertão is due to start construction of a solar complex totaling 474MW of installed capacity, in the state of Bahia

  • SECI tenders 2GW wind, 2GW solar

    Solar Energy Corporation of India has launched two tenders, for 2GW of wind and 2GW of solar, located anywhere in India

  • Lightsource closes on Impact Solar in Texas

    LightsourceBP has sealed debt and tax equity for its Impact Solar plant in Lamar County, Texas, which has a power hedge with the developer's parent company, BP

  • Gresham House acquires another UK battery

    London Stock Exchange-listed Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has acquired the 50MW Thurcroft battery project in the east of Rotherdam

  • Spanish investors close on Pennsylvania wind acquisition

    A renewable energy company owned by Spanish investors has closed its acquisition of a wind farm in Pennsylvania that was placed into receivership last year

  • AES plots Nolana wind farm in Chile

    AES Gener is plotting the development of the 280MW Nolana wind farm in Chile, as part of its strategy to increase investment in renewables in the country

  • Mexico advances CCGT plans

    CFEnergía, the fuel marketing arm of Mexico’s state-owned utility Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), has approved investment plans for two combined-cycle gas-fired projects in the country

  • CIP to buy Fighting Jays solar in Texas

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has agreed to buy a development-stage solar park in Texas from Avondale Solar and Plus Renewable Technologies

  • Octopus fund makes second investment

    Octopus Renewable Infrastructure Trust has acquired eight solar parks across the UK for £144.3 million – marking the listed fund’s second investment

  • SIemens President and CEO to step down

    Siemens president and CEO Joe Kaeser will step down as the group leader having decided not to pursue a further contract extension

  • Tanweer issues RFP for Omani hybrids

    Tanweer has issued the request for proposal documents to the 14 teams prequalified on the tender for 11 solar-diesel-storage hybrid power projects with a combined capacity of 146MW

  • DIF Core II fundraising progresses

    DIF Capital Partners has reached first close in Q4 last year (2019) on its DIF Core Infrastructure II

  • RPS eyes Asia offshore wind through Seoul

    Professional services firm RPS has appointed Sangmok Roh as South Korea country manager

  • Penso Power plans battery project extension

    UK renewable and battery storage company Penso Power is to expand a 100MW Wiltshire battery storage project by 50MW

  • responsAbility launches technical assistance facility for clean energy

    Swiss impact asset manager responsAbility has launched a $3 million technical assistance facility, linked to its $200 million climate debt fund to enable electricity access for developing states in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia