Latest Renewables News

  • German start-up develops second phase of Chile wind duo

    German renewable energy start-up Energy Kitchen is developing the second phase of a pair of wind farms totaling 33.6MW in the Chilean region of Los Lagos

  • Ecuador appoints new deputy minister of renewables

    Ecuador's Ministry of Energy and Non-renewable Natural Resources, led by the minister René Ortiz, has appointed a new deputy minister of power and renewable energy to replace the previous deputy minister who held the position for just four month

  • HSF appoints joint heads of infra

    Herbert Smith Freehills has made London-based Gavin Williams and Sydney-based David Ryan joint leads of the firm’s global infrastructure team

  • Solar approved in Ipswich, Queensland

    Ipswich City Council in Queensland, Australia, has approved a 50MW solar project, after submitting a material change of use application

  • CAF and CDP sign loan for Latam infra projects

    Latin American development bank CAF and Italian development bank Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) have signed an agreement to launch a €100 million ($114.75 million) facility to invest in energy, transport and social and urban development sectors across Latin America

  • New York issues mega offshore wind RFP

    The state of New York has announced a 2.5 GW offshore wind tender and a simultaneous 1.5 GW joint renewable energy procurement effort by 2 state agencies, which together represent the largest ever combined solicitations for renewable energy in the US

  • Savion boosts origination team

    Macquarie Capital-backed solar and energy storage developer Savion has strengthened its origination team with a hire from EDF Renewable Energy

  • CIP to build 3.5GW Vietnam offshore wind

    Denmark-based Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) will work with Vietnamese partners to build the 3.5GW La Gan offshore wind project in Binh Thuan Province, Vietnam

  • EXCLUSIVE Wheelabrator EfW commissioned, ahead of portfolio sale

    US waste-to-energy company Wheelabrator's 50MW Kemsley facility in the UK has entered full commercial operations, paving the way for Macquarie's divestment of Wheelabrator's UK portfolio to begin

  • BayWa r.e. to join floating offshore wind JV

    German developer BayWa r.e. is joining Elicio and Ideol's floating offshore wind JV to bid in the first ScotWind tender in the UK

  • Vattenfall chief executive to step down

    Magnus Hall is stepping down from his role as president and chief executive of Swedish utility Vattenfall, following a 6 year tenure with the company

  • Partners Group fund holds $2bn initial close

    Partners Group Direct Infrastructure 2020, the asset manager’s most recent fund, has raised $2 billion at an initial closing

  • Engie and EDPR launch Ocean Winds

    Engie and EDP Renováveis have launched their joint venture investment vehicle – Ocean Winds – to invest in floating and fixed offshore wind

  • Apicorp lends on SirajPower’s solar rooftops

    Emirati solar developer SirajPower has signed a $50 million loan with Apicorp to finance a portfolio of rooftop solar assets

  • EXCLUSIVE IJGlobal League Tables – H1 2020

    IJGlobal today publishes league table findings for infrastructure finance and project finance of infra and energy transactions for Q2 2020, giving a global view of the sectors for deals closed this first half

  • Tembo Power and WK Construction collaborate on Burundi hydro

    Africa-focused energy developer Tembo Power has signed an agreement with water infra developer WK Construction to collaborate on the $50 million 7.5MW Dama and 12MW Siguvyaye hydropower projects in southern Burundi

  • Iberdrola lobs final Infigen salvo… maybe

    Iberdrola today increased its offer price by just over 3% to A$885 million in its unconditional offer for Infigen Energy

  • NHPC to pursue floating solar in Odisha

    Indian government controlled utility NHPC has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a public utility in the state of Odisha to jointly pursue 500MW of floating solar projects

  • Casa dos Ventos signs PPA for wind farm in Brazil

    Brazil’s Casa dos Ventos has closed a long-term PPA with South America’s largest battery producer, Grupo Moura