Latest Renewables News

  • Polaris to enter Panama with hydro M&A

    Canada's Polaris Infrastructure is looking to enter the Panamanian power market with the acquisition of a 10MW hydro plant from Navitas Holdings

  • 8minute secures CCA offtakers for solar

    8minute Solar Energy has executed its first power purchase agreements with community choice aggregators, covering the output of its 200MW Aratina Solar Center in California

  • Fuel cell developer tops up debt

    FuelCell Energy has obtained a $35 million 3-month loan from existing lender Orion Energy Partners to ease the company's liquidity issues due to the Covid-19 crisis

  • Infigen supports takeover offer from Iberdrola

    A takeover offer from Spanish energy company Iberdrola for Australia-based Infigen Energy, announced today, has the backing of the Infigen board, after the board did not recommend an earlier approach from AC Energy and UPC Renewables

  • Pattern adds to Southwest wind pipeline

    Pattern Energy Group has acquired a development-stage wind portfolio in New Mexico from Orion Renewable Energy Group and MAP Energy

  • EXCLUSIVE Sunrun launches term loan

    Sunrun, a residential solar, storage and energy services company, has launched a 7-year term loan into the bank market

  • Bidder emerges on Malaysia solar

    A consortium planning to bid in Malaysia's latest 1GW, M$4 billion ($938 million) solar tender has emerged

  • Basalt refis Mareccio Energia

    Basalt Infrastructure Partners has closed the refinancing of Mareccio Energia – a 67MW portfolio of solar parks in Italy

  • Acciona signs 2 PPAs in Spain

    Acciona has signed 2 power purchase agreements with Telefónica and Madrid Calle 30 to supply a combined 136GWh of renewable energy over the next 10-years

  • EIB finances Polish battery manufacturing

    Umicore has secured financing from the EIB to construct a cathode material manufacturing facility in Nysa, Poland

  • Japanese ECA backs Irish batteries

    The Japanese Bank for International Cooperation is investing €4 million into Japanese battery firm Exergy Power Systems to build out its Irish market

  • CIP reaches first close at €1.5bn

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has reached first close on its fourth vintage fund with commitments worth €1.5 billion

  • Plastina departs Investec

    Distributed energy and clean tech-focused banker Ren Plastina has left Investec after 3 years with the firm

  • Spanish firm develops Chile solar asset

    Spanish developer 360 Clean Energy is laying the groundwork for a small-scale solar project in the Chilean region of Maule, under the PMGD distributed generation scheme

  • Atwell hires 2 in North America

    Engineering firm Atwell has recently added 2 experienced staffers to its power and energy division in North America

  • DESRI seals second western solar deal

    D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments has financed an 80MW solar project in Utah, the second of 2 projects in the state that it has acquired in quick succession

  • Avangrid names successor to Torgerson as CEO

    Avangrid has named Sempra Energy stalwart Dennis Arriola as the successor to its outgoing chief executive James Torgerson, who steps down on 23 June, the day after the company's annual shareholder meeting

  • Natixis finances latest solar PMGD portfolio for Sonnedix

    Independent power producer Sonnedix has closed a project finance loan from Natixis to finance an up-to-100MW (DC) portfolio of small-scale solar assets

  • IFC to prepare Indian renewables PPPs

    IFC has obtained a mandate to prepare Indian renewable energy PPPs, including ground-mounted solar in states with underdeveloped potential, as well as innovative technologies such as floating solar, hybrids, energy storage and offshore wind