Latest Renewables News

  • RPMI acquires Scottish wind farm

    RPMI Railpen has acquired a 90% stake in Carraig Gheal Wind Farm in Argyll and Bute from UK renewable energy developer GreenPower

  • China’s renewables subsidies in freefall

    China’s National Energy Administration has announced that it is halving national subsidies for new solar power projects this year and entirely eliminating them for new offshore wind projects

  • Atlas and Anglo American sign PV PPA in Brazil

    Atlas Renewable Energy has signed a long-term PPA with British mining company Anglo American to supply power through the 330MW Atlas Casablanca solar PV project, located in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

  • AfDB to lend on next phase of Nigeria Electrification Project

    The African Development Bank will sign with Nigeria’s Rural Electrification Agency a $200 million loan for the next phase of the Nigeria Electrification Project – which will include 68MW of solar hybrid mini-grids

  • UPDATE: Strategic investor again to join Taiwan OSW

    A Japanese utility has acquired a significant minority equity interest in a 2GW offshore wind project in the Taiwan Straits

  • RFP For Caribbean and Central American clean energy

    The Private Financing Advisory Network has launched a request for proposals for clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Central America

  • A’Namaa Poultry invites solar captive power bids

    Omani chicken farmers A’Namaa Poultry has invited bids for a 15MW solar PV project which will supply electricity to its farm development near Ibri in the Al Dhahirah Governorate

  • EXCLUSIVE Dalmore fund 4 to come to market by Q1

    Dalmore Capital is gearing up to launch its latest vintage vehicle by the end of March

  • Goldman signs JV with C&I solar start-up

    Joining the ranks of financial investors that have partnered with distributed solar developers, Goldman Sachs' alternative energy investing group has struck a joint venture with a newly-formed commercial and industrial-scale solar shop called TELOS Clean Energy

  • Pattern rides out activist challenge in deal with CPPIB

    Renewable energy yieldco Pattern Energy Group's shareholders have voted in favour of a take-private deal with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board despite an intervention by an activist investor

  • Trina Solar closes on Colombian solar park

    Trina Solar has reached financial close on a solar park in Colombia with loans from local entities

  • Proposals due for Sri Lanka wind

    Proposals are due tomorrow to develop onshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of 60MW in Sri Lanka, following a decision by the Cabinet of Ministers to lower the maximum tariff by nearly 17%

  • Innogy signs PPA with Alberta sawmill operator

    Innogy has signed a power purchase agreement for a solar project in Alberta with Canadian lumber producer West Fraser Timber Company

  • Evergy sells wind generation to Textron Aviation

    Evergy has signed up a customer in the aviation industry to take 55MW of wind energy from a wind project in Kansas it contracted with in 2018

  • Sri Lanka solar programme hits market

    Ceylon Electricity Board has issued a request for proposals, under an international competitive bidding process, for developers to deliver a 150MWac programme of PV solar farms

  • Total Eren issues debentures to fund PV in Brazil

    Total’s subsidiary that focuses on investments in renewable energy – Total Eren – has raised financing for its 90MW Dracena solar project in Brazil

  • CDPQ raises shareholding in Indian solar developer

    Canadian pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has increased its shareholding in Indian solar developer Azure Power Global in a transaction valued at roughly $9.62 million, making the Canadian investor majority owner

  • NSW's Wollar solar-plus-battery gets planning approval

    The New South Wales planning department has given approval to the 290MW Wollar Solar project, which will also feature a 30MWh battery energy storage system

  • NZ grants funding to green hydrogen

    Hiringa Energy and Ballance Agri-Nutrients' joint green hydrogen production project in South Taranaki has obtained NZ$19.9 million in funding from the New Zealand Government