Latest Europe News

  • Cero Generation partners with Wattcrop for Greek solar

    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group portfolio company Cero Generation and renewables developer Wattcrop have signed on a joint venture to develop a 750MW portfolio of solar projects in Greece

  • Good Energy rejects takeover bid from Ecotricity

    Renewables supplier Good Energy has rejected a takeover offer from energy company Ecotricity

  • Nowack joins Searchlight

    Jacob Nowack has been appointed as a principal covering infrastructure in Searchlight Capital Partners' Toronto office

  • Hydrogen-offshore wind initiative launches in Ireland

    An industry/academia-led initiative to advance the production of green hydrogen from offshore wind farms has launched in Ireland

  • Capital Energy closes on €140m corporate loan

    Capital Energy has reached financial close on a €140 million ($166.2 million) corporate loan to develop its pipeline of renewable energy projects in Spain

  • RGreen plots new fund after latest closing

    RGreen's InfraGreen IV has reached a €670 million ($793m) final close, as the firm unveiled plans for a follow-on fund

  • BNP holds first close on second debt fund

    BNP Paribas Asset Management has held a first close on its European Infrastructure Debt Fund II at €300 million

  • Martin joins Wates as regional MD

    Construction veteran Helen Martin has this month joined Wates Group as regional managing director after an 11-year stint at Swedish developer Skanska

  • Details of Data4’s Polish facility emerge

    Data4's newly announced data centre in Poland is expected to have capex in excess of €100 million ($118.7m), with construction slated to begin by the end of the year

  • Red Rock, Eni to bid in ScotWind

    Red Rock Power and Eni have signed on an agreement to bid for a concession in the upcoming ScotWind offshore leasing round in Scotland

  • EIB mulls €700m loan to Spanish utility

    Spanish utility Endesa is negotiating a €700 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance wind and solar projects in Spain

  • EQT fund buys into cancer care facilities

    EQT Infrastructure has become the latest infra investor to buy into specialist cancer treatment facilities with the acquisition of 2 German cancer diagnosis and treatment providers

  • GRID raises £100m in placing

    Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has raised £100 million following a share placing launched this month

  • EnBW enlists Vestas for He Dreiht turbine order

    EnBW has pre-selected Vestas to supply the 900MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in Germany with its 15MW V236 model turbine

  • HICL makes Libor switch on BSF project

    Infrastructure investor HICL has today amended the financing agreements on its Sheffield Building Schools for the Future PPP project ahead of planned cessation of Libor in December

  • UPDATE: InfraVia to buy French youth education facilities operator

    InfraVia has signed an exclusivity agreement for the acquisition of Grandir, a France-based childcare and early education facilities provider

  • Turkish law firm makes up Tor to partner

    Turkish law practice Hergüner Bilgen Özeke Attorney Partnership has this month made up infrastructure and energy associate Zeynep Tor to partner

  • Marguerite signs Swedish data centre acquisition

    Marguerite II Fund has acquired a 100% interest in Conapto, a Swedish data centre operator

  • Aker, Carbfix explore CCS at Iceland plant

    Norway's Aker Carbon Capture, Carbfix and Elkem Iceland have joined forces to develop a carbon capture and mineral storage structure at Elkem’s ferrosilicon plant in Finland