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Northland closes on Gemini offshore wind

A Northland Power-led consortium has reached financial close on the €2.8 billion ($3.7 billion) 600MW Project Gemini offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

FCC and Carso sign Americas JV

Spanish construction company FCC has entered into a 50:50 joint venture agreement with Carlos Slim's group Carso Infraestructuras Y Construcción for the development of projects across the Americas

Engie acquires French firm Solairedirect

Engie, formerly known as GDF Suez, has said it will acquire a 95% stake in French solar operator Solairedirect at a cost of around €330 million ($365.8 million). The deal will close by the end of 2015

NESF lines up UK solar pipeline

Next Energy Solar Fund (NESF) has lined up a pipeline of 200MW of UK solar projects ready for acquisition, the company said in its recent year-end results, and reaffirmed its intention to raise more capital.

India’s Punjab state launches solar RFP

Granting authority Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has launched a request for proposals for 500MW worth of solar projects in Punjab, India

Thailand’s Superblock signs Japanese solar MoU

Thailand's Superblock PCL and Japan’s Energy Complex have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of a 300MW solar project in Chiba, Japan.

SunEdison closes on Chile's Quilapilún solar

SunEdison has closed a $160 million debt facility for the 110MW Quilapilún solar photovoltaic (PV) power project located near Santiago, Chile

Hogan Lovells energy partners leave for Orrick

Hogan Lovells energy partners Matthew Williams, John Deacon and Edward Humphries will join law firm Orrick as partners in its London office

Juwi forms Asian solar JV

Developer Juwi Renewable Energies and Asia Green Capital Partners have established joint venture (JV) Aurora Partners to develop solar photovoltaic projects across south and south-east Asia

Kepler unveils plans for UK tidal fence

Sponsor Kepler Energy developing a £143 million ($225 million), 30MW tidal energy fence project in the Bristol Channel in the United Kingdom

EDF closes acquisition of Salt Fork Wind

EDF Renewable Energy has closed the acquisition of the Salt Fork Wind project in Texas from Cielo Wind Power

Macquarie to sell French wind to ERG Renew

The Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund (MEIF) has signed on the sale of 63.4MW of French wind assets to ERG Renew, with the deal expected to close in late July

Opic commits loan for Jamaica solar

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (Opic) has committed $47 million in debt for the Content solar project in Jamaica

TRIG closes on Fred Olsen UK wind acquisition

The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) will pay £256 million ($403 million) for a 49% stake in Fred Olsen’s 433MW UK wind portfolio. The deal was signed on Tuesday (23 June 2015) and closes today (25 June)

Foresight acquires Nottinghamshire solar

Foresight Solar Fund has signed a binding contract to acquire a 30MW solar plant in Nottinghamshire, England. The plant is expected to be operational in the fourth quarter of 2015

Conservatives to privatise UK Green Investment Bank

The UK government has today (25 June 2015) set out plans to privatise the majority of the state-owned Green Investment Bank (GIB) before the next general election in 2020

Innergex closes on Big Silver Creek

Innergex has closed a C$197.2 million ($160.58 million) non-recourse construction and term loan for the Big Silver Creek hydroelectric project in British Columbia