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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.

Vestas prices debut green bond issue

Danish wind manufacturer Vestas has issued a €500 million ($550 million) green corporate Eurobond

EXCLUSIVE Gurmat signs on Efeler geothermal

Gurmat Elektrik has signed the debt financing for the $970 million,123.3MW Efeler geothermal development in Turkey, and financial close could take place within the next month

FoxxHaztec approaches IFC on Barueri waste-to-energy

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering providing an up to R42 million ($16m) senior loan to FoxxHaztec for the construction of a greenfield waste-to-energy facility in the municipality of Barueri in the state of São Paulo, Brazil

Santander hires UK renewables director

Santander Corporate & Commercial has hired John Sturman as its new relationship director, renewable energy, with a responsibility for the Thames Valley and South West regions of the UK

UK GIB, Foresight back waste-to-energy project

Developer AssetGen Partners has closed on £60 million ($92 million) in equity funding from three institutions for the 10MW Hoddesdon waste-to-energy plant in the UK

EXCLUSIVE Marubeni relocates European power manager

Keiji Okagaki is to leave London, where he was a vice-president at Marubeni Europower, to take up a role at the Japanese trading house's Tokyo headquarters.

Iberdrola USA and UIL Holdings to merge

Spanish utility Iberdrola's US subsidiary and the New England-based utility UIL Holdings have agreed to merge

EXCLUSIVE Sowitec to tap capital markets for Uruguay wind

German developer Sowitec plans to tap the capital markets for its 50MW Vientos de Pastorale wind farm in Uruguay, IJGlobal has learnt

Lightsource announces UK rooftop PV scheme

UK solar developer Lightsource has announced a £125 million ($192.7 million) investment into the rooftop solar market for 2015

Vattenfall wins concession for Horns Rev 3

The Danish government has awarded the tender for the 400MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm to Swedish utility Vattenfall

NTPC to develop 15,000MW of Indian solar

State-owned NTPC has received approval from the Indian government to develop 15,000MW of solar projects

UK hands out first Contracts for Difference state subsidies

The UK government handed out £315 million ($485.8 million) of state support for 27 clean energy projects under the first round of its new Contracts for Difference auction regime