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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.

Enersis announces departure of Chile country head

Holding company Enersis, owned by Italian renewable developer Enel, announced today that its country manager Daniel Fernández is to leave Enersis

NextEra closes on ex-NRG wind farm

NextEra Energy Resources has closed on the acquisition of the lease on the 100MW High Lonesome Mesa wind farm in New Mexico from the farm’s bondholders

Enagas issues new Euro bond

Spanish energy company Enagas issued and closed on a 12-year, €750 million ($848.8 million) bond on 26 April 2016

Balam fund makes first Mexican renewables investment

Balam Fund has closed an acquisition of the 35.5MWp Camargo solar photovoltaic (PV) project, in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, from Spanish developer Avant Solar

Australia's Bombora to build Portugal wave farm

Australian wave energy developer Bombora is to develop and build an A$190 million ($144.5 million), 60MW wave farm off the coast of Portugal

SunEdison agrees sale of Chile PV plants to Colbún

Bankrupt US renewable energy company SunEdison has agreed to sell two of its Chilean solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in development to Chilean utility Colbún

GE Energy Financial continues push into Japan solar

GE Energy Financial has agreed to buy 85% of Trina Solar’s 14MW direct current utility scale solar project in Ishinomaki in Miyagi, on the north-eastern coast of Japan.

ADWEA prequalifies 34 for solar programme

The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) has released a list of 34 developers prequalified for its 350MW solar development at Sweihan

EBRD seeks Turkish energy consultant

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is tendering for a consultant to advise banks on a string of energy efficiency projects in Turkey

NRG's David Crane goes into private equity

David Crane, who was fired from NRG Energy after the company’s board disagreed with his strategy on renewable energy, is to join private equity firm Pegasus Capital Advisors, the firm announced on 22 April

SunEdison granted first tranche of bankruptcy financing

SunEdison has been granted permission to access $90 million of its proposed $300 million debtor-in-possession financing after a judge allowed the bankrupt renewables developer to continue in business

India plans wave of green Masala bonds

Indian state-owned energy companies may seek to raise $1 billion from green Masala bond issues in London over the next three to four months.

Tractebel completes GD Brasil acquisition

Tractebel Energia, of France's Engie, has completed the acquisition of 50% of the capital in GD Brasil Energia Solar

EXCLUSIVE Aela negotiates debt for Chile wind package

Aela Energia, a joint venture between Mainstream and Actis, is understood to be in the final stages of negotiating a term sheet with four lenders for the Aurora and Sarco wind farms in Chile

Nordic Investment Bank makes green bond allocation

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has allocated €500 million ($564.3 million) to invest in green bonds issued by companies or municipalities in its eight member countries

SunEdison files for bankruptcy

SunEdison has today (21 April) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and sought court permission for $300 million of new loans to continue operating

TerraForm Power agrees settlement with LAP shareholders

TerraForm Power has entered into a settlement and mutual release agreement with LAP shareholders to resolve a dispute in connection with the termination of a share purchase agreement, it announced yesterday (20 April 2016)

Canadian Solar appoints general counsel

Canadian Solar has appointed Jianyi Zhang as its general counsel, chief compliance officer and senior vice-president of the company, the Canadian-registered solar developer announced on 21 April