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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.

ESB, Coriolis plan 400MW onshore wind in UK

Irish utility ESB and UK-based developer Coriolis are partnering on the development of 400MW of onshore wind in the UK, with the majority planned for Scotland

Brazil contracts 479MW of wind and biomass

Brazil's National Power Agency (Aneel) has contracted 479MMW of wind and biomass installed capacity in an auction held yesterday (27 April 2015)

OPIC launches call for investment funds proposals

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), an US development finance institution, has launched its 2015 global engagement call for proposals from fund managers seeking financing for private equity investment funds

Mississippi Power signs two solar PPAs

Mississippi Power has formed partnerships with Strata Solar, Hannah Solar and the US Navy to build two solar projects

EXCLUSIVE DIF to set up office in Australia

Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF) is opening an office in Sydney, Australia in early-June, IJGlobal can exclusively reveal

Ghana caps solar investment

The government of Ghana has announced that it is bringing in a temporary cap of 150MW for solar power projects under its feed-in-tariff scheme, putting planned developments in the country into doubt

ACME signs Indian solar PPA

ACME Group has signed a power purchase agreement with the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation for a roughly $36 million 30MW solar project in Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh, India

Dubai backs AFC for fuel cell generation

The government of Dubai, through its Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence organisation, has today (23 April 2015) signed a memorandum of understanding with AFC Energy to develop 300MW of fuel cell generation capacity in the emirate

Aquamarine Power names new chief executive

Wave energy company Aquamarine Power has appointed Paddy O’Kane as the company’s chief executive officer, replacing interim chief executive John Malcolm who has stepped down after six months in the role

sPower closes back leverage debt

sPower has closed $168.5 million debt for a portfolio of 25 solar assets across California and New York. The assets have a total capacity of 144MW

SunEdison taps Bayerische for UK solar portfolio debt

SunEdison has closed on £84.6 million ($127 million) in debt from Bayerische Landesbank to finance a portfolio of 97MW of utility-scale solar projects in the UK

GE invests further in Japanese solar

GE Energy Financial Services has acquired part of the shareholding for a solar PV plant in Japan

Pattern and Samsung sign PPA for North Kent Wind

Pattern Development and Samsung have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) for the 100MW North Kent Wind project in Ontario