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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.

F2i reaches final close on second fund

Italian asset manager Fondi italiani per le infrastrutture (F2i) has reached final close for its second fund at approximately €1.24 billion ($1.4 billion), which exceeds the fund's initial target of €1.2 billion

UK's Centrica to quit wind sector

British utility Centrica is to leave the wind energy sector, citing a desire to lower the company's capital intensity for the decision

ArcLight closes sixth energy fund

ArcLight Capital Partners has closed its sixth energy fund with $5.57 billion in commitments, surpassing its $4 billion target

Iberdrola signs PPA for California wind project

Iberdrola Renewables has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Southern California Edison (SoCalEd) for the 132MW Tule Wind project in California

Bluefield postpones Eurozone solar fund

Bluefield Partners has postponed its planned €200 million ($219 million) fundraise for a new Eurozone-focused vehicle, the Bluefield European Solar Fund (BESF), citing unfavourable market conditions. The company is the second to postpone a Europe-focused solar fund this month

SIG and UniCredit refinance solar portfolio

Italy-focused Solar Investment Group (SIG) has arranged a €39 million ($43 million) refinancing of its 16.5MW solar portfolio in the country with UniCredit. The deal closed 17 July 2015

EXCLUSIVE Falvez Energy delays close on Texas wind project

Falvez Energy has pushed back its target close date for the 156MW Falvez Astra Wind project as it reconsiders the existing debt arrangement, IJGlobal has learnt

Debt details emerge for Dubai solar

The exact figures for the financing of the 200MW second stage of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA) solar photovoltaic development have emerged, days after sponsors Acwa Power and TSK reached financial close

Ares to buy Kayne Anderson

Ares Management has agreed to buy Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors for $2.55 billion

SunPower closes solar acquisition from Infigen

SunPower has closed the acquisition of Infigen’s 1.5GW US solar development pipeline. Infigen announced in late June 2015 that it had agreed to sell its US solar projects for $37.9 million

Abengoa and Shikun & Binui close on Israel's Negev solar

Spanish developer Abengoa and Israeli infrastructure group Shikun & Binui have closed financing for the $1 billion Negev concentrated solar photovoltaic (CSP) project in Israel with a number of international and local lenders

Santander appoints adviser for Taralga

Santander has appointed ANZ to advise on the sale of its 90% share in the Taralga wind farm in Australia

Scottish Equity Partners makes senior hires

Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has hired Romain Keyen as an associate and Adam Delaney as its director of finance, it announced today (27 July 2015)

EXCLUSIVE EnergieKontor to develop UK and Irish wind with Triodos

German wind developer EnergieKontor and Dutch bank Triodos are set to co-develop a raft of new onshore wind projects in the UK and Ireland and are eyeing the purchase of an existing pipeline of developments