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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.

Alabama Power plans renewable RFP

Alabama Power is set to launch a request for proposals (RFP) for renewable capacity in 2016 after the state’s public service commission approved the company’s proposal to procure up to 500MW

Drax, Infinis launch legal challenge to UK policy u-turn

Power businesses Infinis Energy and Drax Group have started a legal challenge to the UK government’s decision to end exemption for renewables from the country’s climate change levy (CCL

Osinergmin releases RFP for Peruvian renewables tender

Peru's state energy and mines investment regulator Osinergmin has invited bids for a forthcoming renewable energy tender which aims to contract wind, solar photovoltaic (PV), biomass and small hydro capacity

Utility coop signs PPA with San Isabel solar

Utility cooperative Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association has signed a power purchase agreement with juwi for the San Isabel Solar project in Colorado

Ardian opens office in Madrid

French private investment company Ardian has opened a new office in Madrid, Spain, its 11th office worldwide

Martifer mandates on Brazil solar PV sale

Martifer Renewables has mandated Clean Energy Latin America (CELA) as exclusive adviser on the sale of three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Brazil

KAPP shortlists five for Kuwait's Kabd waste

The Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) has shortlisted five consortia for the Kabd municipal solid waste project

AIIM agrees to co-develop African hydro with Mecamidi

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of France-based hydro power developer Mecamidi to co-develop hydro projects in Africa

Duke to buy stake in Mesquite Creek wind

Duke Energy Renewables has acquired a 50% stake in the Mesquite Creek wind farm in Texas from Sumitomo Corporation of Americas

AGL approaches banks for Macarthur wind sale

AGL Energy is talking to a number of lenders about providing a staple financing as part of the sale of its 50% stake in the Macarthur wind project in Australia

Agrivert raises debt for UK biogas plants

UK developer Agrivert has raised £63 million in corporate debt from Gravis Capital Partners to fund the construction of two biogas power plants totalling 6MW in England and Wales

Denham and Nexif sign Asian power partnership

Denham Capital and Nexif have signed an agreement to partner on the development and acquisition of power and renewable energy assets in Southeast Asia

Duke Energy subsidiaries launch solar RFPs

Subsidiaries of Duke Energy have launched requests for proposals for 53MW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) output

UK government plans end to feed-in tariffs

The UK’s state Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has launched a consultation over proposals to end the country’s feed-in tariff (FiT) support for small-scale renewables as early as January 2016

Foresight fund buys UK solar farm

London-listed Foresight Solar Fund has acquired the 34.7MW Port Farm asset in Wiltshire, England

KfW plans GET FiT scheme in Zambia

KfW has been instructed by the Zambian government to propose a procurement structure for new renewable energy projects in the country, along similar lines to the GET FiT programme underway in Uganda