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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.

Tata Power to buy Westpun India renewable assets

Tata Power is set to acquire Westpun Renewables, one of India’s largest green energy asset portfolios, for $1.45 billion. Wespun has a portfolio of 1,152MW of solar and wind farms and the sale would be India’s largest renewables M&A deal to date.

SunEdison finds new buyers for Colorado solar

SunEdison has decided to sell a solar project in Colorado to First Reserve, abandoning plans to sell the project to other partners

Mainstream Renewable Power equity raise underway

Mainstream Renewable Power has said it is in the process of raising at least €100 million ($115 million) capital to support expansion across emerging markets

EXCLUSIVE Debt for Norther offshore to launch this month

The sponsors of the €1.3 billion ($1.5 billion) Norther offshore wind project off the coast of Belgium plan to launch debt financing for the 370MW development before the end of May

Ex-monoline boss to restructure SunEdison

SunEdison has appointed John Dubel, the former chief executive of monoline insurer FGIC Corporation, as chief restructuring officer, the bankrupt renewable energy developer announced on 2 May

iCON complete Capstone Infrastucture acquisition

iCON Infrastructure, the UK fund manager, has completed the acquisition of Canadian power and water holding company Capstone Infrastructure for C$480 million ($381.9 million), Capstone announced on 29 April

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries keeps offshore wind stake in Vestas JV

Japanese engineering business Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has decided to retain its stake in an offshore wind developing team with Denmark’s Vestas, instead of exercising its right to boost its ownership of the joint venture

Australian Lighthouse launches solar fund

Melbourne-based Lighthouse Infrastructure Management has announced the launch of its $100 million Lighthouse Solar Fund

Noy and TSK acquire Abengoa’s Negev CSP

Noy Fund and TSK Group has signed to acquire embattled Spanish developer Abengoa’s 50% stake in the 110MW Negev concentrated solar photovoltaic (CSP) project in Israel

Thailand approves 281MW of new solar farms

Thailand’s Energy Regulatory Commission has approved 281MW of new photovoltaic solar capacity that could generate investments of up to Bt18 billion ($515 million) this year alone.

JLEN set to raise new capital

London-listed John Laing Environmental Assets Group (JLEN) is set to raise up to £65 million ($95 million) by issuing new shares

Yingli Green Energy in doubt as a going concern

New York Stock Exchange-listed Chinese solar panel maker Yingli Green Energy (YGE) has "substantial doubt as to its ability to continue as a going concern,” the company said in a statement.

Partners Group to buy into distributed solar shop

Partners Group, the Swiss asset manager, has agreed to take a plurality stake in US solar developer Silicon Ranch, the buyer announced on 27 April

EDF RE to buy distributed solar developer

EDF Renewable Energy, the US renewables arm of French utility EDF, has agreed to acquire Vermont-based distributed solar generation developer groSolar

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.