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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.

Enel sells stakes in two Italian generating companies

Cash-strapped Italian utility Enel has offloaded its stakes in two Italian power businesses, selling its 40% holding in SE Hydropower and a 33.3% share in SF Energy, raising €400 million

LightBeam Electric files S-1 for yieldco IPO

LightBeam Electric has filed an S-1 for an initial public offering (IPO) of a yieldco. The company proposes to offer up to $100 million equity

EXCLUSIVE Lenders line up for Italy's Q.Thermo waste

Sponsors Quadrifoglio and Hera have lined up a group of banks to finance their €170 million ($183 million) Q.Thermo waste-to-energy plant located in the Italian region of Tuscany, IJGlobal can reveal

EIB mulls European energy fund investment

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is considering whether to invest €200 million ($215 million) in a new European renewable energy fund, the Capenergie III fund

Mainstream targets 2015 close on Ghana’s Ayitepa wind

Mainstream Renewables is close to signing on the power purchase agreement for the 225MW Ayitepa wind farm in Ghana, and is targeting to reach financial close on the project before the end of the year

Fri-El and Golden Agri close on Nuova Energia wind

Fri-El Green Power and Golden Agri Resources have closed on €65.2 million ($70 million) financing for the 72MW Nuova Energia wind project in Italy, with Santander and UniCredit provided the debt

EXCLUSIVE South Africa DoE confirms renewables R4 and new allocation

South Africa’s Department of Energy has today (16 April 2015) confirmed the winners of the fourth round of its renewable energy power producer procurement (REIPPP) programme, and announced extra allocations through an additional tender round

Enel and Marubeni sign Asia Pacific renewables deal

Enel Green Power (EGP) and Japan's Marubeni have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to identify possible renewable power projects developments in Asia Pacific together over the next two years

FMO issues second sustainability bond

Dutch bilateral development bank FMO has priced a €500 million ($530 million) sustainability bond

Recurrent Energy CEO and CFO step down

Recurrent Energy’s chief executive officer (CEO) Arno Harris has been replaced by David Brochu, the company’s former chief operating officer (COO)

Ontario agency to appeal court’s PPA price ruling

The Ontario Superior Court has ruled that the Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation (OEFC) incorrectly calculated prices for some of its power purchase agreements

UBB’s Javelin waste project court date set

Stroud District Council’s appeal against Urbaser Balfour Beatty’s (UBB) Javelin waste-to-energy PPP is due to be heard in the UK High Court on 25 June 2015

Enel, Scatec, Genesis all win in South Africa’s REIPPP round 4

The first winners in the fourth round of the South African government’s renewable energy independent power producer procurement (REIPPP) programme have been confirmed, as the market waits for the official announcement of the full list

EXCLUSIVE Nepal’s Upper Trishuli lines up lenders

Kosep and Daelim is lining up a consortium of lenders for its 216MW Upper Trishuli hydropower project in Nepal, IJGlobal has learnt