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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.

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

IFC outlines support for Redstone CSP

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has detailed its proposed funding for the 100MW Redstone concentrated solar power (CSP) project in South Africa

Wpd signs financing for Finnish wind

Renewables developer and operator Wpd has signed financing for its third project in Finland, the 72.6MW Tohkoja wind farm

First close for CGN’s China renewable fund

CGN Private Equity Fund Management and JIDA Capital Partners have reached first close on the CGN Fund III, an unlisted infrastructure fund focusing on investments in renewable assets in China

EXCLUSIVE DIF's fourth fund nears final close

Netherlands-based fund manager DIF is nearing final close on its €1 billion ($1.15 billion) DIF Infrastructure IV fund, IJGlobal has learnt

El Salvador readies wind and PV tender

El Salvador's national energy council (CNE) has plans to launch a tender for 150MW of new wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) projects

I Squared Capital buys majority stake in Amplus

I Squared Capital’s ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund has bought a majority stake in Amplus, an India-based distributed solar generation developer

Wind dominates Brazil's A-3 power tender

Brazil's national power agency (Aneel) has awarded 669.5MW of power projects in the A-3 tender held on Friday (24 August 2015)

DONG Energy moves forward with German offshore wind

Danish energy company DONG is close to making a final investment decision for its €1.3 billion ($1.5 billion), 450MW Borkum Riffgrund II offshore wind project in Germany

Close on Australia’s Hornsdale wind farm

Neoen, John Laing and Megawatt Capital Investments have reached financial close on the A$284.8 million financing for the first 100MW phase of the Hornsdale wind farm in Australia

Mainstream sells SMart Wind offshore stake to DONG

Irish renewables developer Mainstream has sold its remaining interest in the UK-based SMart Wind offshore wind consortium to Danish utility DONG Energy

Egypt launches new solar and wind tenders

Egypt has begun tendering for 500MW of renewable energy capacity including solar photovoltaic, concentrated solar power (CSP), and wind technology