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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.

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

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