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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.

IFC mulls Azure solar investment

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering lending $14.3 million to sponsor Azure Power for a 40MW solar power plant in Rajasthan, India

Close on Senegal's Taiba N’Diaye wind farm delayed until 2015

Sarreole is now not expected to reach financial close on the 215MW Taiba N’Diaye wind farm in Senegal until in the end of 2014 at the earliest and more likely during the first quarter of 2015

NTR exploring Wind Capital sale

Irish infrastructure developer NTR has said that it is appointing advisers to assess whether it should sell its US wind portfolio

AllianzGI buys 36MW German onshore wind portfolio

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has bought two onshore wind farms in Germany’s Brandenburg state for its Allianz Renewable Energy Fund (AREF)

DEWA shortlists for solar and clean coal projects

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has today (1 September 2014) shortlisted 24 bids for the 100MW Al Maktoum 2 solar photovoltaic project, following the shortlisting of eight groups for its 1,200MW Hassyan clean coal development last week

Invenergy closes two wind financings

Invenergy has closed financing for two wind projects – Le Plateau 2 in Québec and Spring Canyon II, III in Colorado

Mitsui and Tokio Marine raise third solar fund

A ¥7.7 billion ($74 million) Japanese solar infrastructure investment fund developed by Japan’s Tokio Marine Asset Management and a Mitsui engineering subsidiary has reached final close

ACO to build two Myanmar solar plants

US based ACO Investment Group plans to develop two 150MW solar plants in Myanmar’s Mandalay region

November default likely for Coso Geothermal

The issuer for the $455 million in debt on the 302MW Coso Geothermal portfolio will default on its bonds after November 2014 if it is unable to roll over its letters of credit

Kimberley to close on SunMine PV next year

The City of Kimberley in British Columbia plans to reach financial close next year on a C$2 million ($1.84 million) loan for its C$5.3 million SunMine solar photovoltaic (PV) project

SunEdison approaches IFC on Honduras' first PV plant

SunEdison has approached the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for A and C loans of up to $62.5 million for what may be Honduras' first solar photovoltaic (PV) project

JinkoSolar signs Hengfeng solar contracts

JinkoSolar Power has signed project investment agreements with the local government of Hengfeng county in Jiangxi Province to develop a total of 100 MW solar PV projects in the region

Renexia wins offshore wind leases in Maryland

Italian renewable company Renexia’s subsidiary US Wind has won the bid for 323.75 square kilometres offshore Maryland to build wind projects

Armow wind bank group emerges

Pattern Energy and Samsung Renewable Energy have named 10 lenders for the financing of the Armow wind project in Ontario, IJGlobal has learnt