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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.

TRIG acquires Irish wind farm from RES

The Renewables Infrastructure Group has acquired the 25.3 MW Taurbeg wind farm in the Republic of Ireland for €17.3 million ($21.54 million) from Renewable Energy Systems

Bids in for ACT wind auction

The Australian Capital Territory government is expected to announce the winning bidders for the 200MW wind reverse auction next year

Signing imminent for Peruvian wind

Cobra Energía, of Spanish conglomerate ACS, will sign debt-financing for the $100 million La Marcona Peruvian wind project located in the Nazca province in the coming days, IJGlobal has learnt

Bank mandates for Nordsee One due in December

Mandated banks for the €1.2 billion ($1.5 billion), 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind project in Germany are to be announced before the Christmas holidays, IJGlobal can reveal

Panama's ETESA receives 31 solar bids

Panama's state transmission company ETESA has received 31 proposals from local and international developers in response to its first tender for solar photovoltaic (PV) power purchase agreements

EU launches fund and advisory hub for Investment Plan for Europe

The European Commission has today (26 November 2014) launched its Investment Plan for Europe, an initiative intended to unlock €315 billion ($394 billion) of private and public investments in the real economy over the next three years

ALLETE closes acquisition of Thunder Spirit wind

ALLETE Clean Energy Wind closed its acquisition of the 107.5MW Thunder Spirit Wind project in North Dakota from Wind Works on 20 November 2014

Mytrah Energy closes Indian wind slate financing

UK-listed renewables developer Mytrah Energy has closed on $70 million equivalent in high-yield financing to pay down existing mezzanine debt and fund development of its wind development slate in India

Close imminent for Mexico's Tres Mesas

Financial close is imminent on the Tres Mesas wind complex in Mexico's Tamaulipas state, IJGlobal has learnt

SunEdison and Renova in Brazil solar JV

SunEdison and Renova Energia have formed a joint venture to develop 1GW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Brazil’s north-eastern state of Bahia

PIP close to renewables fund manager mandate

The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) is in discussions with one fund manager for a new a fund in the renewables sector, chief executive officer Mike Weston told IJGlobal in an interview

DBN finances Namibia’s first utility-scale solar

The Development Bank of Namibia has provided debt to local developer InnoSun Energy for the construction of the first large-scale solar power plant in Namibia

South Africa misses fourth round renewables deadline

South Africa’s Department of Energy has missed today’s (24 November 2014) deadline to announce preferred bidders for the fourth round of its Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement (REIPPP) programme