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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.

InfraCo Asia seeks developer for Myanmar infra

InfraCo Asia is looking to pre-qualify a developer to identify potential infrastructure opportunities and undertake early stage studies for potential projects in Myanmar

IFC to invest in two more Nepali hydro projects

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering taking equity and debt stakes in two more Nepali hydropower projects, IJGlobal has learnt

ACWA Power bids lowest for Noor II & III

A consortium led by Saudi Arabia-based developer ACWA Power looks favourite to win the mandates to construct the Noor II and Noor III concentrated solar power (CSP) projects in Morocco, IJGlobal can exclusively reveal

EBRD considers Poland’s Radzyn wind farm

Luxembourg-headquartered developer Green Bear is in talks with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development over a senior debt facility for the 39MW Radzyn wind farm project in Poland

UK government approves Burbo Bank offshore expansion

The UK government’s Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has today (26 September 2014) granted final consent for the expansion of DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank offshore wind farm in the Liverpool Way

DEWA pushes back schedule for Al Maktoum 2 solar

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has pushed back the deadline for bids submissions on the 100MW Al Maktoum 2 solar photovoltaic project by a month

Tidal Energy lines up EDF on Ramsey Sound

Marine renewables developer Tidal Energy has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDF Energy for its 1.2MW Ramsey Sound stream generation unit in Wales.

Foresight reaches 185MW operational capacity

Foresight Solar Fund Limited (FSFL) has reached 185MW of operating solar capacity since its listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in October 2013 following the recent connection of two assets to the grid

GE and HBRE sign Vietnam wind MoU

GE and HBRE Wind Power Company (HBRE) have signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in developing the proposed Tay Nguyen wind farm in Dak Lak province, Vietnam.

Close imminent on first Jordan solar PVs

A number of developers are nearing financial close on solar photovoltaic projects in the first round of Jordan’s renewable energy programme, IJGlobal understands.

EIB signs with SONABEL on solar PV

The European Investment Bank has signed a €23 million ($29 million) loan with the state utility of Burkina Faso SONABEL for the construction of a 30MW solar photovoltaic plant in the African country

Investors make clean energy pledge at UN summit

This week’s UN climate summit in New York has prompted a number of large global investors to pledge billions of dollars to clean energy and technology investments as interest grows in the investment potential of this sector

November financial close mooted for Lincs OFTO

Sponsor Transmission Capital Partners said it is planning to close financing for the £375 million ($614.4 million) Lincs offshore wind transmission cable by November this year

WRB Enterprises signs PPA with Jamaica utility

WRB Enterprises has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) for the 20MW Content solar project

November deadline for Malaysia waste RFPs

The four shortlisted parties for the roughly MYR800 million Kuala Lumpur waste-to-energy PPP project are due to submit RFPs on 10 November