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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.

Swiss power operator buys German wind

Swiss power plant operator KKB has bought the 6.3MW Pölzig wind farm in Thuringia, central Germany, from project developer WSB Neue Energien

Amber sole lender on supermarket solar deal

Amber Infrastructure is the sole lender on the financing of a 6.1MW roof mounted solar array on the Marks & Spencer distribution centre in Castle Donington in the UK

EU agrees 40% carbon cut by 2030

European Union member states have agreed a pact to cut carbon emissions across the continent by 40% on 1990 levels by 2030

UK listed wind fund makes £125m raise

UK listed renewables fund Greencoat UK Wind has raised £125 million ($200.7m ) to pay down existing debts and free up capital for fresh acquisitions

Hannon Armstrong to buy stake in wind portfolio

A Hannon Armstrong-led investor group has agreed to buy tax equity stakes in a portfolio of 10 operating wind farms from JP Morgan’s affiliates

Windiga agrees PPA for Ghanaian solar

Windiga Energy has finalised the terms of another power purchase agreement, for a solar power project in Ghana, the developer has announced

PPA lined up for Mauritianian waste-to-energy plant

Windiga Energy has agreed terms of reference for a power purchase agreement for a waste-to-energy project in Mauritania, the Canadian utility announced on Wednesday

Tunisia's TuNur CSP targets 2016 close

The sponsors of the TuNur concentrated solar power mega scheme in Tunisia have set out an aggressive schedule to get their project financed by 2016

IIC mulls Panama solar investment

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) is considering a loan of up to $11.9 million to Divisa Solar for the development of a 10MW solar project in Panama

EBRD credit line for Turkish efficiency deals

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has lent its first credit line under its Sustainable Resource Initiative

Debt details emerge on Primary Energy acquisition

More details have emerged about the debt financing backing Fortistar-led consortium’s acquisition of Primary Energy Recycling, an Illinois-based company that owns and operates recycled energy products

Windiga targets 2015 close for Zina solar as PPA signs

Windiga Energy has signed the power purchase agreement for the 20MW Zina solar project with Burkina Faso’s state utility Sonabel, Windiga chief executive Benoit LaSalle told IJGlobal

Ram Energy wins Opic funding for Akiira geothermal

The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation has provided $950,000 in early-stage funding for development at Ram Energy’s Akiira One geothermal project in Kenya

Dudgeon offshore wind awards key contract

Development of the UK’s £1.5 billion ($2.4 billion), 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind project off the Norfolk coast is continuing apace with the award of a major construction contract

SunEdison to develop Chinese solar

SunEdison has signed a joint venture agreement with JIC Capital to develop, construct and own up to 1GW of solar projects in China over the next three years

IFC plans Kenyan wind IPP equity

The IFC is considering a US$20.5 million equity investment in Keyna’s Kipeto wind farm IPP, the bank announced last week