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19 December 2013

PNE Wind teams up with South Africa’s WKN Windcurrent for 130MW development

Germany's PNE Wind is set to team up with South Africa's WKN Windcurrent to develop 130MW of wind capacity in the Port Elizabeth area of the country.

18 December 2013

UK’s Energy Bill receives Royal Assent after years of consultationp

parliamentUk_280312_170_170 The UK's Energy Bill has received Royal Assent, after over two years of consultation. It promises to unlock £110bn of investment into the energy industry and promote the development of renewable energy and sustainability throughout the country.

18 December 2013

Vaisala acquired energy forecaster 3Tier for $14.7m

cloud_170sq-1 Seattle-based provider of weather forecasting to the renewable energy industry 3Tier has been acquired by Finnish measurement company Vaisala for approximately $14.7m.

17 December 2013

Gamesa to supply 50MW Indian wind farm

India_170SQ Spanish turbine manufacturer Gamesa will supply 50MW of turbines to independent power producer GreenInfra for an Indian wind farm.

17 December 2013

EBRD provides €72m loan for Polish wind farm

The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development will loan €72m for the construction and operation of a wind farm in North West Poland.

17 December 2013

Electrawinds asset sale blocked by Belgian court

WesternWind_170SQ1 Belgian wind power developer Electrawinds will not be able to sell off its assets as a result of a lawsuit brought by the Flemish Gimv investment fund.

16 December 2013

FirstWind signs PPA on 51MW wind farm

US independent wind developer FirstWind has signed a power purchase agreements on its 51MW Hancock wind farm with the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company.

16 December 2013

Mitsubish Heavy and GE reach wind patent infringement settlement

Supreme-Court_170SQ1 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and General Electric have reached a settlement for their US patent infringement dispute over wind turbine technology, by allowing each other to cross-license their products.

16 December 2013

Endurance Wind Power raises $171,000 towards funding roundp

wind_energy North American off-grid specialist Endurance Wind Power has raised $170,977 in funding from a single undisclosed investor.

16 December 2013

Brazil’s latest wind auction racks up 2.3GW of tendersp

Brazil's latest power generation tender saw the country striking deals for 97 wind projects, totalling 2.3GW of tenders.

13 December 2013

ScottishPower Renewables bins plans for £5.4bn Argyll Array wind farmp

bard1_170_1701 ScottishPower Renewables' plans for the £5.4bn Argyll Array offshore wind farm off the coast of Tiree in the inner Hebrides have been binned by the company.

12 December 2013

Dong Energy acquires 580MW offshore wind in UK

Danish energy developer Dong Energy has acquired a 100 per cent stake in the 580MW Race Bank offshore wind project from Centrica.

12 December 2013

Low Carbon appoints Louise Ward director investor relations

Renewable energy investment firm Low Carbon has appointed Louise Ward as director of investor relations.

12 December 2013

Impax New Energy Investors II hits 60 per cent investment level

Renewable energy investment fund Impax New Energy Investors II, managed by AIM-listed Impax Asset Management, has completed a number of transaction in Europe and is now over 60 per cent invested.

12 December 2013

GE Energy Financial Services and others complete equity investment in EDF solar

Abnegoa_CSP_170SQ GE Energy Financial Services along with Citi, Union Bank, N.A., and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company have completed an equity investment into EDF Renewable Energy's Catalina solar plant in the Mojave Desert, US.

12 December 2013

Hermes GPE Infrastructure acquires majority interest in 144MW Scottish wind

Hermes GPE Infrastructure has acquired a majority interest in the 144MW Fallago Rig wind farm in Scotland.

10 December 2013

EIB loans TenneT €500m

The European Investment Bank will provide a €500m loan to state-owned Dutch grid company TenneT.

10 December 2013

GDF Suez sells half of French onshore wind portfolio to Credit Agricole

Renewable energy developer GDF Suez is set to sell a 50 per cent stake in its French onshore wind portfolio to Credit Agricole Assurances, via its subsidiary Predica.

10 December 2013

EDPR to sell 49 per cent stake of ENEOP wind consortium to China Three Gorges

Portuguese renewables developer and supplier EDPR is set to sell a 49 per cent stake in the ENEOP wind power consortium to the China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG).

9 December 2013

EIB invests $50m into Glennmont clean energy fundp

The European Investment Bank has invested €50m into Glennmont's second clean energy fund, representing the largest equity investment into clean energy made by the bank in 2013.

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