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20 January 2014

Voltage regulation firm MicroPlanet raises $373,408p

solar-tracker_170SQ Woodinville, Washington-based developer of voltage regulation systems MicroPlanet has raised $373,308.

20 January 2014

UK launches £11m energy generation, distribution, storage initiativep

UK Universities and Science Minister David Willetts has launched a new £11m initiative that aims to revolutionise the way energy is generated, distributed, and stores.

20 January 2014

Germany’s Green Party proposes doubling of renewables by 2020

Germany's Green Party has presented a proposal programme for the transition to clean energy, suggesting a doubling of renewable energy generation through to 2020.

20 January 2014

Algonquin Power & Utilities closes CAN$200m private debentures offering

Canada-based Algonquin Power & Utilities' subsidiary has closed a CAN$200m private offering of 4.65 per cent senior unsecured debentures.

20 January 2014

Vestas to outsource calibration to Exova Metech

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is outsourcing its calibration division to Exova Metech, subsidiary of global testing and calibration firm Exova.

20 January 2014

EDPR raises CAN$49m debt for Canadian wind farm

EDP Renewables has raised CAN$49m debt financing for its first wind farm in Canada.

20 January 2014

Ingenious Capital Management plans £160m IPO of clean energy armp

A division of investment firm Ingenious, which made a name for itself with the backing of films Avatar and Life of Pi, is planning a £160m IPO of its clean energy arm.

17 January 2014

Mexico’s Recursos y Desarrollos Eolicos B&E plans 714MW wind

Mexican firm Recursos y Desarrollos Eolicos B&E is planning to invest $1.1bn into the construction of a 714MW wind farm.

17 January 2014

UniCredit buys up €50m of ERG Renew’s stock

vestas_cali_170SQ Italy-based global banking and financial services firm UniCredit has bought up €50m of ERG Renew, a subsidiary of ERG group, stock – amounting to a 7.14 per cent minority stake.

15 January 2014

Google invests $75m in Pattern Energy’s Panhandle 2 wind

wind_sunset_170SQ1 Global tech giant Google is making a $75m investment into Pattern Energy's Panhandle 2 wind farm in Texas.

14 January 2014

RES sees opportunities in Germany as business expands

Acciona-Poland_170SQ UK Renewable energy company RES has entered the German market with the opening of a new office in Stuttgart, citing its 'ambitious plans' for the market – Europe's largest for wind energy.

14 January 2014

Morgan Stanley funds Pattern Energy’s 182MW Panhandle wind farm

vestas_croatia_170_1701 New York, US-based global financial services firm Morgan Stanley has provided financing for the 182MW Panhandle 2 wind farm in Texas.

13 January 2014

Power Assets aims for downsized $3.6bn IPO

Hong Kong-based electricity utility firm Power Assets Holdings, which is controlled by Asia's richest man Li Ka-Shing, has reduced the size of its initial public offering of HK Electric Investments with plans to sell nearly a fifth to State Grid Corp. of China.

13 January 2014

Resonance Asset Management acquires 17MW UK windp

London, UK-based alternative asset management firm specialising in energy assets Resonance Asset Management has completed the acquisition of four operational wind farms through the Resonance British Wind Energy Income Fund.

13 January 2014

Exclusive: Asia Green Capital receives $2m from IFC for Indonesian wind

Asia Green Capital is in the process of raising $2m from the International Finance Corporation towards onshore wind projects throughout Indonesia and Southeast Asia, with a total development of 252MW, NewNet can reveal.

9 January 2014

Balfour Beatty near to $500m for debut infrastructure fundp

The private equity arm of international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has pulled in at least $469m for its inaugural energy, utilities and transport fund, NewNet has learned.

9 January 2014

Kansas City Power & Light signs 400MW of wind PPAs

US-based electricity provider Kansas City Power & Light is launching new wind energy projects that will see it purchase 400MW of wind PPAs from two new wind farms in the Kansas City region.

9 January 2014

EDF Renewable Energy acquires 194MW Spinning Spur 3, Texas

French power utility EDF's subsidiary EDF Renewable Energy has acquires the 194MW Spinning Spur 3 wind project from Cielo Wind Power.

9 January 2014

Swiss utility EWZ acquires stake in 288MW Butendiek North Sea wind farm

siemens_offshore_170_170 Swiss utility EWZ has acquired a stake in the 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm in the North Sea.

8 January 2014

RES secures £28.3m for two onshore wind farms

Onshore_170_170 Renewable energy developer RES has secured £28.3m in financing from KfW IPEX-Bank for two onshore wind farms.

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