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4 April 2014

CPFL Renovaveis raises $132m in bond sale

hydroelectricdam170 Brazilian renewable energy company CPFL Renovaveis has raised BRL300m ($132m) selling bonds with a term of seven years.

2 April 2014

Troubled Italian energy company Sorgenia prepares to sell renewable assets

Italy_flag170 Troubled Italian energy company Sorgenia is planning to sell its renewable energy assets as part of efforts to stabilise the company.

19 March 2014

Crow Nation nets $655,000 for US hydro project

hydroelectric170 The Native American tribe Crow Nation has been awarded $655,000 in a government grant to advance the Yellowtail Afterbay Dam hydroelectric project.

14 March 2014

Solar panel maker Upsolar commits $20m to Empower investment fund

Solar panel producer Upsolar has committed $20m to renewable energy fund Empower.

10 March 2014

UK Green Investment Bank invests £24.5m in turkey farm renewable energy boilers

The UK Green Investment Bank and Equitix are set to invest £24.5m into installing renewable energy boilers at Bernard Matthews' turkey farms.

7 March 2014

T. Boone Pickens’ BP Capital Energy Fund II raises $204m over four yearsp

Texas energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens' BP Capital Energy Fund II has raised at least $204m for energy investments after more than four years on the market.

6 March 2014

Monitor Clipper Partners hits $100m mark for fund IVp

wood_pellets170 Mid-market firm Monitor Clipper Partners has raised more than $100m for its fourth fund, NewNet has learned.

6 March 2014

React Energy acquires biomass developer GG Eco Solutions assets’p

Energy infrastructure developer and operator React Energy has acquired, via its new and wholly owned UK subsidiary Grass Door, certain assets and business of GG Eco Solutions, a developer and operators of biomass heat generation projects in the UK.

4 February 2014

Aloterra raises $4.1m debtp

Texas, US-based biomass firm Aloterra has raised $4.1m in funding as part of a $6m round.

31 December 2013

Alternative biomass options to define European bioenergy industry’s success

The importance of bioenergy will continue to grow in Europe, however, as the price of solid biomass increases, the search for non-forestry alternative biomass options will continue to rise.

17 December 2013

Biomass feedstock systems developer Genera Energy receives $5m grantp

Vonore, Tennessee-based biomass developer Genera Energy along with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have received a $5m grant from the US Department of Energy.

12 December 2013

North America’s wood pellet exports double since 2011p

North America's wood pellet exports have increased rapidly over the past two years, more than doubling since late 2011, according to a study from the North American Wood Fiber Review.

12 December 2013

UK’s GIB and Foresight Group form consortium for £47.8m biomass plant

The UK's Green Investment Bank has formed an investment consortium with the Foresight Group for the construction of a £47.8m biomass plant in Tyseley, Birmingham, under the name of Birmingham Bio Power.

22 November 2013

US energy crop company Ceres ramps up R&D spendp

Revenues remained broadly stable for US energy crop company Ceres in its yearly results up to the end of August 2013, while it significantly increased its R&D spend to $16.4m.

22 November 2013

EDF Renewable Energy, Santee Cooper launch South Carolina biomass plant

biomass-stock2 US independent power producer EDF Renewable Energy and power utility Santee Cooper have reached commercial operation on its Pinelands Biomass project in Allendale and Dorchester Counties in South Carolina

19 November 2013

Bharat Light and Power inks strategic partnership with IBM for Indian wind energy

Indian renewable energy producer Bharat Light and Power (BLP) has formed a ten-year strategic partnership with multinational technology giant IBM to increase growth, revenue and operational efficiency.

19 November 2013

Brazil’s waste disposal problem set to growp

Brazil's waste disposal problem is not going to get any less in the immediate future as many commentators express concern about Brazil’s enthusiasm for using virgin biomass for power generation, while the government’s current policy of developing landfill leaves no room for waste incineration.

11 November 2013

Green coal manufacturer Integro Earth Fuels raises $4.3mp

Coal_170 Arden, North Carolina-based green coal and biomass manufacturer Integro Earth Fuels has raised $4.95m in a funding round joined by 37 undisclosed investors.

11 November 2013

Capital Dynamics buys Australian biomass power plants

Global asset management firm Capital Dynamics has acquired a 68MW portfolio of biomass power plants in northern New South Wales, Australia.

21 October 2013

UK-based Estover Energy gets green light on £65m CHP plantp

UK-based renewables developer Estover Energy has received planning consent from Dover District Council to develop a £65m biomass combined heat and power plant in the south east of England.

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