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16 April 2014

International Finance Corporation invests $25.8m in new Pakistani wind farmp

windfarm-copy International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing $25.8m in a new 50MW wind farm in Pakistan.

16 April 2014

BaltCap invests €1.5m in Lithuanian wind farm

wind-stock1701 Private equity company BaltCap has signed an agreement to invest €1.5m in the development of 24MW Lithuanian wind farm.

16 April 2014

Swedish wind farm developer Arise raises $170m selling green bonds

Ofgem accelerates wind farm deployment Swedish wind farm developer Arise has issued green bonds worth 1.1bn Swedish krona ($170m) to refinance ten of its wind farms.

15 April 2014

Orix plans to buy solar and wind companies in $1.5bn spending spree

japan_1701 Japanese financial services group Orix Corporation is planning to spend 150bn yen ($1.5bn) in the next 12 months, acquiring non-financial companies including solar producers and wind farm operators.

15 April 2014

First Wind announces 20-year power purchase agreement with Hawaiian Electric Company

hawaii_170 Wind farm operator First Wind has announced a deal to sell electricity from a planned 20MW solar facility to Hawaiian Electricity Company under a 20-year power purchase agreement.

15 April 2014

Environmental investment trust Impax snaps up more Finnish wind assets

Northern Finland houses new wind project UK-based environmental investment trust Impax has bought the Finnish wind farm Kuolavaara-Keulakkopää from Fortum and Metsähallitus.

15 April 2014

Goldman-backed Japan Renewable Energy buys 16MW of wind assetsp

japan_170Sq Goldman-backed independent power producer Japan Renewable Energy has bought 16MW of wind assets as the company continues to expand its renewable portfolio in the region.

14 April 2014

Ireland scraps 5GW renewable export plan

wind_turbine2_170_170 A scheme to build more than 2,000 wind turbines by 2020 and export as much as 5GW of green energy from Ireland to the British market has fallen through according to Irish Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte.

11 April 2014

2013 sees 95 per cent drop in US wind turbine installation amid tax credit uncertainty

WesternWind_170SQ1 The US wind industry saw a record 92 per cent drop in installations in 2013 with only 1GW of capacity added, down from 13GW of added capacity in 2012, according to data gathered by the American Wind Energy Association.

11 April 2014

EBRD exits Polish energy company ENEA with a €7m lossp

Euro_money1701 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Developement has sold its remaining stake in Polish energy company ENEA, taking a €7m loss.

10 April 2014

Blackstone-backed Fisterra reaches a financial closing for Mexico’s largest onshore wind farm

NewMexico_170 Blackstone backed Fisterra Energy has reached a financial closing for the $650m Ventika wind project, slated to be Mexico’s largest wind farm.

10 April 2014

UK government slammed for ‘anti-wind posturing’ as it tightens grip on onshore planning process

wind_2_070312_170 UK renewable power companies are hitting out at new moves to delay wind farm developments, saying the development increases uncertainty for investors in clean energy.

9 April 2014

UK warns Scotland will lose billions in green energy funding if it chooses independencep

Scotland1_170 The UK has warned Scotland it will lose billions in green energy funding if it chooses independence. In a new paper published today the government outlined areas where funding will be cut including direct subsidies and investment though institutions such as the Green Investment Bank.

9 April 2014

Indian clean energy producer BLP to raise $1bn to boost capacity by 800MW

indian_rupees_170 Clean energy producer Bharat Light and Power is planning to raise over $1bn in the next five years to boast its power generation capacity to more than 1GW from its current capacity of 200MW.

8 April 2014

Private equity investment in clean energy lowest since 2005 due to ‘dearth of successful exits’p

World_170SQ Venture capital and private equity investment in renewable energy ‘was depressed in 2013’ coming in at $2.2bn, 46 per cent less than the previous year.

8 April 2014

Texas pumps $2.2m into offshore wind research

texas_170 The Texas Emerging Technology Fund has awarded $2.2m to the Texas A&M University (TAMU) Wind Energy Centre for an offshore wind energy research project.

8 April 2014

Turbine maker Senvion secures loan amid concerns over parent company’s debt

wind_sunset_170SQ1 German turbine maker Senvion has secured an €850m loan from a consortium of 14 banks for a period of three years, amid concerns over the financial health of its Indian parent company Suzlon Energy.

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.

3 April 2014

Indian’s Suzlon sells Big Sky wind farm to private equity investor Terra Firma

wind_ Indebted Indian turbine maker Suzlon is planning to sell one of Illinois’ biggest wind farms to EverPower Wind Holdings, a wind farm operator backed by private equity firm Terra Firma.

2 April 2014

Spain’s Abengoa targets $600m in upcoming IPO for energy vehicle

a_solar_panel170 Spanish engineering group Abengoa has announced its intention to raise $600m in the initial public offering of its energy vehicle Abengoa Yield.

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