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25 February 2021
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Power, Renewables

Drax cancels plans for North Yorkshire gas-fired plant

Drax has cancelled its plans to convert its coal-fired Drax Power Station to gas, which would have made the plant the largest gas-fired plant in Europe. The move is...

25 February 2021
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Renewables

Technique Solaire secures €133m for French portfolio

Technique Solaire Group has secured €133 million ($162 million) of senior debt from Credit Agricole Group and Bpifrance to finance or refinance 255 solar projects in...

25 February 2021
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Transport

Port of Nanaimo and DP World sign 50-year lease

The Port of Nanaimo and DP World have signed a 50-year lease agreement that will see the Duke Point terminal upgraded to advance short-sea shipping opportunities between...

25 February 2021
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Power, Renewables

2GW solar project planned for the Philippines

Solar Philippines Biga Corporation has proposed a 2GW solar project in Nasugbu and has secured  the Department of Energy’s Solar Service Energy Contract (SESC)...

25 February 2021
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Telecoms & communications

Vodafone confirms Vantage Towers IPO

Vodafone has confirmed an Intention to Float its Vantage Towers on the Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange before the end of March. Vantage Towers has 82,000...

25 February 2021
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Renewables

Dhamma receives environmental approval to Cerrillares I

Dhamma Energy and minority partner Zavi Propiedades have received the environmental approval for their 50MW Cerrillares I solar project located in the municipality of...

25 February 2021
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Renewables

Red Rock buys Benbrack wind project in Scotland

Red Rock Power has acquired the 72MW Benbrack onshore wind development project in Scotland from RWE. The project is located north of Carsphairn in Dumfries & Galloway...

25 February 2021
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ECA, Power

HSBC, Barclays challenged over JBIC bond linked to Vietnam coal project

HSBC and Barclays, which have pledged to stop financing new coal projects, have been challenged by a legal group over a Japanese bond it says will contribute to the...

25 February 2021
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MFI/DFI, Renewables

AFD releases more funds for Burkina Faso's Yeleen solar project

The Agence Francaise de Developpement has signed financing agreements worth €13.7 million with the government of Burkina Faso, with the funds earmarked for the...

25 February 2021
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Market moves

Egis appoints Asia-Pacific CEO

French consulting and engineering group Egis has appointed Dr Hongyu Li as Chief Executive Officer to lead its Asia-Pacific Business Unit. She will  focus on...

25 February 2021
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Renewables

Gransolar to develop 13 battery projects in Australia

E22, the battery division of Spanish EPC contractor Gransolar, is developing 13 batteries sized at around 20MW/40MWh, with a total capacity of 300MW. The projects will be...

25 February 2021
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MFI/DFI, Social infrastructure

AFD finances water purification project in Gaza

FCG Finnish Consulting Group has been chosen to develop a water supply project in Gaza. The project is worth around €900,000 and is funded by Agence Francaise de...

25 February 2021
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Oil & gas

Romgaz in talks for stake in Neptun Deep offshore gas project

Romanian natural gas producer Romgaz is in talks to acquire the 50% stake that ExxonMobil holds in Black Sea offshore gas project Neptun Deep.In November, former Romgaz...

25 February 2021
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Renewables

CenterPoint seeks IURC approval to add 400MW of capacity

CenterPoint Energy (CNP) is seeking approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to acquire a 300MW solar project as part of its electric generation...

25 February 2021
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Market moves

Sustainability specialist Ulrika Hasselgren joins Infranode

The Nordic infrastructure investor Infranode has appointed sustainability specialist Ulrika Hasselgren as senior advisor to support sustainable business practices across...

25 February 2021
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Infra funds, Renewables

NTR buys solar and storage projects in Wexford

Asset manager NTR has acquired two solar plus storage projects in County Wexford, Ireland from renewable energy developer RES. The two battery projects will add 25MW of...

25 February 2021
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Renewables

Greencoat buys stakes in two Scottish wind projects

Greencoat UK Wind (UKW) has acquired the remaining 50% interest in Braes of Doune wind farm from funds managed by Federated Hermes for £48.1 million ($68 million)....

25 February 2021
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Renewables

Stanwell to add renewable projects in Queensland

Queensland's state-owned power generator Stanwell Corporation is inviting expressions of interest to identify renewable energy projects that could be incorporated...

25 February 2021
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Renewables

PREPA issues RFP for renewables and storage

The Puerto Rico Power Authority (PREPA) has issued a request for proposals for 1GW of renewable capacity and 500MW/2,000MWh of energy storage  including 150MW to be...

25 February 2021
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MFI/DFI, Social infrastructure

EBRD helps finance water and wastewater upgrades in Bulgaria

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the European Union are financing upgrades to water supply and wastewater systems in Bulgaria’s Stara Zagora...