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    Oct 29, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Dealmakers assess upside for US renewables under Biden

    With an unpredictable election looming, developers, financiers and would-be buyers of US renewable energy projects are carefully weighing the potential impact of a Joe Biden presidency as they try to reach decisions on M&A and financing transactions.
  • Oct 29, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Solek nears construction with small-scale Chile solar project

    Solar developer Solek expects to begin construction in January on a 10.52 MW (DC) solar asset in the Chilean region of Ñuble, having received regulatory approval for the project.
  • Oct 29, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Ørsted picks up wind farm in Nebraska

    Ørsted has acquired a 298 MW wind project in Nebraska that it intends to bring online in the fourth quarter of 2021.
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    Oct 29, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Renovatio to launch Colombia’s first private renewables auction

    Grupo Renovatio, through its subsidiary Renovatio Trading Americas, is preparing the first private power auction in Colombia, with the intent to procure 20 GWh per month from renewable assets.
  • Oct 29, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    Brazil unveils power plan

    Brazil is preparing to hold power generation and transmission line auctions between now and the end of 2022 that will require investments totaling R$88 billion ($16.6 billion), according to power regulator Aneel’s director-general Andre Pepitone.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Ørsted picks up wind farm in Nebraska

    Oct 29, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Ørsted has acquired a 298 MW wind project in Nebraska that it intends to bring online in the fourth quarter of 2021.
  • Skyline debuts in solar with Texas acquisition

    Oct 29, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Skyline Renewables has acquired its first US solar asset – a 250 MW project in Texas that has been financed with construction debt from a group of five lenders.

Project Finance

  • Dealmakers assess upside for US renewables under Biden

    Oct 29, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    With an unpredictable election looming, developers, financiers and would-be buyers of US renewable energy projects are carefully weighing the potential impact of a Joe Biden presidency as they try to reach decisions on M&A and financing transactions.
  • Nevada utility launches RFP

    Oct 29, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    NV Energy has issued a request for proposals to add new renewable energy projects to its portfolio.

Borrower Strategies

  • PIMCO joins SPAC craze with Crane at helm

    Oct 13, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Bond-focused fund manager Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO) is the latest sponsor to back a low carbon blank check company, with former NRG Energy leader David Crane as chief executive.
  • Flush with cash, AES Gener delays capital raise

    Oct 05, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    AES Gener has decided to postpone a $500 million capital increase, the proceeds of which it had planned to use to fund its 1.6 GW solar and wind pipeline in Chile and Colombia, having raised the cash by other means.

People & Firms

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    Oct 23, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    The Buzz: What’s in a name?

    When Engie and EDP Renováveis christened their offshore wind joint venture Ocean Winds, you could be forgiven for assuming that it had taken about 10 seconds to come up with the name. But in the branding world, nothing is that simple.

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    Oct 16, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Delving into the pipeline…

    Enterprising energy innovators never tire of coming up with unlikely new locations for power generation – on highways, in roof tiles, at the end of a kite string – with mixed results. Now there’s a start-up producing electrons from municipal water pipes.

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    Oct 09, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Settle for nothing less: Big data gets smarter on vPPAs

    In the world of project finance, power purchase agreements are usually considered from the point of view of the project owner or lender. But in the last few years, more attention has started to be paid to the other end of the contract.

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