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  • Jan 15, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    Engie plots large Chilean wind farm

    Engie has begun the permitting process for a 353.4 MW wind farm in the Chilean region of Antofagasta.
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    Jan 15, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    Renewables portfolios grow in Caribbean, Central America

    Developers and investors are beginning to build portfolios of renewables in the Caribbean and Central America, a region that is slowly diversifying its energy mix despite lacking investment-grade ratings.
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    Jan 14, 2021 - Richard Metcalf, Taryana Odayar

    Leading the charge: Battery deals pile up

    As battery energy storage begins to grow out of its niche and emerge into the project finance mainstream, several recently completed and live deals point to the road ahead – and the value of creditworthy counterparties.
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    Jan 14, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Case study: Spotsylvania, Virginia

    With its Spotsylvania Solar Energy Center in Virginia, developer sPower offered the project finance market something it hadn’t seen before. But while the market responded positively to the project, the road to the finish line was far from smooth.
  • Jan 14, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    CS appoints global head of renewables

    Credit Suisse has promoted its head of North America renewables in New York to a new global position overseeing investment banking in renewables and sustainable energy technology.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • I Squared to acquire Atlantic Power

    Jan 15, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    I Squared Capital has struck a $961 million deal to take listed independent power producer Atlantic Power Corp private.
  • Missouri wind farm build-transfer closes

    Jan 15, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Ameren Missouri has closed the acquisition of its second wind farm, the 300 MW Atchison Renewable Energy Center in northwest Missouri, pursuant to a build-transfer deal with Invenergy.

Project Finance

Borrower Strategies

  • Enel approves LatAm reorganization

    Dec 22, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Italy's Enel has approved the merger of Enel Green Power's renewable energy businesses in Central and South America – other than those in Chile – into its Chilean-listed subsidiary Enel Americas.
  • AES approves corporate reorganization in Brazil

    Dec 22, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    AES Corp has approved a corporate reorganization of its Brazilian assets, which will include the creation of a holding company called AES Brasil Energia, and the merger of that company with AES Tietê.

People & Firms

  • Macquarie hires LatAm exec from Sempra

    Jan 15, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    Macquarie Capital has hired a project finance and development official who previously oversaw Latin American energy investments at Sempra Energy in New York.
  • CS appoints global head of renewables

    Jan 14, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Credit Suisse has promoted its head of North America renewables in New York to a new global position overseeing investment banking in renewables and sustainable energy technology.

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    Jan 08, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Most-read stories of 2020

    As we heave a collective sigh of relief at finally putting 2020 behind us, let’s take a moment to reflect on the past 12 months through the lens of Power Finance & Risk’s most read stories of the year.

  • Dec 24, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Alternating Current: Santa to use wind turbine geo-location mapping

    Safety this holiday season is a top priority for IntelStor, which says it is providing Santa Claus with wind turbine geo-location mapping, to make sure that his sleigh ride round the globe goes off without a hitch.

  • Dec 11, 2020 - Power Finance & Risk

    #PowerTweets December 14, 2020

    #PowerTweets is an occasional feature tracking trends in power finance and investment in the Americas on Twitter.

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