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  • EF BRIEFS: Dong Energy, Scatec Solar, Amarenco

    17 August 2016

    Denmark's Dong Energy has been granted approval by the UK government to build the world's largest offshore wind farm.

  • Infra fund backs £160m UK biomass plant

    08 August 2016

    A fund backed by 19 institutions has invested in the construction of a £160 million ($210 million) biomass project in the UK.

  • Brazilian paper company issues $500m green bond for forestry projects

    12 July 2016

    Suzano Papel e Celulose, one of Brazil's largest paper producers, has priced a $500 million green bond to fund a variety of potential projects associated with its production of eucalyptus pulp and paper.

  • EF BRIEFS: Dong, GreenStream, Pakistani Solar, Scatec

    01 February 2016

    Dong Energy said it will use the cashflows from its fossil- fuel exploration and production (E&P) activities to fund future investments in renewable energy.

  • EF BRIEFS: Aquila, Scatec Solar, Connecticut green bond

    11 November 2015

    Aquila Capital, an alternative investment specialist, has acquired Smakraft, the largest operator of small-scale hydro plants in Norway, for an undisclosed sum.

  • Barclays, GIB and John Laing invest £138m in UK biomass

    21 September 2015

    Barclays, the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and infrastructure firm John Laing have teamed up on a £138 million ($214 million) deal for a combined heat and power (CHP) plant in the UK.

  • Leaf Clean Energy sells four investments worth a total of $8.4m

    17 August 2015

    Renewables developer Leaf Clean Energy has sold its stake in four renewable energy investments, worth a combined $8.4 million.

  • South Africa plans major expansion of renewables support programme

    20 April 2015

    South Africa will seek an additional 8.1GW of renewable energy from independent power producers (IPPs), on top of the existing goal of 6.9GW by 2030, energy minister Tina Joematt-Pettersson said.

  • Enel Green Power wins 425MW wind contracts in South Africa

    15 April 2015

    Italy's Enel Green Power has been awarded three energy supply contracts for 425MW of wind power in South Africa's latest renewable energy auction.

  • Scatec Solar assets grow 60% following South African triumph

    13 April 2015

    Independent power producer Scatec Solar will increase its portfolio by 60% after a major win in the latest round of South Africa's renewable energy auctions.