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Lightsource BP and Everstone Group team up for Indian investment
25 April, 2018
Lightsource BP has formed a 50:50 joint venture with Everstone Group...
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Clifford Chance and Yegin Ciftci advise lenders on landmark hydro acquisition in Turkey
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by Clifford Chance and Yegin Ciftci have announced they advised the lenders on the privatisation of Menzelet and Kılavuzlu hydroelectric power plants in Turkey – the largest acquisition...

EBRD and GCF approve funds for hydro rehab in Tajikistan
Monday, April 16, 2018 by The EBRD and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) are to provide a US$88 million financing package to complete the rehabilitation of the Qairokkum hydro power plant in Tajikistan - a project...

New fund from Aquila to seek investments in energy, including hydropower
Thursday, April 05, 2018 by Investment firm Aquila Capital has launched a new investment fund targeting assets that are essential to Europe’s energy transition, including hydropower assets.

Landsvirkjun issues green bonds to help fund hydro, geothermal development
Monday, March 12, 2018 by Landsvirkjun has announced it has successfully secured funding via debut Green Bond in the US Private Placement market, with the funding to be used to build the Burfell II...

EBRD backs privatisation of two Turkish hydropower plants
Monday, March 12, 2018 by The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a dual-currency loan for Koç Holding subsidiary Entek Elektrik Üretimi A.Ş, to acquire two hydropower plants...

Scottish wave energy project awarded £2.5 million
Thursday, March 08, 2018 by A project in Scotland to develop a system that converts wave movement into electricity has been awarded £2.5m in funding by Wave Energy Scotland (WES).

Welsh govt announce rates relief for community hydro projects
Monday, February 19, 2018 by Community hydro-projects in Wales, UK, with a rateable value of up to £50,000 will receive a 100% rates relief under a new grant scheme announced by the Cabinet Secretary for...

KfW IPEX-Bank provides loan for Ituango, Colombia
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by KfW IPEX-Bank is providing a loan of US$100 million for the 2.4GW Ituango hydropower plant in the department of Antioquia in Colombia.

Welsh minister offers support for Swansea Bay tidal lagoon
Thursday, January 18, 2018 by Wales’ First Minister Carwyn Jones has pledged financial support to help kick-start the 240MW Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project, and has called on the UK government to “stop stalling”...

EBRD approves funds for Enguri
Monday, January 15, 2018 by The European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD) has approved a €28 million loan for the modernisation and rehabilitation of the Enguri hydro power plant in Georgia.

Loan approved for Ituango build, Colombia
Monday, January 08, 2018 by IDB Invest has approved a $1 billion loan package for Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) to build the largest hydropower project in Colombia.

EIB backs renewable investment in Greece, including hydro
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a €85 million loan that will support the refurbishment of existing small hydropower and wind projects, as well as the construction of...

Funding approved for tidal energy research in Canada
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by The Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) is to provide funding totalling $1.25 million for five collaborative research projects which aim to address knowledge gaps and...

New funding round for Scotrenewables Tidal Power
Thursday, November 09, 2017 by Scotrenewables Tidal Power – developer of the 2MW floating SR2000 tidal turbine – is embarking on a new funding round to take forward its tidal technology towards commercialisation....

Welsh marine energy sector gets EU funding boost
Monday, October 30, 2017 by A test area for marine energy developers in the Milford Haven Waterway in Wales will be created thanks to a £1.2 million funding boost from the EU.

NIB finances three hydro projects in Norway
Thursday, October 19, 2017 by The Nordic Investment Banks has agreed a €340 million loan deal with NTE AS to co-finance three hydropower projects in mid-Norway.

FMO funds Ugandan hydro schemes
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by Dutch development bank FMO is supporting the developments of run-of-river hydropower in Uganda by underwriting a US$39 million senior debt for the 16MW Rand and 6MW Nyamagasani 1 and...

Ethiopians contribute $460 million to Renaissance Dam
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 by The Ethiopian National Council for the Coordination of Public Participation on the Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) said Ethiopians have so far...

KfW supporting energy development in Liberia
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by On behalf of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), KfW has signed a €15 million grant for electricity grid connections in Liberia's capital of Monrovia,...

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