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Japan’s offshore wind sector faces challenges

A lengthy approval process needs to be halved if the country is to meet its goal of installing 10GW of wind capacity by 2030, law firm White & Case says.

‘A little bit of stress could be good’

Global head of infra debt Andrew Jones walks us through the deployment of AMP Capital’s $2.5bn third junior debt fund, now fully invested.

Wind and solar de-ratings demonstrate ‘substantial uncertainty’ of Marginal Loss Factors

Year-to-year changes in Marginal Loss Factors are making investment decisions in Australian renewables more difficult, New Energy Solar chief executive John Martin argues, as two of his company’s projects are awarded lower ratings.

Aquila heads to public markets for new €300m renewables fund

While the German firm has invested in renewables through private funds, it’s seeking to attract a ‘new and additional investor audience’ through its new listed vehicle.

Finnish pension trio to plug €300m into renewables platform

New company has already deployed €90m, acquiring three operational wind farms with a combined capacity of 63MW.

Unfazed by legal action, TransAlta investors elect management’s preferred board

Shareholders in TransAlta Corporation have backed its management by electing its preferred board of directors. The vote took place after an investor brought a legal challenge to the company’s C$750 million ($557.5 million; €838.8 million) deal with Brookfield Asset Management. TransAlta, one of Canada’s largest power producers, issued a statement on 26 April in which […]

Former Ørsted CEO to head up Macquarie wind strategy

Samuel Leupold joins Green Investment Group after five years at the helm of the Danish firm, which he left in February 2018.

Deal with Duke gives John Hancock renewables exposure

US power producer Duke Energy has sold a minority stake in its renewables portfolio to an infrastructure fund owned by Canadian insurance giant Manulife Finance Corporation. According to a statement released by Duke, John Hancock Investments, Manulife’s US capital management division, purchased a 49 percent stake in 37 operating wind, solar and battery storage assets […]

New York State opens doors to $1bn of renewables investment

Administration’s third solicitation is smaller than the previous two, which awarded $2.9bn in contracts and resulted in $7bn of investment in clean energy.

Sparx closes greenfield renewables fund on ¥31.6bn – exclusive

Backed by Chubu Electric, Toyota, Mizuho Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, the new fund exceeded its original ¥30bn target and has already invested in a solar project in Japan.

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