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Japan’s Mitsui makes first offshore wind investment in Taiwan

The Japanese investor considers the country more attractive than the ‘competitive’ European market.

PKA invests in €350m wind farm in first direct onshore move

The Danish pension fund hailed the 353MW project as ‘unique’ and a model for future investment.

S Korea to open up state-owned land for solar projects

Canadian Solar is set to build its first project in the East Asian country, with construction to begin in early 2019.

Greece to auction 2.6GW of wind and solar by 2020

Both Greek strategic players and foreign investors are showing an interest in the €3bn programme that kicks off in July with an initial 600MW on the block.

Edelweiss hits $297m first close for maiden Indian infra fund

The Indian fund manager will continue to raise a further $700m in the next 12 months, in a bid to reach its $1bn target.

CPPIB goes big on renewables with $1.75bn Enbridge agreement

The agreement with the Canadian energy company gives CPPIB a 49 percent stake in North American and European renewables assets as well as a plan to jointly develop more.

Believe the hype

Macquarie Capital’s John Walker called renewables Asia’s ‘investment opportunity of the century’. He’s right.

Edmond de Rothschild backs new energy transition strategy

The Paris-based private equity firm is helping to raise €200m for projects focusing on renewables, energy efficiency, water and waste management, and recycling.

Gresham House in £25m deal for renewables and timber fund manager

The acquisition of FIM Services, which owns about 137MW of UK wind and solar assets, will treble AUM in the firm’s recently established New Energy division.

Taiwan greenlights 3.8GW of offshore wind projects

Germany’s wpd has been selected to connect 1GW of capacity, while Ørsted and CIP will push forward with 900MW each.

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