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Brookfield adds renewables sleeve to BIF IV

Brookfield Asset Management is offering investors additional exposure to renewable energy assets through a “sleeve” it has included in its fourth flagship infrastructure fund that will be dedicated to the sector, the firm said during an earnings call. Bruce Flatt, chief executive of the $350 billion asset manager, said the new product offering, which coincides […]

Is Taiwan’s offshore opportunity gone with the wind?

An unexpected cut in government subsidies threw the island’s offshore wind market into disarray. Now, Taipei is trying to convince worried renewables investors to stay.

Ardian’s Skyline Renewables adds US wind portfolio

An Ardian-backed US renewables venture has made its fourth acquisition in the wind sector since its launch last year as it moves to meet a 3GW goal. Skyline Renewables, a partnership between French fund manager Ardian and Transatlantic Power Holdings, announced the purchase of four wind farms with a combined 117MW capacity. The deal puts […]

Energy Capital retools lending strategy with Fund II

The US-headquartered firm’s initial vehicle posted better results in its $377m of senior debt investments than when also taking mezzanine positions into account.

Four key markets to watch in 2019

With uncertainty unlikely to disappear and signs that a market correction may be upon us, Aviva Investors head of infrastructure debt Darryl Murphy zeroes in on where deaflow can be found.

Swiss manager targets €500 million for new renewables fund

The new vehicle will be larger in size and broader in scope than re:cap global investors’ previous two funds.

Taiwan back-pedals on proposed FiT cut after developers push back

While the new FiT tariff at NT$5.516 per MW is still 5.7% lower than last year's, it represents a much more modest reduction than the 12.7% cut the government had in mind.

ARCH eyes institutionals for half of $250m African renewables fund

A first close is expected in Q1 this year, with commitments from the AfDB, EIB and a South African pension fund.

Japan prepares new offshore wind auctions in 2019

The government is in the process of identifying candidate sites with the first auctions expected in ‘early summer’.

Octopus makes first Australian investment with $322m solar farm

The London-headquartered investor says the deal will be ‘the first of many’ Down Under.

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