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Himanshu Saxena named Starwood Energy CEO

Former co-head promoted as firm raises its third energy fund. Brad Nordholm, who was also co-head, will become vice chairman.

Danish pensions buy into UK wind farm for £2bn

PFA and PKA each acquire a 25% stake in the Walney Extension project, set to be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, from Orsted. The deal represents PFA’s largest single infrastructure investment and its first in offshore wind, as the pension looks to deploy some €7bn in private assets.

Australia’s Walsh & Company eyes $230m solar IPO

Proceeds will be used to buy a US-based portfolio of projects with 130MW capacity, while other potential acquisitions are under review.

CDC Group backs Egyptian solar with $97m investment

CDC was part of a nine-member IFC-led consortium lending $653 million for the 800MW Nubian Suns project.

Exclusive: CapDyn makes double UK wind buy

Switzerland-based asset manager Capital Dynamics has bought two wind farms in the UK with a combined capacity of 21.1MW. The projects were acquired from Airvolution Energy, the developer with which CapDyn agreed a funding deal in 2014 for over 140MW of onshore wind sites. The latest acquisitions include the 8.6MW Airfield project and the 12.5MW […]

German pension closes on 281MW wind farm

The Nordlicht wind farm in Norway was guaranteed by the country’s export credit agency in a move seen as ‘crucial’ to ensure the project’s financial close.

Institutional investors back Generate Capital with $200m

The firm is pursuing a strategy to invest in promising clean energy technologies that are bankable through offtake agreements.

CIP bolsters offshore wind ranks with partner hire

Michael Hannibal’s move comes a few weeks after the Danish firm opened up its latest office in Taiwan.

Vietnam’s first commercial-scale wind farm makes progress

A Thailand-based renewables specialist is mandated to help the local and international sponsors deliver the first utility-scale wind farm through to financial close.

Are we harnessing the energy transition in Australia?

ANZ’s Craig Shortus, head of utilities and infra for Australia, and Tsen Wong, director, utilities and infra, institutional banking, tell us what steps Australia should take to improve its energy mix.