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CEFC and Westbourne back Nexif’s Australian wind farm expansion

The energy developer, backed by Denham Capital, will begin construction of stage two of the 212MW Lincoln Gap project later this year after securing $116m in debt financing.

Palisade secures Samurai loan for $102m Waterloo Wind Farm refinancing

The Sydney-based fund manager turned to the Japanese market, with the debt facility underwritten by MUFG.

Partners-backed Sapphire Wind Farm secures PPA for 20% of output

Wholesale energy retailer Flow Power will purchase 50MW of Sapphire’s 270MW capacity per year on a ‘10- to 12-year’ power-purchase agreement.

Partners Group bolsters Australian wind portfolio with Murra Warra deal

The acquisition of the 226MW project from RES and Macquarie Capital for ‘more than $142m’ is the Swiss firm’s fourth major wind farm investment in the country since 2015.

Partners-backed renewables platform to supply 75% of Sydney Airport’s power

The airport will realise ‘significant’ cost savings from the deal, taking 95,000 MWh annually from Crudine Ridge Wind Farm, approximately 25% of the facility’s output.

Goldwind Australia selling Stockyard Hill Wind Farm after just 15 months

The project in Victoria has a long-term PPA agreement in place with Origin Energy and is expected to appeal to mid-market renewables investors.

Investors ‘despair’ as Australia’s PM ditches emissions reduction target

The government could also support new coal-fired power stations as PM Malcom Turnbull gives in to pressure from MPs within his own party.

Major listed Australian wind farm operator set to go private

Infratil and Mercury launched a joint bid to take 100% ownership of Tilt Renewables, which holds 11% of Australia’s installed wind capacity.

German bank eyes insurers with maiden wind fund

LBBW is targeting €100m for the vehicle, the first of in a series of infrastructure-related offerings.

Longroad sells largest solar facility in Texas for $105m

The US-based renewables developer, backed by NZ Super and Infratil, is also proceeding with the construction of the 238MW Rio Bravo wind farm in the same state.

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