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Jack Unwin

China’s State Grid to acquire 49% stake in Oman Electricity Transmission

China’s State Grid International Development (SGID) has signed an agreement to acquire a 49% stake in Oman Electricity Transmission.

Energy M&As in 2020: Deals interview with Sidley Austin

As 2019 comes to an end, how does Energy M&A activity in the power and oil and gas sectors compare to previous years? And what does 2020 hold for the industries?

Boskalis awarded offshore wind and gas pipeline contracts worth €85m

Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded two offshore wind project contracts worth €85m in Taiwan and Denmark.

European Investment Bank funds two windfarms in Portugal

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a loan of €45m to renewable energy company Eolica da Linha for the construction of three windfarms in Portugal.

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives to build windfarms in Texas

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (IEA), through its IEA Constructors division, has been awarded two windfarm construction projects in Texas worth $115m.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy raises €1.5bn in green guarantees

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has raised just under €1.5bn in green guarantee lines in under a year as part of its funding strategy.

Equinor buys offshore windfarm projects in Poland

Equinor has acquired a 50% stake in the Bałtyk I offshore windfarm from Polish energy company Polenergia for an undisclosed fee.

BlackRock achieves record close of $1bn for renewable energy fund

American investment company BlackRock has announced that is has achieved $1bn for the first close of its Global Renewable Power III fund.

Covestro and Ørsted sign power purchase agreement

Covestro has agreed the world’s largest corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) with Danish wind energy company Ørsted for its Borkum Riffgrund (BR) 3 offshore windfarm.

Saipem wins two offshore windfarm contracts worth €750m

Italian engineering firm Saipem has been awarded two contracts worth €750m to help build two windfarms off the coasts of Scotland and Taiwan.