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Rebecca Panks

Construction of new power plant begins in Poland

Polish electric utility company PGNiG Termika has officially started construction of a new 490MWe combined-cycle power plant (CCPP) at the Żerań CHP Plant in Warsaw.

IFC-led consortium to provide $653m for solarpower plants in Egypt

An IFC-led consortium is set to provide a $653m debt package to support the development of 13 solarpower plants to be built near Aswan, Egypt.

NextEra Energy to acquire 691MW renewable power assets for $812m

NextEra Energy Partners has agreed to purchase around 691MW renewable power assets from NextEra Energy Resources for a total consideration of around $812m.

Construction of Belgium’s Northwester 2 offshore windfarm to be complete by 2020

Construction of the 224MW Northwester 2 windfarm is expected to be concluded by 2020.

Lithuania to transfer renewable energy to Luxembourg

The Government of Lithuania has signed a cooperation agreement to transfer renewable energy to Luxembourg.

UK’s renewable power generation reached 29.8% in Q2 2017

New data published in the UK Government’s quarterly publication Energy Trends has showed that the country’s share of renewable electricity was 29.8% of the total energy mix during Q2, 2017.

M&As this week: Aggregated Micro Power Holdings, Global Infrastructure Partners III

Aggregated Micro Power Holdings has reached an agreement with Drax Smart Supply Hold to acquire Billington Bioenergy for £2m ($2.63m).

Deals this week: LO3 Energy, Statoil ASA, Enel Green Power Brasil Participacoes

LO3 Energy has raised funds from Braemar Energy Ventures and Centrica Innovations in a venture financing round.

Statoil names wind project off New York coast

Norwegian company Statoil has named a renewable wind energy project off the New York coast ‘Empire Wind’.

New Smart Power Industries Alliance launched in UK

UK energy groups, members of parliament, and ministers have formed an alliance to support a smart energy pathway for the country.