Daily Archives: June 20, 2013

Platina sells 5 wind farms in final asset sale from 2005 fund, delivers IRR of 40%

Platina Partners has secured a gross IRR of 40 per cent for its 2005 Mistral Windfarm 1 fund with the sale of five wind farms to an unnamed investor.

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All systems go at Dong’s 400MW Anholt offshore wind farm

All 111 turbine’s at Dong Energy’s 400MW Anholt offshore wind farm are now connected to the Danish grid and delivering power.

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Abramovich’s Ervington Investments teams with Linc Energy for Russian gas projects

Ervington Investments, the investment vehicle owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, has struck a deal with Linc Energy to jointly tap into underground coal gasification and gas-to-liquids opportunities in the Chukotka region in north-east Russia.

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US Environmental Protection Agency asks for input on landfill air standards

The US Environmental Protection Agency is seeking input from small businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organisations on air standards for municipal solid waste landfills.

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UK’s ETI seeks contractor for local energy system software project

The UK’s Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) said it is seeking a prime contractor for a project to develop a suite of software tools for designing local energy systems.

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Indonesia Allocates $302 Million to Back Geothermal Exploration

Indonesia started a fund to finance the exploration of geothermal energy resources as the nation seeks to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels for electricity.

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China, EU Solar Trade Talks Get Positive

After a disastrous round of talks last month that broke down almost as soon as they began, China and Europe look set to try again with a new round of negotiations to resolve their dispute over the EU’s claims of unfair state-support for Chinese solar panel makers. Much has changed since the failed round of talks in late May, including a growing num

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Top 20 Women in Cleantech Investing

In 2011, the National Venture Capital Association and Dow Jones VentureSource released their study of the diversity makeup of the venture capital industry. Not surprisingly, the majority of people working in the VC industry were white and. . . wait for it. . . male. While women represented 21 percent of employment in the VC industry, only 11 percen

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Messi to appear on tax fraud charges

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Wawrinka reaches Topshelf semis

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No stopping Indian juggernaut

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Spanish team’s hotel room burgled

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Heyneke praises Strauss

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City to play two games in SA

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