Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which has been actively investing in renewables over the last year, now plans to issue its inaugural Green Bond, and it claims to be the first pension fund to do so.
Institutional investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has signed off on a transaction to acquire a majority stake in Invenergy Renewables, a North American privately held renewable energy company.
Solar Media, the publisher of sites including Energy-Storage.News and PV Tech, has just launched the latest edition of the annual Global Energy Storage Opportunity report for this year - available now as a free download.
Canada-based specialty metals firm, 5N Plus said it had secured a series of multi-year contracts for the supply of semiconductor materials (CdTe) and ancillary services deal with leading CdTe thin-film PV module manufacturer, First Solar.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) will acquire a 396MW portfolio of six operational wind and solar power projects in Canada from Florida-headquartered NextEra Energy Partners for US$741 million.
Emerald Solar Energy — a joint company established by Canada’s Potentia Renewables and the Dominican Republic’s Cisneros — has commenced work on a 25MW PV project in Barahona, located in the Dominican Republic.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the government of Canada has formed a financial partnership that will utilise public funding to generate private sector investments to spur renewable energy in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Canadian Solar has signed an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) agreement with Axium Infinity Solar LP for eight PV projects that have a combined generation capacity of 105.5MW. The firm has also announced commercial operation of a 19.1MW PV project in Japan.
TransCanada Corporation has entered into an agreement to sell its PV portfolio of eight facilities in Ontario with a total generation capacity of 76MW to Axium Infinity Solar — a subsidiary of Axium Infrastructure Canada II Limited Partnership — for $540 million.