01 May '13, 5pm

Project Funding Picking Up in Wind Energy

Project Funding Picking Up in Wind Energy

A record 29 deals amassing $6.2 billion were closed in 1Q13, up from 22 deals for $4.2 billion in 4Q12, pretty evenly split between onshore and offshore ($3.42 billion vs. $2.74 billion) and spanning 14 different countries, says Mercom . Some "extremely large transactions" came off the board: $1.9 billion in project financing for wpd group's 288-MW Butendiek offshore wind project in Germany $700 million in debt financing for Samsung Renewable Energy and Pattern Energy Group's 270-MW South Kent onshore wind project in Canada $664 million loan for EnBW Erneuerbare Energien's 288-MW Baltic 2 offshore wind project from EIB Invenergy Wind secured $500 million from Caisse for 11 operating onshore wind projects in the U.S. and Canada, amounting to ~1.5 GW EDF EN's Mexican unit, Eoliatec del Istmo, received $399 million from Mitsui's subsidiary MIT Renewables Mexico and EDF Energi...

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