NewNet Daily Newsletter: 3 January 2013

NewNet Daily Newsletter

3 January 2013
Deal NewsInvenergy secures project finance for 135MW wind farm

Avis to buy Zipcar for $500m

Chemical group Brenntag buys water treatment company Altivia

Greece to choose wastewater contract winner

Bioenergy feedstock innovator Proterro unveils growth strategy PREMIUM

Atlantic Power adds 420MW of US wind assets to portfolio

MidAmerican buys 560MW of PV projects from SunPower

Clean Harbors buys Safety-Kleen in $1.25bn deal

Headworks wins sludge treatment deal in Saudi Arabia

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Company NewsAbengoa’s delivers CSP plant at Chilean mine

Gevo plans to repurchase shares worth $15m

Wind industry celebrates following PTC extension PREMIUM

Water innovators struggle to find cash PREMIUM

Moventas to cut staff

American petrol refiners call on EPA to waive cellulosic biofuel mandate

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Fund NewsAsian infrastructure investor Equis beats $500m fund target PREMIUM

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Policy NewsGerman 2012 solar installations higher than predicted

US Congress approves wind tax credit extensions

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People NewsCarmanah founder resigns from board

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Deal Radar (PREMIUM CONTENT)Deal LeadsUS state launches RFP for small wind project

Sucrose-maker seeks distributor partners following successful fundraise

Water treatment innovator looks for investment, partners

New fund targets Asian energy investment

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Deal ProfilesUK technology transfer company seeks licensees for a biomass-to-methanol catalyst technology

UK-based wastewater treatment group in search for funding

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Latest Feature (PREMIUM CONTENT)The call of sirens: Is India really a good solar market?

No doubt the Indian solar market has strong fundamentals; irradiation is very high, power is expensive and in short supply and solar is getting cheaper. In addition, there are now a host of new policies promising upwards of 4GW of new solar. On the other hand, there are only a few players really enjoying themselves. Tier 1 Chinese module manufacturers find price pressures too high – as do many EPCs. Project developers still face difficulties in getting their projects financed. The question is; does anyone earn any money? The answer is no, but those who are ready to try new approaches will do so in future, according to Tobias Engelmeier, founder and managing director of Bridge to India.

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