Renewables Now covered M&A stories related to EDF, Actis' Sprng Energy and Solar Frontier over the past seven days. Below is the full list of deals:
-- Engie Energia Chile agrees to buy 55.3 MW of solar assets in Atacama
Engie Energia Chile SA (EECL) has signed contracts agreeing to purchase two solar photovoltaic (PV) parks with a combined capacity of 55.3 MW located in the Chilean region of Atacama, the utility said in a regulatory filing.
-- EDF Renewables buys Luxel together with 1 GW of French solar assets
The renewables arm of French utility EDF SA (EPA:EDF) has taken over solar park operator Luxel, which is the owner of a 1-GWp portfolio of projects either in operation, ready to begin construction or in development.
-- Actis' Sprng Energy buys 194-MW Indian solar portfolio
Private equity firm Actis’ renewables platform Sprng Energy has acquired 194 MW of operating solar plants in India from Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital (SP Infra), part of industrial conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Group.
-- BlackRock backs solar and storage investor CleanCapital
Funds managed by BlackRock’s (NYSE:BLK) Renewable Power Group have made an investment of an undisclosed amount in clean energy investment platform CleanCapital, which seeks to focus on distributed solar and energy storage.
-- Clean Methane, EIP form JV to turn waste into RNG
Portland-based energy company Clean Methane Systems LLC and asset manager EIP Ventures LLC have formed a joint venture (JV) named EcoRNG with a goal of converting waste streams into 10 million gallons of renewable natural gas (RNG).
-- Saft, Tianneng form Li-ion battery JV targeting 5.5 GWh production
Saft Groupe SA and Chinese privately-owned company Tianneng Energy Technology (TET) have signed an agreement to form a joint venture (JV) to expand their Lithium-ion battery business, the French battery maker said.