-- ACEN, ib vogt to develop 1 GW of large-scale solar projects in Asia
German solar developer ib vogt GmbH and Philippine power producer ACEN (PSE:ACEN) have struck an agreement to create a platform that will promote at least 1 GW of large-scale solar projects across Asia in the coming years.
-- Energiekontor sells 34 MW onshore wind project in Scotland
German renewables developer and operator Energiekontor AG (ETR:EKT) has offloaded a 34-MW subsidy-free onshore wind project in Scotland to Switzerland-based asset manager and clean energy investor Capital Dynamics.
-- IKEA retailer buys 440-MW solar project bundle in Europe from Enerparc
The investment arm of Ingka Group, the biggest retailer in the IKEA franchisee system, announced it has bought a 440-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project portfolio in Germany and Spain from developer Enerparc AG.
-- Ørsted to take majority in 100-MW Scottish floating wind project
Danish sustainable energy company Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED) has agreed to buy an 80% stake in the 100-MW Salamander floating wind project off the east coast of Scotland, thus joining Simply Blue Group and Subsea 7 in co-developing the scheme.
-- Spain's Greenalia swings to profit in 2021, expands in US market
Spanish renewables company Greenalia SA (BME:GRN) returned to profit in 2021, reporting a consolidated net income of EUR 12 million compared to a half-a-million-euro loss recorded in the previous fiscal year.
-- Mitsui to buy into ReNew's 1.3-GW Indian renewables hybrid
Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co Ltd (TYO:8031) has agreed to invest an undisclosed amount in a 1,300-MW hybrid renewable energy project in India as part of a new partnership with its developer, ReNew Power (NASDAQ:RNWWW).
-- Matrix to buy 105-MW solar-plus-storage project from Recurrent Energy
Matrix Renewables, the TPG Rise-backed renewables platform, has agreed to buy a 105-MW solar project in California with 80 MWh of energy storage capacity from Recurrent Energy LLC, part of Canadian Solar Inc (NASDAQ:CSIQ).
-- BayWa r.e. acquires solar-plus-storage project in UK
German renewables company BayWa r.e. AG has acquired the rights to the Driffield project near Kingston-upon-Hull in Yorkshire, England, where it will install a 45-MWp solar farm with 30 MW of co-located battery storage.
-- Aspen Power to buy 53 MW of community solar projects in Mid-Atlantic
Dallas-based distributed generation platform Aspen Power Partners is acquiring 53 MW of community solar projects in Maryland and Pennsylvania from Illinois-headquartered solar developer Trajectory Energy Partners.
-- Long-duration energy storage developer e-Zinc raises USD 25m
Toronto-based zinc-air battery company e-Zinc has raised USD 25 million in a Series A funding round led by Anzu Partners on the path to initiating pilot production of its first commercial energy storage systems for field deployment.
-- Abu Dhabi's IHL to invest USD 2bn in Adani Green, other group cos
Abu Dhabi-based conglomerate International Holding Company PJSC (IHC) will invest around USD 2 billion as primary capital in three portfolio companies of India’s Adani Group, including its renewable energy platform.
-- Solariant to sell majority stake in another 50-MW Japanese biomass project
US renewables developer and investor Solariant Capital LLC announced it will sell a majority stake in its 50-MW Tahara biomass power project in Japan’s Aichi prefecture to a consortium of Japanese companies.