-- 7C Solarparken buys PV, wind parks plus asset management platform
German photovoltaic (PV) plants owner 7C Solarparken AG (ETR:HRPK) reported a number of investments in operating plants, including its first wind turbine, and the PV asset management platform of Ernst Russ.
-- Valoe to start making IBC cells in Lithuania in H2 2019
Finnish high-tech company Valoe Corp (HEL:VALOE) expects to start producing interdigitated back contact (IBC) cells at a plant in Lithuania in the second half of 2019, as it is buying the solar cell production business of JCS SoliTek R&D.
-- RWE seen to get antitrust approval for E.on, Innogy deal - report
The European Commission is expected to approve German utility RWE AG's (ETR:RWE) planned purchase of the renewable energy businesses of E.on (ETR:EOAN) and Innogy (ETR:IGY), Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
-- PE firm Equistone to buy solar industry supplier RENA
Mid-market private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe has agreed to buy a majority stake in the RENA group, a German wet chemical processing specialist that serves various industries including the solar power sector.