Weekly renewables M&A round-up (July 1-7)

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July 8 (Renewables Now) - Renewables Now covered M&A stories related to Glennmont, Oxford PV, X-Elio and others over the past week. Below is the full list of deals:

-- Repsol to develop 794 MW of newly acquired wind, solar in Spain

Spanish energy major Repsol SA (BME:REP) has acquired two wind projects and one solar photovoltaic (PV) scheme at home with a combined capacity of 794 MW, it announced.

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-- Glennmont to buy 25% of Gode Wind 1 park off Germany

London-based fund manager Glennmont Partners said it has struck a deal to buy a 25% stake in the 330-MW Gode Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the German portion of the North Sea.

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-- Ørsted’s Lincoln Clean Energy buys 103-MW wind project in S Dakota

Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a US unit of Danish energy company Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED), has purchased a 103-MW shovel-ready wind project in Butte County, South Dakota, the company announced today.

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-- Engie to buy US construction services provider Conti

The North American unit of French energy group Engie SA (EPA:ENGI) has entered into an agreement to acquire multi-trade contractor Conti Corporation, including affiliates engaged in the construction of renewable energy plants.

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-- Encavis grows asset management portfolio in Germany, France

German wind and solar park operator Encavis AG (ETR:CAP) said its asset management arm has supported the purchase of several renewable energy assets at home and in France with a combined capacity of 36 MW.

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-- ReNew Power secures USD 300m from Goldman Sachs, others

Indian renewable power producer ReNew Power Ltd has raised USD 300 million (EUR 265.6m) through a rights issue so it could finance projects within its existing pipeline.

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-- OX2 buying 150-MW Finnish wind project

Swedish renewables developer OX2 has inked a deal to buy the rights to a 150-MW wind project in Finland from local firm LahiTuuli Oy, it was announced.

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-- Fund manager Bridges acquires blade repair firm GEV Wind Power

Private funds manager Bridges Fund Management has taken over wind turbine blade repair firm GEV Wind Power from Maven Capital Partners.

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-- Oxford PV unveils GBP-65m final close of Series D funding round

Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd, better known as Oxford PV, has achieved a final close of GBP 65 million for its Series D funding round, the UK perovskite solar firm announced today.

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-- Brookfield to buy half of Spain's X-Elio for USD 500m

Brookfield Renewable Partners LP (TSX: BEP.UN) has agreed to buy a combined 50% stake in Spanish solar developer and operator X-Elio for roughly USD 500 million.

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-- Iberdrola, Basque Country energy agency form JV to push local renewables

Spanish power utility Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE) and the Basque Energy Board (EVE) have formed a joint venture (JV) to invest in renewable energy projects in Spain’s Basque Country region.

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-- Swedish pension fund invests EUR 26m in solar co Exeger

Swedish pension fund AMF has taken a 6% stake in solar technology firm Exeger Sweden AB by investing in it SEK 277 million.

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-- Lightsource BP buys 1.9-GW solar pipeline in Brazil

Lightsource BP, the BP Plc (LON:BP) backed solar power business, has acquired about 1.9 GW of greenfield solar projects across Brazil from local renewables developer Enerlife.

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-- Blue Elephant buys 26 MW of PV in Italy

German firm Blue Elephant Energy AG (BEE) has bought a 26-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) portfolio in Italy from an investment fund managed by London-based Abraxas Capital Management Ltd.

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-- Directors to take Carmanah private

Two of the directors of Carmanah Technologies Corp (TSE:CMH) have entered into an agreement to buy out the Canadian company at CAD 7.35 per share in cash.

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-- Osaka Gas to set up solar JV in Thailand

The Singaporean arm of Japan’s Osaka Gas Co (TYO:9532) has agreed with Bangkok-based Energy Pro Corp to form a joint venture (JV) that will operate on the solar power market in Thailand.

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