-- Sunlight Financial to start trading on NYSE as SPAC merger closes
US residential solar financing platform Sunlight Financial LLC has finalised its previously-announced merger with a listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) and is about to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
-- Good Energy says no to takeover offer by Ecotricity
UK green energy supplier Ecotricity recently made a non-binding indicative offer to acquire all of Good Energy Group PLC (LON:GOOD), in which it already owns about 25.1%, but the target’s board has rejected it unanimously.
-- Iberdrola, Mapfre enrich JV portfolio with 95 MW of wind farms
Spanish insurer Mapfre SA (BME:MAP) and utility group Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE) have added 95 MW of wind farms operating in Spain’s Andalusia region to the portfolio of their renewable energy joint venture (JV).
-- Enel Green Power buys 3.2 GW of solar projects in US
Enel Green Power North America has expanded its medium-term development pipeline by acquiring solar and solar-plus-storage projects in the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Western US with a combined direct current (DC) capacity of 3.2 GW.
-- Global solar corp funding almost triples in H1 2021
Total solar power corporate funding around the world, including venture capital (VC), public market and debt financing deals, surged by 193% year-on-year to USD 13.5 billion in the first half of 2021, reports Mercom Capital Group.
-- BlackRock Real Assets buys Korean offshore wind developer
BlackRock Real Assets has officially made its maiden investment in the South Korean offshore wind sector by taking over Korea Renewable Energy Development & Operation Holdings Co Ltd (KREDO Holdings), previously known as IGIS Private Equity.
-- Renewables-aiming blank check co Enphys files for USD-250m IPO
A new blank check company, or special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), that will be looking for a merger in the renewable energy industry, intends to raise some USD 250 million in an initial public offering (IPO) in New York.