Weekly renewables M&A round-up (Mar 14-18)

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March 18 (Renewables Now) - Renewables Now covered M&A stories about ThomasLloyd Energy, AES Brasil, Voltalia and others in the past week. Below is the full list:

-- Mirova, Rive shed 106-MW French wind farm portfolio to BKW

Mirova, the sustainable investment unit of France's Natixis Asset Management, and real assets investor Rive Private Investment have offloaded a 105.7-MW wind farm portfolio in northern France, the partners announced.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/mirova-rive-shed-106-mw-french-wind-farm-portfolio-to-bkw-776807/

-- OX2 snaps up 40-MW Finnish wind scheme from Tuuliveikot

Swedish renewables developer OX2 AB (STO:OX2) said it has acquired a project for a roughly 40-MW wind farm in Finland under a deal that also includes the rights for the construction of seven parks in the Nordic country.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/ox2-snaps-up-40-mw-finnish-wind-scheme-from-tuuliveikot-776815/

-- Germany's PNE sells 81MWp solar project in Romania to Israel's Ecoenergy

German developer of wind farms PNE said it has sold a photovoltaic project in Romania with a total nominal output of around 81 megawatts peak (MWp) to Israeli company Econergy International Ltd.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/germanys-pne-sells-81mwp-solar-project-in-romania-to-israels-ecoenergy-776878/

-- Repsol, Telefonica form JV to offer solar self-consumption solutions in Spain

Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica SA (BME:TEF) and multi-energy group Repsol SA (BME:REP) have formed a 50/50 joint venture (JV) that will focus on providing customised solar self-consumption solutions for the residential and business sector in Spain.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/repsol-telefonica-form-jv-to-offer-solar-self-consumption-solutions-in-spain-776888/

-- Samsung Ventures invests in waste-to-hydrogen firm Raven SR

US renewable fuels company Raven SR Inc said it has closed a strategic investment of an undisclosed size from Samsung Ventures on the path to expanding its global footprint into the Asia-Pacific market.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/samsung-ventures-invests-in-waste-to-hydrogen-firm-raven-sr-776904/

-- ThomasLloyd Energy cleared to buy stake in 434-MW Indian solar portfolio

ThomasLloyd Energy Impact Trust Plc (LON:TLEI) has received clearance from the Indian government to buy a 43% stake in SolarArise India Projects Pvt Ltd for USD 34.6 million.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/thomaslloyd-energy-cleared-to-buy-stake-in-434-mw-indian-solar-portfolio-777017/

-- AES Brasil, food co BRF proceed with 165-MW wind project JV in Brazil

Brazilian energy firm AES Brasil Energia SA (BVMF:AESB3) has closed its previously announced transaction with food company BRF SA (BVMF:BRFS3) to form a joint venture (JV) for the construction of a 165.3-MW wind farm in Rio Grande do Norte state.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/aes-brasil-food-co-brf-proceed-with-165-mw-wind-project-jv-in-brazil-777076/

-- Voltalia sells minority stake in 320-MW Brazilian solar project to STOA

French renewable power producer Voltalia SA (EPA:VLTSA) has offloaded a 33% equity stake in the 320-MW Solar Serra do Mel 1&2 (SSM1&2) photovoltaic (PV) project in Brazil to investment fund STOA.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/voltalia-sells-minority-stake-in-320-mw-brazilian-solar-project-to-stoa-777142/

-- AES Brasil wins bid to buy 305-MW wind development from Renova

Brazilian energy firm AES Brasil Energia SA (BVMF:AESB3) was declared the winner of the sale auction for a 305-MW wind portfolio held by local renewables developer Renova Energia SA (BVMF:RNEW11).

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/aes-brasil-wins-bid-to-buy-305-mw-wind-development-from-renova-777206/

-- Microinverter and battery co Enphase buys SolarLeadFactory

US solar microinverter and battery systems maker Enphase Energy Inc (NASDAQ:ENPH) has acquired SolarLeadFactory in a deal that will support its efforts to build a digital platform for installers of solar and battery systems.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/microinverter-and-battery-co-enphase-buys-solarleadfactory-777293/

-- TRIG to acquire 7.8% stake in 1.2-GW Hornsea One offshore wind farm

The Renewables Infrastructure Group Ltd (LON:TRIG) said it will buy a 7.8% stake in the 1.2-GW Hornsea One wind farm in UK waters and announced a share issue to back its funding requirements.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/trig-to-acquire-78-stake-in-12-gw-hornsea-one-offshore-wind-farm-777354/

-- Canada's Switch selling its half of 75-MW solar partnership in Alberta

Canadian independent power producer (IPP) Switch Power Corporation has agreed to sell its 50% stake in a vehicle that owns four solar PV projects with a combined capacity of 75 MW (AC) in Alberta, Canada.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/canadas-switch-selling-its-half-of-75-mw-solar-partnership-in-alberta-777392/

-- Polaris buying solar assets in Panama, hydro in Ecuador

Canadian renewables company Polaris Infrastructure Inc (TSE:PIF) announced the closing of two solar purchases in Panama and the signing of a deal to acquire an operational run-of-the-river hydropower plant (HPP) in Ecuador.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/polaris-buying-solar-assets-in-panama-hydro-in-ecuador-777501/

-- Keppel-led group to buy more of Cleantech Solar

A group led by Singapore’s Keppel Corp Ltd (SGX:BN4) will increase to 75.5% its stake in Cleantech Solar Asia Pte Ltd, the asset company of Cleantech Renewable Assets Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based provider of renewable energy for commercial and industrial customers in South and Southeast Asia.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/keppel-led-group-to-buy-more-of-cleantech-solar-777559/

-- Engie Brasil acquires 260 MWp of solar farms at home

Brazilian energy company Engie Brasil Energia SA (BMVF:EGIE3) announced it has finalised the acquisition of two solar photovoltaic (PV) farms, with a combined capacity of 259.8 MWp in Brazil.

Read more: https://renewablesnow.com/news/engie-brasil-acquires-260-mwp-of-solar-farms-at-home-777561/

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