Weekly renewables M&A round-up (Mar 30-Apr 3)

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April 6 (Renewables Now) - Renewables Now covered M&A stories related China's CNIC, Macquarie’s GIG, EnBW and others over the past week. Below is the full list of deals:

-- NextEnergy Capital buys 36.1-MWp PV project in Mexico

UK investment and asset manager NextEnergy Capital Group (NEC) has acquired a 36.1-MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) project under construction in the Mexican state of Guanajuato.

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-- Greencoat closes buy of 18.8-MW wind farm in N Ireland

Greencoat UK Wind PLC (LON:UKW) said it has finalised the acquisition of an 18.8-MW wind park in Northern Ireland from SSE Plc (LON:SSE).

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-- Thai utility GPSC to buy 39.5 MW of solar power capacity in Thailand

Thai energy producer Global Power Synergy PCL (BKK:GPSC) has signed a deal to acquire the holding companies for nine solar power facilities with a combined capacity of 39.5 MW.

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-- Super Energy Corp to buy into 750 MW of Vietnamese solar

Thailand-based Super Energy Corporation’s (BKK:SUPER) board of directors has given its nod to a plan entailing investment in 750 MW of solar projects in Vietnam.

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-- Northland Power to buy 400-MW offshore wind project in Canada

Canadian power producer Northland Power Inc (TSE:NPI) will take over the development of the NaiKun offshore wind project in the Hecate Strait off the coast of British Columbia, Canada.

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-- Solarcentury sheds residential solar ops to Sweden's Svea Solar

UK solar project developer Solarcentury has sold its residential photovoltaic (PV) business to Swedish installer Svea Solar for an undisclosed sum.

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-- Glennmont to sell 30-MW Portuguese PV portfolio to Finerge

London-based fund manager Glennmont Partners announced it has decided to sell its 29.8-MW Portuguese solar portfolio to local renewable power company Finerge SA, owned by Australia's First State Investments.

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-- China's CNIC ponders buying into India's Greenko - report

China’s CNIC Corp is mulling over the possibility of buying a 10% interest in Indian renewable energy company Greenko Group, Bloomberg reports, citing informed people.

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-- Brazil's Omega Geracao concludes purchase of 50-MW wind complex

Brazilian renewable energy company Omega Geracao SA announced it has concluded the acquisition of CEA III – Centrais Eolicas Assurua III SPE SA, owner of the 50-MW Assurua III Wind Complex.

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-- Macquarie’s GIG closes buy of 80-MW Norwegian wind project from RES

Green Investment Group Ltd (GIG), owned by Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX:MQG), said it has finalised the acquisition of the 79.8-MW Buheii onshore wind park in Norway from UK-based RES Group.

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-- Ardian grows Nordics portfolio with 57-MW wind buy in Finland

Paris-based investment firm Ardian Infrastructure has purchased the entire stake in the 57-MW Lakiakangas I wind farm in Finland, it announced.

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-- JLEN invests GBP 11m in Scottish AD plant

JLEN Environmental Assets Group Ltd (LON:JLEN) has invested GBP 11 million in the Peacehill Farm anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Scotland, with around 5 MW of thermal and 0.25 MW of power generation capacity.

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-- Malaysia's Yinson buys into 140-MW bundle of Indian solar parks

Malaysia’s Yinson Holdings Bhd (KLSE:YINSON) has agreed to buy a 37.5% stake in the owner of a 140-MW portfolio of solar parks in India.

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-- Germany's EnBW, RheinEnergie agree to exit MVV Energie

German energy companies EnBW (ETR:EBK) and RheinEnergie AG have agreed to offload their combined 45.1% stake in MVV Energie AG (ETR:MVV1), a Mannheim-based sector player that bets on renewables.

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-- NextEnergy Capital buys 100-MWp community PV portfolio in New York

NextEnergy Capital Group (NEC) has taken possession of a 100-MWp portfolio of community solar projects in New York state through a newly-created platform targeting such acquisitions across the whole country.

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