-- SunPower wraps up SolarWorld buy, busy with Hillsboro upgrade
SunPower Corp (NASDAQ:SPWR) has concluded the acquisition of assets of Oregon-based solar panel maker SolarWorld Americas, including its facilities in Hillsboro where SunPower will soon be producing 19% efficient P-Series panels.
United Renewable Energy Co Ltd (UREC), the company that will combine the business of Taiwanese solar manufacturers Gintech Energy (TPE:3514), Solartech Energy (TPE:3561) and Neo Solar Power (TPE:3576), is already operational.
-- New JV by Quercus, RF Capital to target wind, solar
Quercus Assets Selection Sarl, the European renewables-focused fund, has agreed with Australian financial group RF Capital to set up a 50/50 joint venture (JV) that will initially invest in wind and solar assets.
-- Fin close reached on 255-MWp Aussie solar project, John Laing takes 90.1%
Australian-Chinese group Maoneng announced it has achieved financial close on its 255-MWp Sunraysia Solar Farm project in New South Wales, in which John Laing will invest AUD 108.6 million in exchange for a majority stake.
-- Ørsted to form largest US offshore wind platform with Deepwater Wind acquisition
Denmark’s Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED) said it has agreed to buy Deepwater Wind in a deal that will create the largest US offshore wind platform with a 8.8-GW portfolio of under-development and potential projects.