-- Commerz Real scraps 68-MW wind power deal with Eolus
Commerz Real, the renewables and real estate investment arm of Germany's Commerzbank AG (ETR:CBK), has cancelled a deal for the purchase of 68 MW of wind power projects in southern Sweden from Eolus Vind AB (STO:EOLU-B).
-- Antin Infrastructure to take control of US Origis Energy
French private equity firm Antin Infrastructure Partners (EPA:ANTIN) announced it is acquiring a majority stake in US solar and energy storage developer Origis Energy, without disclosing the terms of the transaction.
-- Encavis buys 65.5 MW of solar capacity in France for special fund
The asset management subsidiary of German solar and wind farm operator Encavis AG (ETR:ECV) has acquired six solar parks with a combined capacity of 65.5 MW in western and southern France for its special fund Encavis Infrastructure III (EIF III).
-- Korea's SK E&S to invest up to USD 400m in US renewables platform REV
SK E&S Co Ltd, part of South Korean industrial conglomerate SK Group, has agreed to invest up to USD 400 million in REV Renewables LLC, a unit of LS Power that acquires, develops and operates renewable energy and battery storage assets.
German renewable energy producer Pacifico Renewables Yield AG (ETR:PRY) has signed a right of first offer agreement to acquire an over 1-GW renewable pipeline in Australia, mainly consisting of utility-scale solar projects.
-- Portugal's EDP to invest GBP 13bn in UK renewables by 2030
Energias de Portugal SA (ELI:EDP) unveiled plans to inject GBP 12.86 billion in UK wind and solar projects, complementing its offshore presence with an entry into the local onshore market through 544 MW of total capacity.
-- Glennmont wraps up sale of 100 MW of French wind farms
London-based fund manager Glennmont Partners has closed the sale of a 100-MW onshore wind farm portfolio in France to TTR Green Fund IV and its co-investors, law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) announced.
-- Votorantim, CPP Investments to merge Brazilian assets into 3.3-GW renewables platform
Brazil’s Votorantim SA and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) announced plans to consolidate Brazilian energy assets to create a renewable energy platform with 3.3 GW of installed capacity.
-- EDF Renewables attracts new investor for UK Blyth offshore wind farm
EDF Renewables UK has attracted Tenaga Nasional Berhad (KLSE:TENAGA), Malaysia's largest power utility, as a new investor in its Blyth offshore wind farm off the coast of Northumberland in northeast England, it announced.
-- AC Energy boosts Australian ops with full control over renewables JV
Philippines-based firm AC Energy Corp (PSE:ACEN), part of Ayala Corp (PSE:AC), has received board approval for the acquisition of the 51.6% stake it does not already own in its Australian clean energy joint venture (JV) with US-based UPC Renewables Group.
-- Falck Renewables to be acquired by investment fund
Italian company Falck SpA announced a deal to sell its entire stake of about 60% in Falck Renewables SpA (BIT:FKR) to the Infrastructure Investments Fund (IIF), an investment vehicle advised by JP Morgan Investment Management.
-- Greenvolt nearing acquisition of 42% stake in Spanish solar firm Perfecta Energia
Portuguese renewables company Greenvolt - Energias Renovaveis SA (ELI:GVOLT) has completed the first phase of a process to acquire a 42% stake in Spanish solar panel installer Perfecta Energia, it said.
-- Sojitz, Osaka Gas and Looop form rooftop solar JV in Vietnam
A joint venture between Japanese trader Sojitz Corp (TYO:2768) and Osaka Gas Co Ltd (TYO:9532) has joined forces with Looop Inc to create a rooftop solar power generation business that serves industrial and commercial customers in Vietnam.
-- NextEra Energy Partners to buy 50% in 2.5-GW renewables portfolio
NextEra Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NEP) said it has agreed to buy a 50% stake in a renewable energy portfolio totalling 2,520 MW and also entered into a convertible equity portfolio financing for USD 824 million.
-- MET Renewables receives antitrust clearance to acquire Eolica Bulgaria
Bulgaria's competition authority said it granted approval to MET Renewables Holding, part of Swiss energy group MET, to acquire Eolica Bulgaria, owner and operator of a 60 megawatt (MW) wind park in Suvorovo, in the northeast of the country.