September 10 (Renewables Now) - Renewables Now covered M&A stories related to Clearway Energy, Tilt Renewables, Goldwind, NextEra Energy Partners, Canadian Solar and Carlyle over the past seven days. Below is the full list of deals:
-- Severn Trent buys energy-from-food waste co for GBP 120m
UK water utility Severn Trent Water is acquiring Agrivert Holdings Ltd, a company dealing in renewable energy generation from food waste, strengthening its anaerobic digestion (AD) operations.
-- Clearway buys 4.7 GW of solar development projects from SunPower
Newly launched Clearway Energy Group said it has agreed to acquire a development pipeline of about 4.7 GW of utility-scale solar projects from US solar company SunPower Corp (NASDAQ:SPWR).
-- Foresight acquires 14.4-MW wind farm from Enertrag
London-based renewables infrastructure investor Foresight Group LLP said it has bought the 14.4-MW North Pickenham wind farm in Norfolk from German renewables firm Enertrag AG.
-- Statkraft buys 100-MW HPP in India
Norwegian state-owned utility Statkraft AS said it has bought the 100-MW Tidong hydropower project that is currently being built in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
-- Everlert enters into green energy JV in Mexico
Everlert Inc (OTCMKTS:EVLI) has entered into an agreement to acquire a 40% stake in Mexican firm Baja Green Energy SA de CV with plans to build and operate green energy plants.
-- AES Tiete concludes acquisition of 150-MW PV complex in Brazil
Brazilian power producer AES Tiete Energia SA announced it has concluded the acquisition of the 150-MW Solar Guaimbe Complex in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state.
-- BayWa sells German biomethane plant to Evergaz
BayWa re renewable energy GmbH said it has sold a third biomethane plant to Evergaz Deutschland GmbH, a joint venture between French biogas company Evergaz and Paris-based infrastructure investment firm Meridiam.
-- Nuon to buy 27.5 MW of Dutch solar parks
Dutch energy company Nuon has agreed to buy a portfolio of three solar projects of 27.5 MW in total in the Netherlands from Dutch solar developer PowerField.
-- Max Boegl offloads 53-MW wind farm duo in Germany
Germany’s Max Boegl Ostwind said it has sold two wind farms in Bavaria totalling 53 MW to Swiss investor IST3 Investment Foundation.
-- Tilt Renewables directors advise against buyout offer
The independent committee of buyout target Tilt Renewables Ltd (NZE:TLT) has advised the company’s minority shareholders to not accept the joint takeover offer made recently by Infratil Ltd (NZE:IFT) and Mercury NZ Ltd (NZE:MCY).
-- Goldwind to auction 1-GW Aussie project portfolio
Goldwind Australia said it is selling a 1-GW renewable energy development portfolio located across three Australian states.
-- NextEra Energy Partners buys 1.4-GW renewables portfolio
NextEra Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NEP) said it has agreed to purchase a 1,388-MW portfolio of wind and solar projects in the US from NextEra Energy Resources LLC.
-- Brazil's CEEE-GT seeks investors for 52.5-MW wind complex
Brazilian utility CEEE Geracao e Transmissao opened a public call to select companies or consortia interested in acquiring an equity interest in a 52.5-MW wind power complex.
-- Centrica grows US ops with acquisition of Vista Solar
UK energy company Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) said it has taken over US solar builder Vista Solar as part of its plans to grow in North America.
-- Canadian Solar completes 30.4-MWp drop-down in Japan
Canadian Solar Inc (NASDAQ:CSIQ) has closed the sale of three solar parks in Japan with a combined capacity of 30.4 MWp to the Canadian Solar Infrastructure Fund Inc (TYO:9284), or CSIF.
-- Grasshopper to invest USD 80m in 21.6 MW Japanese PV project
Canadian solar developer Grasshopper Solar said it will invest USD 80 million in a 21.6-MW photovoltaic (PV) project in Fukuoka Prefecture.
-- Canadian Solar still considering “going private” offer
Canadian Solar Inc (NASDAQ:CSIQ) announced that it is still assessing the go-private proposal from its chief executive officer and due diligence is to be completed by end-September.
-- Genex buying 50-MW solar project in New South Wales
Australia's Genex Power Ltd (ASX:GNX) said it has struck a deal to acquire a 50-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in New South Wales.
-- Mainstream Renewable looking for partner in Chile - report
Mainstream Renewable Power has hired an advisor to find an equity partner for its fully-owned 1.3-GW Andes Renovables Chilean platform, The Irish Times reports.
-- Carlyle to buy 612-MW wind portfolio in New York
The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) will buy a 612-MW operating wind power generation portfolio in New York plus a dedicated operations platform.
-- Pinnacle to buy 70% stake in Alabama wood pellet plant
Canadian industrial wood pellet manufacturer Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc (TSE:PL) announced it has agreed to buy a 70% stake in a production facility in the US state of Alabama.
-- Strat Aero boosts stake in digital monitoring firm GyroMetric
Strat Aero Plc (LON:AERO) has completed the acquisition of additional shares in GyroMetric Systems Ltd, becoming the company's controlling shareholder.
-- Mitsubishi, EDF to invest in African DG power platform
Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp (TYO:8058) said it will support the development of distributed generation (DG) renewable energy projects in Africa by investing in NEoT Offgrid Africa (NOA).
-- Cubico to buy 29.4 MW of solar assets in Portugal
London-based renewables investor Cubico Sustainable Investments Ltd said it has agreed to acquire three operational photovoltaic (PV) power plants in Portugal with a combined capacity of 29.4 MW.