October 4 (Renewables Now) - Renewables Now covered M&A stories related to Tri Global, Shell, Equinor and others over the past week. Below is the full list of deals:
-- Aquila European Renewables seals exclusive deal for 34.5-MW Finnish wind buy
Aquila European Renewables Income Fund plc (LON:AERS) announced plans to acquire the owner of a 34.55-MW wind complex in Finland.
-- Univergy sells 75-MW portfolio of PV projects in Seville
Spanish-Japanese renewable energy company Univergy International SL has sold 75 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Seville to Madrid-based investment management firm Everwood Capital.
-- Bank of America takes stake in 405-MW wind portfolio of EDP
Portuguese power utility EDP - Energias de Portugal SA (ELI:EDP) has secured USD 421 million in tax equity from Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) for a share in a 405-MW onshore wind project portfolio.
-- Glennmont buys shovel-ready Finnish wind project of 211.4 MW
London-based fund manager Glennmont Partners said it has acquired a 211.4-MW wind project in Finland from Ilmatar Energy, marking its first investment in the Nordic market.
-- EDF Renouvelables preps for buyout of Futuren
French wind power producer Futuren SA (EPA:FTRN) announced that the renewables arm of EDF SA (EPA:EDF) is preparing to file a draft buyout offer for the company.
-- Battery management specialist Titan AES raises USD 10m
US ultrasound-based battery management expert Titan Advanced Energy Solutions Inc, or Titan AES, has closed a USD-10-million Series A financing round, the company announced.
-- Energiekontor sheds Waldfeucht wind farm in Germany
Energiekontor AG (ETR:EKT) said it has sold the Waldfeucht onshore wind farm located in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia to Hamburg-based asset manager CEE Group.
-- Brazil's CPFL closes acquisition of State Grid's interest in renewables arm
Brazilian energy company CPFL Energia SA (BVMF:CPFE3) on Monday announced it has closed the acquisition of the shares in CPFL Energias Renovaveis (BVMF:CPRE3) held by a local unit of State Grid Corporation of China.
-- Tri Global to sell 360-MW Texas wind project to Silverpeak
US renewables firm Tri Global Energy LLC (TGE) said it has agreed to sell a 360-MW wind project in Texas to alternative investment management Silverpeak.
-- Masdar close to buying 20% of India's Hero Future Energies - report
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC, better known as Masdar, is ready to buy a 20% stake in Indian renewable power producer Hero Future Energies, the Economic Times reports.
-- ReneSola closes USD-11m share sale to Shah Capital
Chinese solar project developer ReneSola Ltd (NYSE:SOL) has closed a deal that allowed its existing shareholder Shah Capital Opportunity Fund LP to buy USD 11 million (EUR 10m) worth of the company’s shares.
-- PNM gets regulatory nod to buy New Mexico wind power transmission line
PNM Resources (NYSE:PNM) has received approval from New Mexico regulators to buy the Western Spirit renewable power transmission project that would help accommodate 800 MW of new wind energy.
-- Shell invests in Indian solar power co Orb Energy
The New Energies business of Royal Dutch Shell Plc (AMS:RDSA) has acquired a stake of nearly 20% in the latest funding round of Indian solar energy solutions provider Orb Energy.
-- PE firm SmartPitch invests in solar installer in Minnesota
Private equity firm SmartPitch Ventures has made a significant capital investment in Minnesota-based Innovative Power Systems Inc, also known as IPS Solar.
-- Equinor to offload half of Arkona ownership interest for EUR 500m
Norwegian oil group Equinor ASA (NYSE:EQNR) has struck a EUR-500-million deal to divest a minority stake in the 385-MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea.
-- Foresight unveils 37.5-MW wind purchase from Glennmont
London-based investment manager Foresight Group LLP said it has purchased two operational wind parks in the UK with a combined capacity of 37.5 MW.
-- REC Silicon mulls selling polysilicon, silicon gases plant in Montana
Norway-based REC Silicon ASA (OSE:REC) said it considers selling its facility in Butte, Montana, where it produces silane gas for use in semiconductors and semiconductor polysilicon.
-- Ayala's AC Energy, UPC create 1-GW renewables development JV
AC Energy Inc, part of the Philippines' Ayala Corp (PSE:AC), has set up a joint venture with the solar power platform of UPC Renewables to develop and build over 1 GW of renewable energy plants in the Asia Pacific.
-- ITM Power eyes GBP 52m in fresh funds, sets up hydrogen JV with Linde
ITM Power Plc (LON:ITM) announced the creation of a green hydrogen joint venture with industrial gases and engineering company Linde, along with several transactions to raise at least GBP 52 million gross in total.