-- Iberdrola looking to sell 49% in 1.2 GW of wind, solar in Spain - report
Spanish electric utility Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE) has hired Barclays Plc (LON:BARC) to help it land a minority investor in some 1,200 MW of wind and solar power assets in Spain, Spanish business news outlet Expansion reported on Monday citing unidentified market sources.
-- Shell withdraws from two Irish floating wind projects of Simply Blue
Shell (LON:SHEL) will withdraw from offshore wind developer Simply Blue Group’s Western Star and Emerald floating offshore wind projects in Ireland, the companies confirmed in a joint statement over the weekend.
-- Enfinity to snap up 400 MW of US solar parks from Capital Dynamics
Renewable energy and sustainability services company Enfinity Global Inc said on Monday it has sealed a definitive agreement to acquire a 400-MW portfolio of solar parks in the US from Swiss asset manager Capital Dynamics.
-- Prime Capital bolsters operations with Nordic wind, green hydrogen deals
German independent asset manager Prime Capital AG has announced a 290-MW wind portfolio acquisition in Sweden and the creation of a joint venture with project developer CPC Finland seeking to build a 200-MW green hydrogen plant.
-- Altus Power buying 97 MW of US C&I solar systems
US clean energy firm Altus Power Inc (NYSE:AMPS) has said it is buying 97 MW of operating distributed solar assets across nine US states from undisclosed sellers for about USD 220 million (EUR 228m) funded by a mixture of cash on hand and assumed liabilities.
-- Irish DCC lands deal for Dutch solar panels distributor PVO
Irish sales, marketing and support services group DCC Plc (LON:DCC) has inked a deal to acquire Netherlands-based solar and clean energy technology distributor PVO International BV, making its latest inorganic growth investment in the renewables sector over the past few months.
-- Manor Renewable Energy doubles fleet size via acquisition
Manor Renewable Energy (MRE), a UK-based provider of engineering and fleet services for the offshore wind sector, has acquired for an undisclosed amount German maritime transport services firm OPUS Marine in a push to double its fleet size.
ORIX Corporation USA, the unit of Japanese financial services group ORIX CORPORATION (TYO:8591), announced on Wednesday that it has completed an equity investment in a 150-MW wind power plant in Texas.
-- Saint-Gobain bets on Swiss solar modules maker Megasol
Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA (EPA:SGO) has taken a minority stake in a unit of Swiss solar modules and mounting systems maker Megasol as part of a strategic partnership aimed at expanding the French building materials maker’s photovoltaic (PV) facade solutions offering.
-- Octopus Energy buys 22.4-MW German wind project
Octopus Energy Generation has acquired a 22.4-MW wind project in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate from renewables developer Juwi AG and wiwi consult, marking the second acquisition for the UK company in Germany's wind market this month.
-- Enbridge buys Tri Global Energy to boost renewables platform
Canadian energy transportation and distribution group Enbridge Inc (TSE:ENB; NYSE:ENB) has clinched a USD-270-million (EUR 275.7m) deal to acquire US renewables developer Tri Global Energy (TGE) which has a development portfolio of over 7 GW of wind and solar.
-- Foresight Solar, JLEN invest in 49.9 MW battery project in Scotland
Foresight Solar Fund Ltd (LON:FSFL) and JLEN Environmental Assets Group Ltd (LON:JLEN) have jointly acquired Gigabox No 4 Limited, an entity that holds the development rights to construct a 49.9-MW lithium-ion battery energy storage plant in Angus, Scotland.
-- NESF raises short-term debt to enable more acquisitions
NextEnergy Solar Fund Ltd (LON:NESF) has said it has expanded its total available short-term debt to GBP 205 million (USD 228.9m/EUR 233.1m) in a bid to finance the acquisition of new solar and energy storage schemes.
-- PPL to sell solar project developer Safari Energy to Aspen Power
US energy company PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) will offload its subsidiary PPL Safari Holdings LLC, which runs a business dedicated to the acquisition, development and management of solar projects in the commercial and industrial (C&I) sector.
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