Mergers & Acquisitions

  • AES Tietê Ends Wind Acquisition Talks, Renova Files for Bankruptcy

    Oct 18, 2019 - Juliana Ennes

    AES Tietê has ended its negotiations to acquire a large wind portfolio in Brazil from Renova Energia, prompting Renova to file for bankruptcy.
  • EIG Adds to Solar Thermal Pipeline in Chile

    Oct 18, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    Cerro Dominador, the Chilean solar thermal developer controlled by EIG Global Energy Partners, has acquired a 450 MW project in the country from SolarReserve.
  • Greenbacker Acquires C&I Solar, Inks Partnership

    Oct 17, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Greenbacker Renewable Energy has acquired solar projects totaling 31.33 MW from two developers and inked a partnership with a third for a further 3.5 MW.
  • Total Eren Buys Stake in Chilean Solar Project

    Oct 17, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    French power producer Total Eren has acquired a 50% stake in a 158.8 MW solar project in Chile from SunPower Corp.
  • US Solar Fund in Exclusivity to Buy Greenbacker Portfolio

    Oct 16, 2019 - Arran Brown

    London-listed US Solar Fund has entered exclusivity with Greenbacker Renewable Energy to acquire a portfolio of operational solar assets in North Carolina.
  • Michigan Regulator Greenlights Invenergy Build-transfer

    Oct 16, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    The Michigan Public Service Commission has approved a build-transfer deal between Invenergy and a utility company for a wind project in the state.
  • AES Tietê Ends Wind Acquisition Talks

    Oct 15, 2019 - Juliana Ennes

    AES Tietê has ended its negotiations to acquire a large wind portfolio in Brazil from Renova Energia.
  • Nine Bidders Advance in Jacksonville Electric Privatization

    Oct 15, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Nine bidders have been picked to advance to the negotiation phase of the planned privatization of Florida’s Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA), which is owned by the city of Jacksonville.
  • PG&E Spurns San Francisco’s Bid for Grid Assets

    Oct 14, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. has turned down a $2.5 billion offer from the City of San Francisco for the utility's grid assets in the city.
  • Avangrid and PPL Reportedly in Merger Talks

    Oct 14, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Avangrid and PPL Corp. are in talks over a potential merger of their utility businesses, according to a report from the Financial Times.
  • Buyer Emerges for Sempra’s Chilean Assets

    Oct 14, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    Sempra Energy has agreed to sell Chilean electricity distributor Chilquinta Energía to a Chinese buyer.
  • Bids In for Calpine Wind Platform

    Oct 11, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Final-round bids were received yesterday in the auction that was launched earlier this year for the sale of Calpine Corp.'s wind development business.
  • Pattern Picks Pref Equity to Finance Dropdowns

    Oct 11, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Pattern Development has lined up dropdowns of stakes in contracted wind projects in Ontario and New Mexico, which its yield company, Pattern Energy, will fund through the issuance of preferred equity.
  • Norway's Statkraft Buys Brazil Wind Projects

    Oct 11, 2019 - Juliana Ennes

    Norwegian state-owned energy company Statkraft has acquired two wind projects in the Brazilian state of Bahia from local developer Casa dos Ventos.
  • Diamond to Offload Portion of Westmoreland Stake

    Oct 09, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Diamond Generating Corp. has agreed to sell a portion of its 50% interest in the 940 MW Westmoreland Generating Station in South Huntingdon Township, Pa., to a Japanese investor.
  • Chesapeake Utilities Exits Gas Marketing Biz

    Oct 09, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Chesapeake Utilities Corp. is splitting up its natural gas marketing subsidiary, Peninsula Energy Services Co. (PESCO), and selling the parts to three separate buyers following a roughly six-month-long sale process.
  • Brookfield Moves Ahead with X-Elio Purchase

    Oct 09, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Brookfield Asset Management filed for regulatory approval to take control of half of X-Elio’s U.S. solar portfolio last week.
  • Steel Mill Generation Sale Heats Up

    Oct 08, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Second round bids are due in the coming weeks for Primary Energy Recycling Corp., a portfolio of behind-the-fence generation assets located at steel mills in Indiana.
  • Bids In for Florida Utility Privatization

    Oct 07, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    First round bids have been submitted in the privatization of Florida’s Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA), which is owned by the city of Jacksonville.
  • German Utility Doubles Down on U.S. Solar Developer

    Oct 07, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    German utility holding company RWE has made a second equity investment in a U.S. renewables developer focused on the North East.
  • Tenaska to Sell Alabama CCGT

    Oct 07, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Tenaska is in the process of selling its 915 MW Tenaska Central Alabama Generation Station in Autauga County, Ala., having signed a purchase and sale agreement with a buyer last month.
  • CapDyn Takes Bids for Solar Sale

    Oct 03, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    First-round bids are due next week for a pair of solar projects in California that Capital Dynamics recently put up for sale.
  • Stonepeak to Buy Maine Cogen

    Oct 02, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    A fund managed by Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners has agreed to purchase a dual-fuel thermal power plant interconnected in ISO New England.
  • TransAlta to Build Cogen Project at Sour Gas Plant

    Oct 02, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    TransAlta Corp. and SemGroup Corp. have inked an agreement to build and operate a 40 MW quasi-merchant cogeneration facility on the site of a sour gas processing plant in Alberta.
  • Silverpeak Strikes Deal After NYSE Bid

    Oct 02, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    An auction held at an event on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange in June has led to a signed asset sale agreement between private equity firm Silverpeak and developer Tri Global Energy.
  • NextEra Solar, Storage Portfolio Comes to Market

    Oct 02, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    NextEra Energy Resources has hired a boutique investment bank to run the sale of two contracted solar projects, one of which has a battery storage component, in the southern U.S.
  • North Carolina Developer Sells Utility-Scale Solar Portfolio

    Oct 01, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Independent power producer O2 EMC has found a buyer for a 118 MW utility-scale solar portfolio located in North Carolina and Virginia.
  • EDP Reveals Size of Illinois Wind Tax Equity Deal

    Oct 01, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    EDP Renewables North America has revealed the size of a tax equity agreement by Bank of America Merrill Lynch in its 405 MW wind portfolio in Illinois.
  • NextEra Reprises Convertible Equity for Pipeline Purchase

    Sep 30, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    NextEra Energy Partners is returning to convertible equity financing, a technique it has used twice before in past year, to finance the $1.37 billion acquisition of a 39.2% stake in the 185-mile intrastate Central Penn natural gas pipeline.
  • Buyer Emerges for Sempra’s Peruvian Assets

    Sep 30, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    Sempra Energy has agreed to sell its interest in Peruvian electricity distributor and hydro developer Luz del Sur to a Chinese buyer.
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