Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Longroad Locks Down Buyer for Texas Wind Farm

    Dec 12, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Longroad Energy Holdings has found a buyer for its 238 MW Rio Bravo project in Starr County, Texas.
  • Eletrobras Sells Amazonas Distribution Co.

    Dec 12, 2018 - Juliana Ennes

    Eletrobras has privatised its largest distribution company, Amazonas Distribuidora, after a consortium comprising Oliveira Energia and Altem presented the only offer during the auction process on Dec. 10.
  • AtlasGas Wind Farm Sale Nets $16M

    Dec 12, 2018 - Michael Turner

    AtlasGas sold its 50% stake in a 29.04 MW wind project in Huerfano County, Colo., for $16 million after sale to an independent power producer linked to the project’s utility offtaker won regulatory approval.
  • Vectren Execs Set to Depart as a Result of CenterPoint Merger

    Dec 11, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Fourteen of Vectren Corp.’s most senior executives and officers will be leaving the company once its $6 billion merger with CenterPoint Energy closes in the first quarter of 2019.
  • Buttgenbach Seals 8minutenergy Management Buyout

    Dec 10, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    8minutenergy Renewables co-founder Tom Buttgenbach has led a buyout of the company through which he and the management have acquired all of the shares from founder Martin Hermann.
  • AES Bids for Renova Assets in Brazil

    Dec 10, 2018 - Juliana Ennes

    AES Tietê has made a bid to acquire the 400 MW Alto Sertão III wind complex from Brazilian developer Renova Energia along with a 1.1 GW pipeline of other wind projects in development.
  • Algonquin Rumored to be InfraREIT Bidder

    Dec 07, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    An unidentified party, rumored to be Canada's Algonquin Power & Utilities, has abandoned its effort to outbid Oncor Electric Delivery Company to acquire Texas utility InfraREIT.
  • Avista Acquisition Scuppered by State Regulator

    Dec 06, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission has rejected Hydro One's proposed acquisition of Avista Corp., citing political interference in the affairs of the would-be buyer, and triggering a $103 million termination fee.
  • Algonquin Rumored to be InfraREIT Bidder

    Dec 05, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Rumors are circulating that Algonquin Power & Utilities is the unidentified bidder that yesterday withdrew its bid to acquire InfraREIT.
  • Sumitomo Nears Nevada Solar Project Sale

    Dec 05, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Sumitomo Corp. of Americas is wrapping up the sales process for a solar project in Nevada, PFR has learned.
  • Oncor Rival Withdraws InfraREIT Bid

    Dec 04, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    The unidentified party that had sought to outbid Oncor Electric Delivery Company for InfraREIT is now out of the running, leaving Oncor with a clear path to seal the deal by mid-2019.
  • Algonquin Picks Up Gas Utility

    Dec 04, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. subsidiary Liberty Utilities has agreed to acquire an Enbridge-owned Canadian regulated utility and its general partner.
  • Nominations for Deal of 2018 Awards Now Open

    Dec 04, 2018 - Power Finance & Risk

    Power Finance & Risk is now accepting pitches for Deal of the Year as part of its 16th Annual Deals and Firms of the Year Awards, recognizing excellence in power asset M&A and project finance across the Americas.
  • Gulf Pacific Buys Gas-fired Project

    Dec 03, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Gulf Pacific Power has closed a financing package for its purchase of the 745 MW Washington County simple-cycle gas-fired project in Linton, Ga.
  • Exelon Complains as FirstEnergy Drags Heels on Retail Book Sale

    Dec 03, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Exelon Corp. subsidiary Exelon Generation Co. has filed a lawsuit against First Energy Solutions to prevent it from backing out of the $140 million sale of its retail and wholesale load-serving business, which was signed in July.
  • China Three Gorges, EDP Buy Colombian Hydro

    Nov 30, 2018 - Juliana Ennes

    Hydro Global, a 50:50 joint venture between China Three Gorges Corp. and EDP Energias de Portugal, has acquired an 80% stake in a 170.9 MW portfolio of run-of-river hydro projects in Colombia from Macquarie Development Corp.
  • Brookfield Sells Chunks of Hydro Portfolio

    Nov 30, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Brookfield Renewable Partners has sold a 25% stake in a 413 MW portfolio of hydro assets in Canada and is preparing to sell another 25% of the same portfolio by the end of the year.
  • LS Power Picks Up CPower Energy Management

    Nov 30, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    LS Power has signed a deal to acquire Enerwise Global Technologies, the energy management and demand response firm that goes by its trade name CPower.
  • First Solar Finances, Sells California Solar Project

    Nov 29, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    First Solar sold its 150 MW North Rosamond solar project in Kern County, Calif., after sealing tax equity for the facility earlier this month.
  • Greenbacker Stocks Up on N.C. Solar

    Nov 28, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co. has acquired a 21.8 MW solar portfolio in North Carolina from a developer, the latest addition to its rapidly growing solar fleet in the State.
  • End in Sight for GE Capital's Homer City Odyssey

    Nov 28, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    A GE Capital subsidiary has found a way to divest its stake in the Homer City coal-fired plant in Indiana County, Pa., which underwent Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings last year.
  • CDPQ, Colombian Development Bank Set Up $1B Infra Fund

    Nov 28, 2018 - Michael Turner

    Colombia’s National Development Bank (FDN) has launched a $1 billion-equivalent infrastructure investment fund alongside Canada’s Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, with renewable energy as one of its focuses.
  • CapDyn Bets on MISO Solar with Tenaska Deal

    Nov 27, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Capital Dynamics has bought a development-stage 2 GW, 14-project solar portfolio located in Midcontinent Independent System Operator from Tenaska.
  • Skyline Seals $208.5M Wind Portfolio Acquisition

    Nov 27, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Skyline Renewables has agreed to pay $208.5 million for a mostly contracted 117 MW wind portfolio in a deal that will involve the associated tax equity going to another investor.
  • Carlyle Bid for Gas-fired Trio Bears Fruit

    Nov 27, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    The Carlyle Group has agreed to buy a trio of combined-cycle gas-fired projects in New England from Emera Energy for $590 million after a competitive sales process run by a bulge-bracket investment bank.
  • Pattern and PSP Acquire Treasure State Stake

    Nov 26, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Pattern Energy has dropped down a 51% stake in an operational project in Montana into its yield company, while a Canadian investor has acquired the remaining 49%, for a combined total of about $46 million.
  • Mystery Bidder Enters InfraREIT Fray

    Nov 26, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    An unnamed bidder is challenging Oncor Electric Delivery Company’s bid for InfraREIT, causing deal watchers to try to narrow down the identity of the mystery bidder.
  • NextEra Finds Work-around for Market Power Issue in Florida

    Nov 26, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    NextEra Energy is said to be using a lease-based structure in order to stay below market-power thresholds that otherwise would have restricted its acquisition of a primarily gas-fired facility in Florida.
  • FirstEnergy Finds Stalking Horse Bidder for Dual-fuel Facility

    Nov 21, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    A Starwood Energy Group Global affiliate, Vermillion Power, has emerged as the stalking horse bidder for FirstEnergy Generation’s 545 MW West Lorain dual-fuel gas turbine facility.
  • Solar Platform Sale Steams Ahead

    Nov 20, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    The sales process for a North American solar developer, including its project portfolio and development pipeline, is picking up steam, PFR has learned.
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