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  • Clearway Slams Brake on Acquisitions amid PG&E Turmoil

    Feb 15, 2019 - Michael Turner

    Clearway Energy has pulled out of the acquisition of a stake in a 290 MW solar project, as the New Jersey-based yield company girds itself for potential losses arising from the restructuring of Pacific Gas & Electric.
  • Santander to Exit Concentrated Solar Thermal Plant

    Feb 14, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Santander is divesting its interest in a concentrated solar thermal facility in Nevada.
  • Cubico Taps GE EFS, Goldman for Talent

    Feb 14, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Cubico Sustainable Investments has added to its U.S. team with financiers from Goldman Sachs and GE Energy Financial Services.
  • NextEra Unveils Plans for Combined Wind, Solar, Battery Project

    Feb 13, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    NextEra Energy Resources has revealed the details of a build-transfer deal and a power purchase agreement for the first combined wind, solar and battery storage project in the U.S., potentially bringing both the investment tax credit and production tax credit into play.
  • AEP Scoops Up Remaining Sempra Renewables Assets

    Feb 13, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    American Electric Power has agreed to acquire the remaining portion of Sempra Renewables, comprising Sempra Energy's 724 MW portfolio of operating wind and battery assets and its wind project development pipeline, for approximately $1.056 billion.
  • German P.E. Firm Taps Adviser to Scout for Stateside Solar Targets

    Feb 12, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    A German renewables-focused private equity firm has hired a financial adviser as it seeks to enter the U.S. distributed solar market.
  • Exelon Explores Sale of Mystic Sites to Real Estate Investors

    Feb 12, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Exelon Corp. is in discussions with real estate investors regarding the potential sale of the sites of retired units at its Mystic Generation Station.
  • Cobra to Acquire Brazil Gas-fired Project

    Feb 12, 2019 - Juliana Ennes

    Spain's Cobra has entered into an agreement with Brazilian group Bolognesi to acquire the 1.3 GW Rio Grande LNG-to-power project, on which development had previously stalled.
  • Exelon to Divest Texas Wind Portfolio

    Feb 11, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Exelon Generation Co. subsidiary Exelon Wind has found a buyer for a portfolio of wind farms in Texas.
  • Ørsted Sells U.S. Offshore Wind Stake to Eversource

    Feb 08, 2019 - Staff Writer

    Denmark's Ørsted has sold a 50% shareholding in its portfolio of U.S. offshore wind assets to New England utility Eversource for about $225 million.
  • 7X Closes Sale of Texas Solar Project to Duke

    Feb 08, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    7X Energy has sold its 100 MW Lapetus Solar Energy Project in Andrews County, Texas to Duke Energy Renewables.
  • Hull Street to Buy NextEra Peakers

    Feb 07, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Hull Street Energy has agreed to buy a pair of peaking plants in Queens, N.Y., from NextEra Energy Resources.
  • Quantum Eyes Sale of Last Operational Asset

    Feb 07, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Quantum Utility Generation is considering selling its last operational asset, having disposed of at least five facilities over the past three years.
  • Auction for New England Utility Reaches Final Round

    Feb 06, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    As the sale process for a New England utility company reaches its final round, deal watchers are speculating on the identities of the bidders.
  • FirstEnergy Files for Pleasants Plant Transfer

    Feb 04, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    After regulators blocked the transfer of its 1,159 MW coal-fired Pleasants Power Station to a regulated utility subsidiary in 2017, FirstEnergy Corp. has presented a new solution to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for approval—the transfer of the plant to a bankrupt subsidiary.
  • BlackRock Lines Up Buyer for Solar Portfolio

    Feb 01, 2019 - Shravan Bhat, Taryana Odayar

    BlackRock Real Assets has agreed to sell a portfolio of operational solar assets located in Ontario, Canada, to Ullico.
  • Platinum Looks to Flip Hunterstown

    Jan 31, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    After a short-lived foray in the power business, Platinum Equity is looking to exit its investment in the 810 MW Hunterstown gas-fired project in Gettysburg, Pa.
  • CleanCapital Plots Debt Raise

    Jan 30, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Fresh from its latest 13.2 MW portfolio acquisition, distributed solar investor CleanCapital is looking to raise debt against its growing asset pool in the coming months.
  • NextEra to Acquire Retail Power Marketer

    Jan 30, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    NextEra Energy Services has agreed to acquire a retail power marketing business that supplies electricity and natural gas to customers in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas.
  • Utility to Acquire Thermal Pair

    Jan 28, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Having determined that the best option to replace expiring power sales agreements with two conventional generation units is to buy the almost 30-year-old plants, Oklahoma Gas & Electric signed deals with their owners late last year.
  • Canadian Portfolio Sale Nears Finish Line

    Jan 28, 2019 - Richard Metcalf, Shravan Bhat

    Final bids are due in the coming weeks in a sale process for a roughly 2.3 GW conventional generation portfolio in Canada.
  • Fortis to Sell B.C. Hydro Stake

    Jan 28, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Fortis has agreed to sell its 51% stake in the 335 MW Waneta Expansion hydro facility, located near Trail, British Columbia, for C$991 million ($747.48 million).
  • Tyr-led Group Sells Stake in Shepherds Flat

    Jan 28, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    A consortium of investors led by Tyr Energy has sold its stake in the 845 MW Shepherds Flat wind farm in Oregon.
  • Hydro One and Avista Call Off Merger

    Jan 28, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Toronto-based Hydro One has officially given up on its C$6.7 billion ($5.3 billion) acquisition of Spokane, Wash.-based Avista Corp. after the deal failed to win regulatory approvals.
  • Quinbrook to Buy Battery Storage Trio

    Jan 24, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    A Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners fund has agreed to acquire a trio of battery storage projects located in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
  • Enel to Sell Brazilian Portfolio to Chinese Investor

    Jan 23, 2019 - Juliana Ennes

    Enel’s Brazilian subsidiary Enel Green Power Brazil Participações has signed an agreement to sell two solar plants and a wind farm in Brazil to China's CGN Energy International Holdings.
  • StepStone Scoops sPower Stake

    Jan 23, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Private equity firm StepStone Group is joining Ullico as part owner of sPower’s 1.3 GW operating wind and solar portfolio.
  • Cypress Creek to Sell Solar Portfolio to Cubico

    Jan 23, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Cypress Creek has agreed to sell a 580 MW portfolio of solar projects located in South Carolina, North Carolina and Texas to Cubico Sustainable Investments, several months after hiring an adviser to launch the sale process.
  • NRG Asset Sale Clears Last Hurdle

    Jan 22, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    NRG Energy has obtained the final regulatory approval for the sale of its South Central Generating thermal portfolio to Cleco Corporate Holdings.
  • EDF to Buy Nebraska Wind Project

    Jan 18, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    EDF Renewables North America has agreed to acquire a wind farm under construction in Nebraska from a joint venture between a hedge fund and a developer.
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