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  • EDF scoops up 4.5 GW PJM solar pipeline

    Oct 16, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    EDF Renewables North America has closed the acquisition of a 4.5 GW pipeline of solar projects originated by Geenex Solar in PJM Interconnection.
  • Greenbacker buys California battery storage portfolio

    Oct 14, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Greenbacker Renewable Energy has acquired a 10 MW/ 21.3 MWh portfolio of 20 behind-the-meter battery storage projects in California.
  • National Grid rebrands competitive renewables biz

    Oct 14, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    National Grid has rebranded Geronimo Energy, the wind and solar developer it acquired last year, as National Grid Renewables.
  • Buyer emerges for Calpine's Freeport

    Oct 14, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    A North American infrastructure investor was the winning bidder for Calpine Corp's 260 MW Freeport Energy Center in Texas, PFR has learned.
  • First Solar snags buyer for Arizona solar project

    Oct 13, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    First Solar has locked in a buyer for a 150 MW solar project in Arizona that has a corporate offtaker.
  • Eletrobras concludes sale of wind asset

    Oct 13, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    Brazil’s Eletrobras has concluded the sale of its stake in the 26 MW Mangue Seco 2 wind farm to the Tradener Group's FIP Pirineus fund.
  • PIMCO joins SPAC craze with Crane at helm

    Oct 13, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Bond-focused fund manager Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO) is the latest sponsor to back a low carbon blank check company, with former NRG Energy leader David Crane as chief executive.
  • GIP signs sale of CPV to Israeli investors

    Oct 12, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Global Infrastructure Partners has executed a deal to sell Competitive Power Ventures to a consortium of Israeli investors after signing a non-binding term sheet with them in September.
  • Renova to sell phase B of Alto Sertão III

    Oct 12, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    Brazil’s Renova Energia has accepted an offer from the local private equity firm Prisma Capital for the acquisition of phase B of its Alto Sertão III wind project, potentially resolving uncertainty that dogged the project for years.
  • NextEra to drop solar-plus-storage project into yieldco

    Oct 09, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    NextEra Energy Resources is preparing to drop a solar-plus-storage project in Arizona into its yield company, NextEra Energy Partners, after touting it to potential third-party buyers last year.
  • NRG's Direct Energy acquisition clears antitrust

    Oct 08, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    NRG Energy has been granted US antitrust clearance for its acquisition of Centrica's North American retail electric and gas provider Direct Energy.
  • Sunrun wraps Vivint acquisition

    Oct 08, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Sunrun has completed its acquisition of Vivint Solar, creating a combined company with an enterprise value of about $22 billion, more than 3 GW of solar capacity and over 50,000 customers.
  • Siemens acquires DG company in Brazil

    Oct 08, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    Siemens’ private equity arm Siemens Financial Services has acquired a 49% stake at the Brazilian solar distributed generation company Brasol.
  • Auction launched for Texas battery storage project

    Oct 07, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    A battery storage company based in Boulder, Colorado, has launched the auction of a utility-scale project it is developing in Texas.
  • Eolus lands buyer for wind repowering project

    Oct 06, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Eolus North America has found a buyer for a repowering project at the site of a 35-year-old wind farm in California, following an auction.
  • GSRP to buy solar-plus-storage asset in California

    Oct 06, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Goldman Sachs Renewable Power has signed a deal to acquire a 300 MW solar project in California that will come with a 140.25 MW battery storage system.
  • Oil & gas investor floats energy transition SPAC

    Oct 05, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Carnelian Energy Capital Management, a Texan private equity fund manager focusing on oil and gas, has raised $300 million for a blank check company targeting clean transportation and other alternative energy sub-sectors.
  • STOA reworks debut LatAm investment

    Oct 02, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    French infrastructure investment manager STOA has signed a new agreement with Voltalia for the acquisition of a stake in a wind farm in Brazil, after changing its mind about a previous deal struck with the developer.
  • ATCO replaces NGTL as Pioneer Pipeline buyer

    Oct 01, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    TransAlta Corp and Tidewater Midstream & Infrastructure have agreed to sell the the 120km Pioneer Pipeline in Alberta to ATCO Gas and Pipelines for C$255 ($192) million.
  • Privatization of Electricaribe wraps, launching two new companies

    Oct 01, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    The sale of Electricaribe by the Colombian government, involving its division into two separate companies, closed on October 1, following a privatization process that began in 2017.
  • NextEra acquires Blackstone's GridLiance transmission biz

    Sep 30, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    NextEra Energy Transmission has inked a deal to acquire Blackstone Energy Partners' transmission company GridLiance.
  • Libra enters Colombian renewables market

    Sep 30, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    International conglomerate the Libra Group has broken into the Colombian renewable energy market with the purchase of a distributed generation developer.
  • Apex looks to ride green hydrogen wave with Plug Power deal

    Sep 29, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Apex Clean Energy has partnered with hydrogen fuel cell manufacturer Plug Power to develop a network of green hydrogen production facilities that will leverage Apex's development pipeline of renewable projects.
  • Acciona acquires 240 MW Texas solar project

    Sep 29, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Acciona has purchased the 240 MW Fort Bend Solar project in Texas from Diode Ventures, the development arm of EPC contractor Black & Veatch.
  • Investors sought for 2.2 GW US solar portfolio

    Sep 28, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Boston-based renewables developer Swift Current Energy has launched an auction for a 2.2. GW development-stage solar portfolio sprawling across five US states.
  • AES Tietê to purchase Brazilian wind

    Sep 28, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    AES Corp's Brazilian subsidiary AES Tietê is moving forward with the acquisition of a 420 MW wind portfolio from developer Casa dos Ventos.
  • CapDyn to acquire operational solar portfolio

    Sep 28, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Capital Dynamics has agreed to acquire a 316 MW portfolio of operational, contracted solar projects from LS Power.
  • Texas battery storage project to hit auction block "soon"

    Sep 25, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    A battery storage company based in Boulder, Colorado, is preparing to launch an auction to find an investor for a utility-scale project it is developing in Texas.
  • Developer looks to sell NY community solar portfolio

    Sep 25, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    A solar developer is exploring the sale of a contracted community solar portfolio spread across two utility service territories in New York state.
  • Law firms on Iberdrola’s Brazil wind buy identified

    Sep 24, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    PFR can reveal the identities of the local law firms that worked on the acquisition by Iberdrola’s Brazilian subsidiary Neoenergia of a 400 MW wind portfolio in the country.
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