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  • Starwood Wraps Debt-financed Coal-fired Portfolio Acquisition

    Jan 19, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Starwood Energy Group Global has completed its acquisition of stakes in a contracted coal-fired portfolio from an Ares-EIF fund, which the buyer is financing with long-term debt from a club of lenders.
  • Quinbrook Buys, Look to Repower Vintage Wind Projects

    Jan 18, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners fund has closed its purchase of a 223.5 MW portfolio comprising six older wind assets in three U.S. states that it plans to repower.
  • Fund Seals Tie-up with Renewables and Cogen IPP

    Jan 17, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A Basalt Infrastructure Partners fund has acquired a stake in a generation portfolio owned by DCO Energy. In a separate deal, the two entities have wrapped the joint purchase of a Michigan biomass facility.
  • Shell to Purchase Stake in Silicon Ranch

    Jan 16, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to acquire a 43.83% stake in Silicon Ranch Corp. from one of its backers, a Swiss private equity firm, making the Anglo-Dutch oil and gas giant the solar developer’s largest shareholder.
  • Brazilian D.G. Solar Developer Seeks Investors

    Jan 11, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    GD Solar, which has a 260 MW pipeline of contracted distributed solar projects in north, central and northeastern Brazil, is looking for investors to take equity stakes in the portfolio.
  • Invenergy Seeks Approval for 2 GW Wind Project Sale

    Jan 10, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Invenergy Renewables has sought regulatory approval for the sale of its 2 GW States Edge wind project in the western Oklahoma Panhandle—part of a larger project known as Wind Catcher—to two subsidiaries of American Electric Power.
  • Greenbacker, on Acquisitive Streak, Signs Solar Deal

    Jan 09, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Having closed a series of three acquisitions of small utility-scale U.S. renewables projects toward the end of last year, Greenbacker Renewable Energy has lined up another deal to buy a portfolio of operational solar assets in Colorado and California.
  • AES Finds Buyer for DPL Thermal Portfolio

    Jan 08, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A fund managed by Rockland Capital is acquiring a portfolio of gas-fired and oil-fired facilities in PJM Interconnection from an AES Corp. subsidiary.
  • Fund to Up Stake in Southwest Gen

    Jan 08, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A fund owned by three individual investors is doubling its stake in an approximately 850 MW portfolio of gas-fired projects, growing its ownership interest to over 99%, according to a filing with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
  • Actis Emerges as Buyer of InterGen’s Mexico Portfolio

    Jan 08, 2018 - Michael Turner

    Private equity firm Actis has agreed to buy all of InterGen’s generation assets in Mexico for an enterprise value of $1.256 billion in a transaction to be funded with equity and debt, as the London-based investor continues to ramp up its power capacity in the country.
  • Capstone Takes Full Ownership of Canada Wind Projects

    Jan 05, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Two companies that co-owned operational wind projects in Nova Scotia with Capstone Infrastructure Corp. sold their stakes to the company on Jan. 2, giving it full ownership of both of them.
  • JERA Sells Cricket Valley Stake to DBJ

    Jan 05, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    JERA Co., a joint venture between two Japanese power companies, has sold a 6% stake in the 1,100 MW Cricket Valley gas-fired combined-cycle project that is under construction in New York state to the Development Bank of Japan.
  • Brazil Regulator OKs AES Solar Acquisition

    Jan 03, 2018 - Michael Turner

    The Brazilian arm of AES Corp. has received regulatory approval to buy five solar projects totaling 150 MW in the country, putting the company on course to reach its goal of diversifying half its cash generation away from hydro projects in Brazil by 2020.
  • ATCO Agrees Price Tag for Mexico Hydro Stake

    Jan 03, 2018 - Michael Turner

    Canada’s ATCO has agreed to buy the 35 MW Electricidad del Golfo (EGO) hydro facility in Mexico from U.S private equity firm Conduit Capital Partners for around $114 million, as the energy and logistics conglomerate continues its expansion into the Mexican power market.
  • Taiwanese Solar Co. Acquires Greenskies

    Dec 22, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Clean Focus Yield, a development-focused U.S. subsidiary of Taiwanese solar module and cell manufacturer Neo Solar Power Energy Corp., has acquired U.S. developer Greenskies Renewable Energy.
  • Innogy Announces U.S. Wind Platform Purchase as Tax Bill Signed Into Law

    Dec 22, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    In a sign that last-minute amendments to the Republican tax reform bill have restored confidence in development-stage U.S. wind assets, Germany's Innogy has officially announced its acquisition of EverPower Wind Holdings' project pipeline
  • Developer Finds Utility Buyer for Second Iowa Wind Project

    Dec 21, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Tradewind Energy has agreed to sell a development-stage wind project in Iowa to a local utility company, following a similar deal announced last month.
  • Developer Buys Back "Boomerang" Solar Project Financed with Hybrid Debt

    Dec 20, 2017 - Shravan Bhat

    Spanish solar developer X-Elio (formerly Gestamp Solar) has reacquired the Midway I solar project it sold to Solar Frontier Americas Development, the U.S. subsidiary of Japan-based Solar Frontier K.K., two years ago.
  • Japan’s Kyushu Buys Into Ares Plant

    Dec 19, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Japanese energy company Kyushu Electric Power Co. is purchasing an equity stake in a combined-cycle gas-fired project that Ares-EIF is constructing in Pennsylvania.
  • Enbridge Plots Renewables Divestment

    Dec 18, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Canadian gas distribution company Enbridge is conducting a strategic review of its onshore renewable facilities and plans to cut down its green portfolio by a third within the next two years.
  • LS Power Wraps Gas-fired Asset Acquisition, Prices Hydro Bond

    Dec 14, 2017 - Richard Metcalf, Fotios Tsarouhis

    LS Power has closed its purchase of several units of four Pennsylvania gas-fired projects and priced a private placement to finance its acquisition of a stake in a pumped-storage hydro project in Virginia.
  • U.S. Geothermal to Buy Goldman Stake in Raft River

    Dec 13, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    U.S. Geothermal has reached a deal to take full ownership of the 13 MW Raft River geothermal project in Idaho by acquiring Goldman Sachs’ minority stake in the facility.
  • Enel Acquires New England Solar Project

    Dec 13, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Enel Green Power North America has acquired a 20 MW solar project that won a 20-year power purchase agreement in the New England Clean Energy Request for Proposals in 2016.
  • Danish Developer Takes First Step into Mexico

    Dec 13, 2017 - Michael Turner

    European Energy is expanding into Mexico with 1 GW of planned renewable generation, two years after it made its first foray into Latin America, in Brazil.
  • Utility Group to Sell Stake in Coal-fired Texas Asset

    Dec 12, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    A Midwestern utility holding company is selling a 54.7% stake in a 650 MW coal-fired plant in western Texas.
  • Canadian Solar Chairman Bids to Take Co. Private

    Dec 11, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Canadian Solar's chairman, Shawn Qu, has made a bid to take the company private through a leveraged buy-out.
  • Solar Alliance Sells Development-stage Wind Assets in B.C.

    Dec 08, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Solar Alliance Energy, a subsidiary of Finavera Wind Energy, has agreed to sell several wind assets in British Columbia to Concord Green Energy in a $1.4 million deal.
  • BlackRock Signs Deal to Purchase EverPower

    Dec 08, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    BlackRock entered into an agreement to acquire EverPower Wind Holdings on Nov. 22, according to a filing with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commis­sion.
  • Duke to Integrate REC Solar, Expand Financing Team

    Dec 06, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Duke Energy has acquired the stake in commercial solar and energy storage outfit REC Solar that it did not already own and is incorporating it into Duke Energy Renewables.
  • Electrobras Gets Rating Boost as Asset Sale Shapes Up

    Dec 05, 2017 - Michael Turner

    Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed Brazilian power company Electrobras’ rating at Ba3 and bumped up the outlook from negative to stable, as the state-owned power company marches ahead with its plans to offload a wealth of assets, including 862 MW of wind projects.
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