U.S. and Canada
El Paso Electric, potential buyers file merger stipulation in Texas
El Paso Electric Co. and several parties on Dec. 18 filed a stipulation with Texas regulators in the utility's proposed acquisition by an investment fund.
Gulf Pacific Power acquires 80% stake in wind joint venture
Gulf Pacific Power wrapped its purchase of an 80% interest in a joint venture between GE Energy Financial Services and Enel Green Power North America Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
Greenbacker Renewable to acquire 19-MW solar project in Michigan
Greenbacker Renewable Energy reached an agreement with Prism Power Partners to acquire Electric City Solar, a 19-MW solar project in Michigan with a 25-year municipal off-take agreement.
US Solar Fund to acquire 39 MW of NC solar projects from Cypress Creek
US Solar Fund PLC announced its acquisition of six solar projects in North Carolina with a combined capacity of 39 MW from a subsidiary of Cypress Creek Renewables LLC.
EDP, venture partner wrap purchase of 278-MW solar portfolio in US
EDP - Energias de Portugal SA, through its EDP Renewables North America LLC subsidiary, and private developer ConnectGen LLC completed the acquisition of three U.S. solar projects from First Solar Inc.
Italian infrastructure fund F2i buys Spanish solar developer Renovalia
Italian infrastructure fund Fondi Italiani per le Infrastrutture Societa' di Gestione del Risparmio SpA has bought Spanish renewables developer Renovalia Energy Group SL from Cerberus Capital Management LP, marking its entry into one of the hottest solar markets in Europe.
SSE buys consented 100-MW onshore wind project in Ireland
SSE Renewables Ltd. has bought a shovel-ready onshore wind farm project in County Offaly, Ireland, from developer Green Wind Energy (Wexford) Ltd.
Encavis acquires 81-MW wind portfolio in Denmark
German power producer Encavis AG acquired eight wind parks in Denmark with a combined capacity of 81 MW, the company announced.
Gresham House fund acquires 50 MW of battery storage in UK
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund PLC purchased two U.K. battery storage projects with a combined capacity of 50 MW for £29.2 million.
Shell to buy 49% stake in Australian solar developer ESCO Pacific
Royal Dutch Shell PLC unit Shell New Energies has agreed to acquire a 49% stake in ESCO Pacific Pty Ltd to help accelerate the development of the Australian solar company's project pipeline.