United States and Canada
JEA advisers lay out utility sector changes driving ownership solicitation
The financial firms running the potential privatization or restructuring process of JEA advised the Florida municipal utility's board Oct. 22 that now is the right time to consider all options, given the changes sweeping the industry.
Acciona to acquire 4,000-MW solar, energy storage development portfolio in US
Spain-headquartered renewables developer Acciona SA has agreed to acquire a development portfolio comprising 3,000 MW of utility-scale solar and 1,000 MW of co-located solar and energy storage in the U.S. from independent power producer Tenaska Inc.
Enel Green Power to sell US hydroelectric assets to affiliates of Hull Street
Enel Green Power North America Inc. on Oct. 21 requested Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval of the sale of an upstream stake in certain portfolio companies that own a group of hydroelectric facilities to affiliates of private equity investor Hull Street Energy LLC. Enel Green Power is a subsidiary of Enel SpA.
Pattern Development closes sale of stake in 221-MW wind farm in New Mexico
Pattern Energy Group Inc. and Public Sector Pension Investment Board closed the purchase of indirect upstream membership interests in the 221-MW Grady Wind Energy Center in Curry County, N.M., from Pattern Energy Group 2 LP, or Pattern Development.
NextEnergy Capital acquires NC solar plant
A NextEnergy Capital Ltd.-owned fund completed the acquisition of a solar power plant, located in Cabarrus County, N.C.
Xcel Energy updates proposal to acquire 2 wind farms in Minnesota
Xcel Energy Inc. is requesting FERC to approve a restructured form of the company's May 13 application to purchase the 50-MW Jeffers Wind and 30-MW Community Wind North projects from Longroad Energy Holdings LLC.
FERC authorizes Empire Generating to change upstream ownership
FERC authorized Empire Generating Co. LLC, a bankrupt power plant owner and operator, to change its upstream ownership.
AEP Transmission, BHE America restructuring ownership of Prairie Wind line
A co-owner of the 108-mile, 345-kV Prairie Wind transmission line is seeking the approval of FERC to transfer its stake to upstream owners.
Ørsted mulls stake in Polish offshore wind farms planned by PGE
Danish utility Ørsted A/S is in talks with Poland's state-controlled PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA to buy a 50% stake in two planned offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea, the companies disclosed on Oct. 22.
Senvion to sell European assets to Siemens Gamesa for €200M
German wind turbine maker Senvion SA has reached an agreement to sell much of its European onshore services business, as well as a blade manufacturing facility in Portugal, to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA for €200 million.
Prime Capital fund acquires Norwegian wind development
Prime Capital AG's Green Energy Infrastructure Fund has acquired the under-development 160-MW Andmyran wind farm in Nordland county, Norway, from real estate company Wallenstam AB (publ).