EU deepens probe of E.ON/Innogy deal over market power concerns
The European Commission is deepening its probe into the merger of German utilities E.ON SE and Innogy SE over concerns that the deal will reduce competition in electricity and gas retail markets in several EU member states.
Wash. state regulators approve settlement over sale of Puget Sound Energy stake
Washington state utilities regulators approved the sale of a minority interest in the holding company that controls Puget Sound Energy Inc., the state's largest utility, to several investment firms.
FERC approves Oncor's $1.28B acquisition of InfraREIT
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission cleared Oncor Electric Delivery Co. LLC's proposed acquisition of InfraREIT Inc. and its subsidiary InfraREIT Partners LP for approximately $1.28 billion.
With IRB-Brasil divestment complete, Caixa eyes 3 more stake sales for H1
After divesting its stake in IRB-Brasil Resseguros SA, Caixa Econômica Federal now plans to launch three more secondary offerings of its equity stakes in Petróleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras, Banco do Brasil SA and Alupar Investimento SA, potentially raising another 12.5 billion reais.
NextEra seeks FERC approval of renewable portfolio drop-down to yieldco
NextEra Energy Resources LLC has filed with FERC for approval of a deal, announced March 4, to transfer its stake in an approximately 611-MW portfolio of three wind and three solar plants to NextEra Energy Partners.
South Jersey Industries completes part of $350M solar asset portfolio sale
South Jersey Industries Inc. completed a portion of a divestment of its portfolio of solar energy assets to a Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP-managed entity for about $20.1 million in cash.
Report: GE could sell its 50% stake in renewable energy joint venture with Enel
General Electric Co. is looking to sell its half of a renewable energy joint venture with Italian energy company Enel SpA, Reuters reported, as GE presses on with its commitment to reduce debt and strengthen its troubled power business.
Iberdrola to sell part of Spanish optical fiber network for €260M
Iberdrola SA agreed to transfer the right of use of part of its dark optical fiber network in Spain to Lyntia Networks SA for €260 million.
National Grid to acquire US renewable developer Geronimo Energy for $100M
National Grid PLC agreed to acquire Minneapolis-headquartered clean energy developer Geronimo Energy LLC for $100 million, expanding its presence in the U.S. renewable energy market.
NB Power acquires 280-MW gas-fired plant from Emera for C$46M
NB Power acquired the 280-MW Bayside generating station from Emera Energy Inc. for C$46 million.
Ameren wins approval from Mo. regulators to acquire 157-MW wind farm
The Missouri Public Service Commission granted Ameren Missouri a certificate of convenience and necessity to acquire a planned 157-MW wind farm in Atchison County, Mo., when its construction is complete in 2020.
AIMCo acquires 90% stake in Spanish renewables developer Eolia
Alberta Investment Management Corp. completed the acquisition of more than a 90% interest in Spain-based independent power producer Eolia Renovables de Inversiones S.C.R. SA for an undisclosed sum.
FERC rejects GridLiance bid to acquire transmission assets from Okla. co-op
Federal regulators have denied a proposal by a subsidiary of GridLiance Holdco LP to purchase approximately 55 miles of 138-kV transmission lines and related facilities from an Oklahoma electric cooperative for about $19.3 million.
Indiana American Water acquires Charlestown Water System in southern Indiana
Indiana American Water Co. Inc. has completed its approximately $13.4 million acquisition of the municipal water utility Charlestown Water in southern Indiana, the company said.
Rocky Mountain completes sale of 107-MW coal-fired Mont. plant
Rocky Mountain Power LLC completed the sale of the 107-MW Hardin power plant to a subsidiary of Big Horn Datapower Holdings LLC.
EDF Renewables closes 2nd leg of wind farm sale
EDF Renewables Inc. has closed the sale a tax equity stake in the 100-MW Stoneray wind facility in Pipestone and Murray counties, Minn., to BAL Investment & Advisory Inc.
Eneco expands charging station business with Flow Nederland acquisition
Dutch company Eneco Groep NV unit Eneco eMobility has acquired 100% shares of Flow Nederland BV, adding approximately 2,000 active charging stations and 4,500 charging cards to its portfolio. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Report: EDP to reveal plans to sell some of its Portuguese energy assets
EDP - Energias de Portugal SA plans to announce the sale of part of its Portuguese power generation portfolio to support its renewable energy growth plans, Reuters reported, citing sources close to the matter.
Linde completes sale of Linde North America
German gas giant Linde AG completed the sale of Linde North America Inc. to MG Industries GmbH.
Rolls-Royce mulls sale of civil nuclear business
Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is exploring the sale of its civil nuclear business, potentially dealing the latest blow to the U.K.'s faltering nuclear power industry.
FERC approves StepStone to acquire upstream interest in sPower
FERC has authorized a fund managed by investment firm StepStone Group LP to acquire an ownership interest in sPower.
Pennsylvania American Water acquires wastewater system in Chester County
Pennsylvania American Water Co. acquired the wastewater system assets of Sadsbury Township in Chester County, Pa., for about $8.6 million.