Talen EnergyCorp. on April 1 said it closed the of two hydroelectric plants inPennsylvania to a subsidiary of BrookfieldRenewable Energy Partners LP for $860 million.
The sold facilities are the Holtwood project in Lancaster County andLake Wallenpaupackplant in the Pocono Mountain region, with a combined generating capacity of 292MW. The total purchaseprice is subject to customary post-closing adjustments.
The sale completes the asset divestitures within thePJM Interconnection LLCenergy market required by a December 2014 FERC approving the transactions thatresulted in the formation of Talen Energy, which was split off from
RBC Capital Markets served as financial adviser to TalenEnergy, while Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP acted as transaction counsel.