NRG Energy acquired by Global Infrastructure Partners.

NRG Energy acquired by Global Infrastructure Partners.

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading global, independent infrastructure investor, announced today that its third equity fund, Global Infrastructure Partners III, has agreed to acquire NRG Energy, Inc.’s (NYSE: NRG) integrated U.S. renewable energy platform, including its controlling stake and 46% economic interest in NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE: NYLD; market capitalization: $3.2 billion) as well […]

FERC to help solar and wind by removing barrier to energy storage.

FERC to help solar and wind by removing barrier to energy storage.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission unanimously voted Thursday morning to remove long-standing barriers to energy storage in power markets, an emerging technology that can solve renewable energy’s most persistent problem: how to use it when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing. The FERC order requires regional grid operators, the Regional Transmission Organizations […]

Glennmont seeks more than 500MW of investment opportunities in clean energy.

Glennmont seeks more than 500MW of investment opportunities in clean energy.

Glennmont Partners has expanded its investment capacity in the clean energy infrastructure space and now has three funds under management – these are Fund I (2010) and Fund II (2013), which are fully invested, and now a new third Fund (2017).  Opportunities are being sought for a portfolio of clean energy infrastructure projects in Europe. […]

Partners Group sells stake in Japan Solar, a 610MW platform of Japanese solar power assets.

Partners Group sells stake in Japan Solar, a 610MW platform of Japanese solar power assets.

Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has sold its stake in Japan Solar, a 610MW platform of Japanese solar power assets, on behalf of its clients. The stake was sold to a consortium led by Global Infrastructure Partners (“GIP”), generating a blended gross return of 3.2x on the original investment for Partners Group’s […]

Sungrow Turnkey Station Powers 1.5MW Floating PV Plant in Japan.

Sungrow Turnkey Station Powers 1.5MW Floating PV Plant in Japan.

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced recently that it has successfully installed its 2MW SG2000MV turnkey station and waterproof combiner box for a floating PV plant on the Mitakabe Pond in Sanuki-shi Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. Japan, known for its scarcity of open land, has seen the growing use of water ponds […]

FMO invests USD 25 million in JCM Power.

FMO invests USD 25 million in JCM Power.

FMO has committed to invest up to US$25 million in JCM Power. JCM Power is a Canadian-based renewable energy independent power producer developing and operating renewable energy projects in Africa, Latin America and South Asia. JCM Power aims to establish long-term partnerships with local communities, governments and financial institutions to build and operate clean energy […]

Vector Green Energy bfs a solar park in Madhya Pradesh.

Vector Green Energy bfs a solar park in Madhya Pradesh.

Indian firm Vector Green Energy Pvt Ltd has purchased a 40-MW portfolio of grid-connected solar parks in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. The acquired assets are owned and operated by New Delhi-based power plants operator IL&FS Energy. The value of the transaction, confirmed to Mercom by Aditya Aggarwal, partner – infrastructure at IDFC Alternatives, […]

LONGi Solar to Set up Module Manufacturing Facility in India.

LONGi Solar to Set up Module Manufacturing Facility in India.

Chinese solar products manufacturer LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd, along with its wholly-owned subsidiary LONGi Solar, the world’s leading manufacturer of mono cells and modules, has announced plans to expand its solar cell and module factory in India’s Andhra Pradesh region to meet the country’s rapidly-rising demand for solar energy and to increase LONGi’s overseas sales. Responding […]

Innergex completes $1.1 billion acquisition of Alterra Power.

Innergex completes $1.1 billion acquisition of Alterra Power.

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. completed the previously disclosed acquisition of Alterra Power Corp. by way of an arrangement agreement pursuant to which Innergex acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Alterra for an aggregate consideration of $1.1 billion, including the assumption of Alterra’s debt. Innergex’s acquisition of Alterrra, its largest and most […]

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