Weekly renewables M&A round-up (Dec 11-15)

Renewables Now covered M&A stories about Shell, Nel, Lightsource bp, McPhy and others in the past…

New ESO platform to improve batteries’ role in UK grid balancing

This week, the National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) launched the first stage of its new…

Iberdrola to repower four 20-year-old-plus wind farms in Spain

Spanish utility Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE) said on Thursday that it will repower its first four onshore…

Lhyfe inaugurates 5-MW green H2 plant in Brittany

French green hydrogen developer Lhyfe (EPA:LHYFE) announced today that it has commissioned another green hydrogen production…

Spain’s Solarpack names Sajay K.V. as its India CEO

Spanish renewables developer-operator Solarpack said on Tuesday that it has appointed Sajay K. V. to serve…

Scatec secures IFC financing for more solar, battery leasing in Africa

Release by Scatec, the solar leasing business of Norwegian renewable power producer Scatec ASA (OSL:SCATC), has…

Essar signs MoU with Gujarat govt for 1-GW green hydrogen project

Indian investment company Essar Global Fund Limited on Thursday announced the signing of three memoranda of…

Sandbrook raises USD 1.5bn for climate infrastructure fund

Energy infrastructure-focused private investment firm Sandbrook Capital has raised USD 1.5 billion (EUR 1.36bn) for its…

Itochu, Hive to partner on green ammonia in South Africa

Japanese trader Itochu Corp (TYO:8001) and Hive Hydrogen South Africa have signed a memorandum of cooperation…

Vestas, Siemens Gamesa partner to standardise tower transport equipment

Wind turbine manufacturing rivals Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy have entered…

Spain’s Solaria says it pays EUR 0.093/watt for solar panels

Spanish solar power producer Solaria Energia y Medio Ambiente SA (BME:SLR) said on Thursday that it…

Ilmatar starts building 186-MW wind farm in Finland

Finnish renewable energy developer and producer Ilmatar Energy announced today it has kicked off construction works…

Suzlon wins 100.8-MW wind turbine order in Gujarat

Indian wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy Ltd (BOM:532667) on Friday said it has received a 100.8-MW…

HIF files new EIS for disputed USD-500m wind project in Chile

Global alternative fuels producer HIF Global on Thursday filed a new environmental impact study (EIS) for…

Mingyang touts production of 20-MW offshore wind turbine

China’s Mingyang Smart Energy Group Ltd (SHA:601615) has touted production of the world’s largest offshore wind…

Axpo’s Italian business to focus on large-scale solar

Swiss power producer and energy trader Axpo Holding AG on Thursday said its Italian activities will…

Construction starts at 216-MW solar-storage site in S Africa

French energy firm TotalEnergies SE (EPA:TTE) announced the start of construction works on a 216-MW solar…

Westbridge sells 230-MW solar project in Alberta to Mytilineos

Canadian solar developer Westbridge Renewable Energy Corp (CVE:WEB) said on Thursday that it has closed the…

Vestas, Mitsubishi to build Louisiana’s 1st offshore wind farms

Regulators in Louisiana have approved operating agreements allowing Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) of Denmark and…

US Treasury proposes rules to incentivise clean energy manufacturing

The US Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on Thursday released their proposed…

Statkraft to buy 450-MW Scottish pumped storage project

Norwegian renewables company Statkraft A/S today announced an agreement to buy a 450-MW pumped storage hydropower…