CPPIB invests US$144 Million in ReNew Power

Global investment management organisation Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has acquired a 6.3% stake in Indian renewables developer ReNew Power Ventures from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for US$144 million.

GIP closes record Equis Energy acquisition

Fund manager Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and its co-investors have closed on their previously announced acquisition of 100% of the equity interest in renewable energy developer Equis Energy, in what is the largest renewable energy generation deal in history.

sPower sold to AES and AIMCo for US$1.6 billion

The US$1.6 billion sale of major US utility-scale solar developer and operator FTP Power LLC (sPower) to AES Corporation and Canada-based investment manager Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) has been completed.

IDFC Alternatives set to buy 190MW of First Solar’s India assets

The Indian arm of US-based PV developer and thin-film specialist First Solar has agreed to sell 190MW(AC) out of 200MW(AC) of its operational PV plants in India to a private equity fund represented by Indian firm IDFC Alternatives, according to a First Solar spokesperson.

Tata Power completes acquisition of Welspun Renewables

Indian energy firm Tata Power has completed its acquisition of Welspun Renewables Energy Private Limited (WREPL) and appointed Chetan Tolia as chief executive and executive director of WREPL, according to a Tata statement.