Fortum to sell 54% stake in India solar portfolio

Finland’s Fortum has signed an agreement to sell a 54% share of its solar power company that operates four solar plants in India, with an aggregate capacity of 185MW, to UK Climate Investments (UKCI) (40%) and Elite Alfred Berg (14%).

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.

Indian solar asset sellers getting ‘desperate’

Many developers with solar assets in India are looking to sell their portfolios. Some of them have been in the market for a long time and are under pressure from their investors to find an exit, according to the head of consultancy firm Bridge to India.