Actis buys 194MW solar portfolio from Shapoorji Pallonji

Sprng Energy, an India-focused renewable energy arm of London-based investor Actis, has acquired a 194MW operational solar portfolio from Mumbai headquartered conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital (SP Infra) in order to grow its India PV portfolio.

Italian oil giant invests in Australian solar

Eni Australia, a subsidiary of Italian oil and gas firm Eni, which has been active in Australia since 2000, has acquired a 33.7MW construction-ready solar-plus-storage project in the Northern Territory of Australia, from Katherine Solar, a joint venture between Australia’s Epuron and the UK-based Island Green Power.

Padaeng Industry bags 30MW Thai solar portfolio

Thai energy and waste management firm Padaeng Industry (PDI) has acquired a portfolio of six operational solar PV farms in Thailand with a combined capacity of 30MW from Armstrong Asset Management and Dragon Capital for a total of THB1.3 billion (US$39 million).

Dominion eyes four North Carolina solar projects

Dominion Energy has acquired two 5MW solar plants and plans to purchase two other solar farms totalling roughly 10MW later in Q3 this year from subsidiaries of local firm Strata Solar.

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.