Octopus Investments has expanded the landmark £484 million solar portfolio refinancing it closed earlier this year, further expanding the biggest deal of its kind in the European solar sector.
Corporate Finance News News
Scatec Solar ASA has successfully completed a NOK750 million (US$92 million) senior unsecured green bond issue with maturity in November 2021.
Canadian Solar Inc. has announced that a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company and a few subsidiaries of Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd., one of Israel's five largest insurance and finance groups, entered into a joint venture agreement with the aim to invest in the development, financing, construction and ownership of solar power projects in Israel.
Innogy has signed a stand-alone credit agreement of €2 billion and has issued its inaugural corporate green bond of €850 million (US$1 billion) to refinance wind energy projects in Europe
The Abraaj Group, a leading investor operating in growth markets, and ENGIE, a leading multinational utility company and the largest global independent power producer, have announced a partnership to build a wind platform in India.
Eight19 has announced it has received £1.3 million (US$1.7 million) of investment. Lucros Investment (Netherlands) joined existing investors IP Group, Clarium and Providence in the round.
Cypress Creek Renewables, an integrated renewable energy firm, has secured a US$450 million facility from a consortium of investors including Temasek. Proceeds will be utilized to support the ongoing development, construction and acquisition of solar assets located throughout the United States.
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) invested has invested €25 million (US$29 million) in subscribing to Lithuania’s first green bond issuance made by the country’s leading energy company Lietuvos Energija.
Building Energy 1 Holdings plc (Building Energy), a global, vertically integrated, renewables-focused independent power producer will receive around €70 million (US$81 million) from ZZ Capital International Ltd (ZZCI) and Zhongzhi Capital (ZZC). The investment was structured through the subscription for mandatorily convertible bonds and equity interests.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has invested INR 6.67 billion (US$103 million) in L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd. by subscribing to the first official Green Bonds in India.
Ancala Partners LLP, an independent mid-market infrastructure investment manager, has announced that it has raised £51 million (US$63.6 million) of debt facilities for Green Highland Hydro (GHH), the asset ownership vehicle for hydroelectric power assets developed by Green Highland Renewables (GHR).
Canadian Solar Inc. has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Canadian Solar Projects K.K. has entered into a 3-year credit agreement for JPY4 billion (US$36 million) with Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited (SMFL), a member of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group.
Scatec Solar ASA has raised approximately NOK380 million (US$45 million) in gross proceeds through a private placement consisting of 9,380,000 new shares at a price of NOK40.50 (US$4.79) per share.
Sunnova Energy Corporation, a residential solar service provider in the U.S., has announced it has obtained US$80 million in tax equity funding commitments from U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC) which will enable the development of new residential solar projects with a total value of more than US$200 million.
Canadian Solar Inc. has announced that it has received US$20 million unsecured funding from the China and Portuguese-speaking Countries Cooperation and Development Fund (CPDFund) to support the development of eligible projects in Brazil, including the 191 MWp Pirapora I Project in the state of Minas Gerais.
Carnegie Clean Energy Limited has announced that it has received firm commitments for a AUD5 million (US$3.74 million) capital raise via the issue of AUD0.08 (US0.06) per share convertible notes which will be used to refinance an existing AUD500,000 working capital bank facility currently in place with its 100% owned solar/battery microgrid developer Energy Made Clean Pty Ltd.
As part of its efforts to scale up private sector-led infrastructure development in Asia and the Pacific and boost support for clean energy, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a new US$390 million financing package for ReNew Power to develop renewable energy projects in India. The financing will assist 7 special purpose vehicles owned by ReNew Power, the first of which has also been signed.