Foresight Group, a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager headquartered in London, announced the completion of the acquisition of the 50MW solar PV plant in the municipality of Puebla de Guzman in south-west Spain, Andalusia, from Spanish EPC contractor, Solaer Group.
Panasonic Corporation announced it has reached an agreement with GS-Solar (China) Company Ltd. to collaborate in the photovoltaic business. Under the agreement, Panasonic will transfer its solar manufacturing subsidiary, Panasonic Energy Malaysia, to GS-Solar, while separating its photovoltaic research and development function in order to establish a new company with the Chinese partner. Panasonic and GS-Solar will jointly operate and invest in this new company in Japan.
UAE-based leading solar developer Yellow Door Energy announced in January that it had raised $65 million in Series A financing to scale its investments in solar energy and energy efficiency solutions in the Middle East and Africa. This is one of the Middle East’s largest private placements in distributed solar.