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October Top 10 Players in Green Energy

1: Can BrightSource Energy’s John Woolard do anything wrong? BrightSource Energy’s chief executive was a deal-making machine in October, notably gaining a $300 million investment by NRG Energy in the Ivanpah solar project and inking a partnership with French company Alstom to build power plants in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The company…

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The Week In Green Energy: Got Projects, Need Funding

There�s a trend that’s been fueling a lot of merger and acquisition deals, not just this week but over the past couple of years (since the dark days of September 2008). It goes something like this: Small, promising renewable energy developer with promising technology or project pipeline but a balance sheet too thin to interest…

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PE Terra Firma Buys Italian Solar PV Developer

London-based Terra Firma has acquired solar photovoltaic developer Rete Rinnovabile from Terna, the Italian grid operator.

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The Week In Green Energy: Storms on the Horizon?

Week of May 17 – to – May 21, 2010 Could the House help siphon off the venture capital dollars, which over the past few years have helped sustain cutting-edge renewable energy companies?� As Congress pushed this week to pass legislation that would tax the gains partners at private equity and venture capital funds earn…

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Infinis Acquires Scottish And Southern Energy Windfarm For �53.8M

Infinis, the clean energy company backed by London private equity firm Terra Firma, announced today its acquisition of Scottish and Southern Energy’s (SSE) wholly-owned 30-megawatt Ardrossan Wind farm for �28.1m ($40.5 million) in cash and outstanding debt of �25.7m. The total transaction is valued at �53.8m.

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