Actis sells African renewables business
People Moves: Deka Investment, RCG, E3G and Actis
Deka Investment, a subsidiary of German DekaBank with €282.9 billion (€320 billion) assets under management, has appointed Ingo Speich as head of sustainability and corporate governance.
Lekela seals financial close of Senegal’s first utility-scale wind farm
Renewables platform Lekela Power has reached financial close for the first ever utility-scale wind project in Senegal.
Mainstream secures $177.5m for African renewables
Irish clean energy specialist Mainstream Renewable Power has raised $177.5 million for Lekela Power, its joint venture in Africa.
Profile: Actis on why renewables make sense in emerging markets
The private equity firm has found that when it comes to making energy investments in emerging markets, clean energy is the way forward. Peter Cripps reports
EF BRIEFS: Downing, Lekela, Recurrent Energy, Enbridge, Climate Bonds Initiative, GRI, Global CCS Institute, IETA
London-based investment firm Downing will invest £20 million ($30 million) in biomass projects as part of a joint venture with developer Strand Energy.
Mainstream and Actis form $1.9bn Africa renewables 'platform'
Project developer Mainstream Renewable Power and emerging market private equity firm Actis have teamed up to form a $1.9 billion pan-African renewable energy platform.