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NextEnergy Solar Fund acquires UK solar portfolio
European yieldcos eye further expansion
Three European renewable energy investment firms, with a focus on generating high dividend payouts, have announced plans to raise substantial amounts of new capital.
NextEnergy solar plans £100m equity raise and overseas growth
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF), a UK-listed yieldco, aims to raise a further £100 million ($127 million) from a placement of new shares this month. The company is also seeking approval from its shareholders to invest outside the UK, for the first time.
Yieldco NESF secures £150m debt facility
UK yieldco NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has secured a £150 million ($186 million) long-term debt facility from a syndicate of lenders.
NextEnergy Capital buys Italian solar portfolio
NextEnergy Capital has acquired a 16.6MW portfolio of six Italian solar farms for an undisclosed fee from Italian developer Veronagest.
NextEnergy raises £115.3m through oversubscribed share issuance
UK yieldco NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has raised £115.3 million ($142.3 million) through the issuance of 110.3 million ordinary shares, exceeding its original target of 100 million shares.
NESF to double in size under share issuance programme
UK yieldco NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has been given the go ahead by shareholders to issue more than £350 million ($426 million) in shares over the coming year.
EF BRIEFS: Washington State, NextEnergy, Entra, Societe Generale, Los Angeles
Washington state's long-awaited carbon market will begin next year, the state's Department of Ecology has confirmed.
EF BRIEFS: NESF, Vivint Solar, Mosaic
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has launched the sixth and final tap of its share issuance programme launched last month, raising £5.8 million ($7.6 million).