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German offshore wind farm atrracts new investors

London-listed renewable energy infrastructure investment company Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) is to acquire 36% equity interest in Merkur Offshore, a 396MW offshore wind farm located in the German North Sea. At completion, (expected in H1 2020), TRIG will sell-down a share to minority co-investors managed by…

SmartestEnergy acquires NHH supply specialist

SmartestEnergy has acquired small business energy supplier Dual Energy, a company it had provided with wholesale market access services since Dual started up nine years ago.  SmartestEnergy said the acquisition would complement its existing I&C electricity supply business, adding smaller…

EC grants €530M for Celtic Interconnector

A €530.7 million grant for the construction phase of the 700MW Celtic Interconnector Project has been formally signed. The Celtic Interconnector is an EU Project of Common Interest (PCI) which will provide the first electricity interconnection between Ireland and France. The total…

Utility connections company wins funding

Multi-utility service provider Aptus Utilities, has won funding of £12.8 million from private equity firm WestBridge to assist with its growth and expansion plans. Further finance was provided by OakNorth Bank. Established in 2010, Aptus provides design, build, install and…