Norway’s Statkraft to buy UK firm Solarcentury in £118m deal

The energy firm will gain access to a 6GW pipeline in South America and Europe, including the UK, Spain, France, Greece and Italy

Iberdrola buys US firm PNM Resources in $8.3bn deal

It says the integration into its subsidiary Avangrid will create the third-largest renewable energy operator in the US

Biffa buys Simply Waste Solutions in £35m deal

The acquisition is in line with Biffa’s strategy to grow its industrial and commercial operations and its ambition to create the UK’s most efficient, low carbon collection operation

France’s ENGIE sells 29.9% stake in Suez to Veolia

Veolia confirms its intention to file a voluntary public takeover bid on the remaining Suez share capital to complete the merger of the two companies

Ørsted divests business customer portfolio to Total Gas and Power

The move comes as the Danish energy giant works to shrink its downstream operations and focus on building, owning and operating renewable generation assets

British Gas buys failing supplier Robin Hood Energy’s customer base

The failing supplier, run by Nottingham City Council, has made around 230 staff redundant

Chevron buys Noble Energy for $5bn in stock, amid worst oil price crash in history

The deal will allow the oil giant to strengthen its position in the Eastern Mediterranean

Inspired Energy buys Ignite Energy in £11m deal

The company is taking over the outstanding 60% of Ignite Energy that it didn’t already own

Octopus Renewables buys 16.8MW of new wind capacity in UK

The two sites, located in South Lanarkshire and Northamptonshire, generate electricity to supply more than 17,000 UK homes

British and Dutch investors snap up German offshore windfarm

The offshore wind farm has 66 turbines and will generate enough power for half a million homes