London-based investor buys two Finnish wind farms

An investment fund run by a London-based investor group has agreed to buy two wind farms in northern Finland. Impax Asset Management will purchase the pre-construction stage projects – with a total capacity of 75MW – from their co-developers, Finnish utility Fortum and state-owned land administrator Metsahallitus. The Kuolavaara-Keulakkopää project will consist of 17 turbines […]

New solar investment fund seeks to raise £150m

A UK investor group focused on buying solar projects is looking to raise £150 million by launching a new investment fund on the London Stock Exchange. Bluefield Partners announced its plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) of shares this summer through its Solar Income Fund. The fund will focus on large-scale agricultural and […]

Greencoat UK Wind raises £260m

A UK investment fund focused on buying wind farms in Britain has successfully raised £260 million and hit its maximum target on the London Stock Exchange. Managed by Greencoat Capital, the infrastructure fund had initially planned to raise £205 million to buy six wind farms from energy companies SSE and RWE, with a total capacity […]