ReNew Power buys Ostro Energy

This strategic investment helps ReNew Power further consolidate its position in the fast-growing, Indian clean energy sector.

ReNew Power

Clean energy firm, ReNew Power has acquired Ostro Energy for an undisclosed amount.

The company said in a statement that, “This strategic investment helps ReNew Power further consolidate its position in the fast-growing, Indian clean energy sector.”

Concurrent with this transaction, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is investing an additional USD 247 million to support ReNew Power’s financing for this acquisition.

As a result, the CPPIB’s combined investment in ReNew Power now stands at USD 391 million, following an earlier investment of USD 144 million in January 2018, the company further said.

Currently, ReNew has assets of more than 4,500 MW, which include a commissioned capacity of around 2,800 MW, while Ostro Energy has a total capacity of more than 1,100 MW, out of which nearly 850 MW is already commissioned.

With the acquisition the company’s combined capacity will now exceed 5,600 MW, it said.

“ReNew Power’s growth has been mostly organic till now. This is the largest acquisition for the company till date and reinforces its already strong position in the Indian market,” the company said.

Ostro Energy’s assets are spread across Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.

“The Ostro portfolio is also diversified by off takers and also original equipment manufacturers, further complementing the ReNew Power portfolio,” the company added.

Source: PTI

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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