Virescent to acquire Godawari Green Energy’s 50 MW solar thermal plant

 Godawari Power and Ispat Limited (GPIL) is on the verge of selling its 50-megawatt (MW) solar based thermal power plant to new entrant Virescent Infrastructure Investment Manager in the coming days. The senior leadership has held that the size of the total deal is about Rs 665 crore. The key reason forwarded by the company […]

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KKR Backed Virescent Infra InvIT Raises Rs 460 Crores

Virescent Infrastructure, the renewable energy platform sponsored by global investment firm KKR, has set up India’s first renewable energy infrastructure investment trust (“InvIT”), Virescent Renewable Energy Trust (“VRET”). VRET has raised Rs 460 crores (US$62 million) from a group of foreign and domestic investors. Leading the transaction, on behalf of its clients, is Alberta Investment […]

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IndiGrid InvIT Completes Rs 660 crore Acquisition Of Fotowatio’s India Solar Assets

IndiGrid, the Infrastructure investment trust (InvIT) has announced  the formal acquisition of the entire stake in two solar energy assets with cumulative capacity of 100 MW from Spanish developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) at an enterprise value of Rs 660 crore. The firm had actually made a regulatory filing on these back in December 2020. […]

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PowerGrid InvIT’s Rs 7735 Cr IPO to Open at Rs 99-100/Unit Price Band

The PowerGrid Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) has fixed a price band of Rs 99-100 per unit for its Rs 7,735 crore initial share sale, which will open for public subscription on April 29, 2021. The issue will close on May 3, 2021, and the bidding for anchor investors will open on April 28, 2021, according […]

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NTPC Planning for Renewable InvIT in JV With NIIF

NTPC is mulling over creating a JV with the central governments’ strategic investment fund NIIF to set up a renewable InvIT. State-owned power giant NTPC Ltd has proposed that it is mulling over creating a joint venture company with the central governments’ strategic investment fund NIIF to set up a renewable infrastructure investment trust (InvIT). As […]

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Rising Market Cap Fuels Acquisition Ambitions For US Renewable Energy Firms

Early in October this year, NextEra Energy, a renewable energy firm with almost 18 GW of solar and wind plants till last year, overtook Exxon Mobil in market cap for the first time ever. The event marked both the rising tide for renewable energy firms seen as leading the new energy transition, and the mark […]

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Tata Power Provides Update on InvIT for its Renewables Business

Tata Power in its latest regulatory filing has provided an update on the process of creation of an InvIT for its renewables business Tata Power, in its latest regulatory filing, has stated that as a part of its growth strategy, the Company has taken several steps to deleverage the balance sheet and improve the capital […]

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Cabinet Approves Asset Monetisation of PGCIL Subsidiaries Through InvIT

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a path breaking reform, has approved monetisation of assets of POWERGRID (PGCIL), a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Power, through Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) model. This is the first time any PSU in Power Sector will undertake asset recycling […]

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Sterlite Power Drops 14.7% Stake in IndiGrid for Rs 840 Crore

Sterlite Power has sold 14.7 percent stake it held in India Grid Trust (IndiGrid) for Rs 840 crore to institutional and HNI investors. Sterlite Power, a leading global power transmission player, has announced that it has sold 14.7 percent stake it held in India Grid Trust (IndiGrid) for Rs 840 crore (unit price of Rs 98) to […]

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