NextEnergy Acquires First Asset in India, Solar Plant From IBC SOLAR

Jul 8, 2020 04:05 PM ET
  • NextPower III, NextEnergy Capital's third institutional solar fund, has actually finished its initial acquisition in India-- a 27.4 MWp plant in Odisha from IBC SOLAR
NextEnergy Acquires First Asset in India, Solar Plant From IBC SOLAR

NextPower III, NextEnergy Capital's 3rd institutional solar fund, has introduced that it has finished its first purchase in India. The fund has gotten a 27.4 MWp plant in Odisha from IBC SOLAR Energy GmbH, the worldwide task division of IBC SOLAR AG, a leading worldwide system house for photovoltaics (PV) and also energy storage space based in Germany. IBC SOLAR constructed the plant and also operated it since May 2018.

The plant gain from a lasting power acquisition contract (PPA) in position with an investment-grade off-taker (AA+ ranked), with a term of 25 years with 100 percent of the revenues got

NextPower III's capacity in operation and incomplete, throughout 6 tasks is now 385 MWp in numerous locations, as well as it has 8 more tasks under exclusivity with a complete ability of circa 800 MWp.

Filinto Martins, Managing Director as well as Head of NextPower III, said "this purchase permits NextPower III to additional increase its existence worldwide and also enter the Asia Pacific market where we have actually secured a pipeline of additional opportunities. The purchase is one more possibility to implement on an operating possession in a very carefully chosen country (where the NextEnergy Capital Group has existed for over two years with its property management firm WiseEnergy), at eye-catching risk-adjusted returns. India has a solid concentrate on the transition to renewable energy as well as we are proud to play a significant component because."

NextPower III's financial investment technique is to get solar power plants at the ready-to-build status or in operation across high-growth global markets. The investment group is presently concentrating its initiatives to enhance the profiles in its carefully chosen locations consisting of the USA, Latin America, Southern Europe, as well as India, where NPIII has continuous transactions and anticipates to announce more purchases during the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Aldo Beolchini, Managing Partner and also Chief Investment Officer, said "we are especially happy to introduce this purchase in the swiftly increasing Indian solar market, which currently has one of the world's biggest development plans in renewable energy. It bears witness the international implementation capacities of the NextEnergy Capital group, particularly in the existing challenging company climate, which the team has been able to browse efficiently. We remain to check the COVID-19 situation as well as are very delighted with just how robust and resilient our NextPower III fund has remained in this setting. We get on track to construct a target profile for NextPower III of around 2.5 GW set up solar capacity throughout carefully selected locations."

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