US storage space player offloads stake

Nov 23, 2021 01:16 PM ET
  • Apollo Funds will obtain 50% share in Broad Reach Power from existing capitalist EnCap as well as its partners
US storage space player offloads stake
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The financiers in United States energy storage space developer Broad Reach Power have actually consented to market a 50% stake to funds handled by Apollo.

The Apollo Funds will certainly obtain the stake from existing investor EnCap Investments and its co-investment partners Yorktown Partners as well as Mercuria Energy.

EnCap and also its co-investment partners will keep the other 50% stake and also, together with the Apollo Funds, devote to spend up to $400m of additional equity to fund Broad Reach's ongoing development as well as growth pipeline.

Broad Reach has more than 1.4 gigawatt hrs of storage space possessions in operation or incomplete and manages a 21GW portfolio of utility-scale wind, solar and energy storage space power jobs across the country.

" At Apollo we have actually been extremely active in the energy transition, and we are thrilled to join EnCap in this investment in Broad Reach, which in our sight is the premier energy storage leader in the United States," stated Geoff Strong, senior partner as well as co-head of facilities and natural deposits at Apollo.

" Broad Reach has actually a scaled, high-performing platform that is well positioned for strong continued development, specifically as the change to even more recurring clean energy increases volatility and drives demand for energy storage space."

Corinne Still, principal at Apollo, commented "This purchase joins Apollo with a fantastic investor group that has demonstrated considerable sentence, dedication, and success in developing a huge and nimble clean energy platform.

" We look forward to jointly supporting Steve and his group in their future growth."

EnCap has been just one of the most hostile pioneer financiers in the fast-growing United States battery storage service.

EnCap's energy transition platform developed Broad Reach in 2019 by uniting specialists with substantial experience in battery storage systems as well as proven programmers with lengthy track records in renewables.

The procurement by the Apollo Funds will likewise represent the initial sale by EnCap's $1.2 bn Energy Transition Fund I.

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