Enegia to strengthen its partnerships and sharpen its energy management operations

On 30th of October Enegia has concluded a transaction with Caverion Finland on the transfer of its remote property management operations to Caverion Finland. Concurrently, the companies have reached a partnership agreement on the sales and delivery of energy data management and energy efficiency services.

The global energy industry is experiencing unprecedented changes as a result of digitalisation and shifts in the consumption and production of energy. Enegia’s strategy is to position itself at the centre of these changes. As a result of the transaction, Enegia is able to clarify its operations and focus its energy management business on the EnerKey energy data management services. Enegia is already the leading provider in Finland in this field, and EnerKey offers the best potential for future growth and expansion.

“A partnership with Caverion is ideal for Enegia’s strategy. On the one hand, it brings Enegia new opportunities to grow our EnerKey business, both in Finland and internationally. On the other hand, the remote management services have better potential to develop in Caverion’s management, as part of a larger portfolio and strengthened by the resources Caverion is able to invest in the services,” states Kalle Ahlstedt, CEO of Enegia, of the new agreement.

Together, Enegia and Caverion provide property owners with the most comprehensive selection of energy efficiency services available. Enegia is a leading European provider of energy market and energy reporting services, and its EnerKey software is the most widely used tool in the Nordic countries for the management of energy efficiency services. Caverion is a leading European provider of energy management services and PPP/ESCO/EPC projects. By combining these fields, clients of the two companies have the opportunity to benefit from leading-edge tools and expertise, from the setting of objectives to the planning, implementation and monitoring of projects.

“The megatrends of digitalisation and energy efficiency are combined in the new partnership and asset deal.  Digitalisation also means faster response times and better service. Together with Enegia, we offer our clients an extensive portfolio of digital services for energy data processing and remote property management,” says Ville Tamminen, Head of Division Finland at Caverion.

Caverion designs, builds, operates and maintains user-friendly and energy-efficient technical solutions for buildings, industries and infrastructures. Our services are used in commercial and residential buildings, industrial plants, public sector properties and infrastructure. Our aim is to ensure business continuity and safety, healthy and pleasant surroundings and the optimal performance and cost management of properties. Our vision is to be a leading European provider of advanced and sustainable life cycle solutions for buildings and industries. Our strengths include technological expertise and comprehensive services, covering all technical disciplines throughout the entire life cycles of properties and industrial plants. Our revenue in 2016 was approximately EUR 2.4 billion. Caverion has approximately 17,000 employees in 12 countries in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe. Caverion’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

www.caverion.com Twitter: @CaverionGroup

Enegia is one of the leading Nordic independent expert organisations for the energy industry. The company has over 20,000 corporate and public sector clients. Over half of the 100 largest Finnish companies use Enegia’s services, and the net sales of our solutions business in 2016 was approximately EUR 16.8 million. Enegia’s electricity trade volume is 20 TWh, corresponding to approximately one quarter of Finland’s electricity use.  Enegia’s EnerKey is the leading energy data and energy process management system in the Nordic countries. The system is used by approximately 300 organisations to manage energy consumption information from 60,000 meters in 13,000 properties. Enegia is majority-owned by the Finnish private equity firm Vaaka Partners Oy.

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EV Private Equity invests in Ashmin and Workover Solutions

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Ashmin, founded in 2003 by Doc Gunther, a respected engineer of downhole drilling tools, announced the completion of an investment of $15,000,000 from EV Private Equity into Ashmin and its sister company Workover Solutions. The funds will be primarily used to accelerate broad commercialization of Ashmin’s proprietary downhole tools including drilling motors and friction reduction tools; and to continue the rapid growth of Workover Solution in providing thru-tubing services for well completion and intervention.

“Ashmin has a solid track-record of developing premium, reliable drilling and well intervention/completion tools,” said Neil Fletcher, who was recently appointed as Ashmin’s CEO. “The investment by EV Private Equity allows us to strengthen the management team and build a rental fleet of our proprietary drilling motors and friction reduction tools to satisfy current customer demand for high performance downhole tools.”

“We believe that backed by its engineering strength, Ashmin is well positioned in a growing market, and we are proud to partner with the current owners and management,” said Espen Strøm, Investment Director with EV Private Equity.

Workover Solutions has grown rapidly in the Northeast since inception in 2015, and the capital from EV Private Equity will allow the company to increase its footprint in NAM.

“We are very excited to receive funding from EV Private Equity, and we are looking forward to the next phase of Ashmin,” said Doc Gunther, Founder of Ashmin.

About Ashmin and Workover Solutions

Ashmin is a recognized leader in product engineering and has delivered unique solutions to the industry for close to 15 years. Ashmin has a strong product portfolio and several novel technologies under development. Workover Solutions has established strong relationships with numerous clients in the Northeast delivering prompt and reliable workover and completion services. Ashmin is headquartered in Conroe, Texas.

For more information visit ashmin.com or workoversolutions.com.

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PSW Group Capping Stack Exercise for new operator – Wellesley Petroleum

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PSW Group has taken a strategic step to provide operators with a capping stack as part of Norwegian Oil & Gas emergency response plans.
PSW Group’s capping stack was mobilized and deployed in Fensfjorden on the 22nd of August, successfully demonstrating the company’s ability to immediately respond to a well control incident.
PSW Group’s capping stack was mobilized and deployed in Fensfjorden on the 22nd of August, successfully demonstrating the company’s ability to immediately respond to a well control incident.

In preparation for their first operated well, Wellesley Petroleum tested the mobilization and deployment procedures of PSW Group’s stack to ensure their well could be capped within a 72 hour target. The exercise not only tested the capping stack and deployment team, but the associated support systems in Wellesley and Well Expertise incident teams.

“The capping stack deployment exercise with our Well Incident Team has increased our knowledge and confidence to react in a well control situation. We are very pleased with the collaborative efforts from all concerned” says Callum Smyth, Country Manager i Wellesley Petroleum.

The capping stack is stored at the PSW Group facilties at Mongstad and has a 24/7 duty team available.

“Our capping stack can be ready at Mongstad quayside within 24 hours of notification. We have the facilities, tools and personnel to maintain, test and mobilise the stack, as well as deploy and install on the relevant well” says Oddbjørn Haukøy, CEO of PSW Group.

 

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Michael Simpson, CEO of Well Expertise

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PSW Group is a company which delivers multidiscipline services to the oil and energy sector, both onshore and offshore, with a strong customer base within subsea and drilling. The company is organised in the following entities: PSW Technology, PSW Solutions, PSW Integrity and PSW Power & Automation. The company is headquartered at the Subsea & Drilling base at Mongstad, and has additional offices at Ågotnes, Bergen, Liverpool and Aberdeen. For more information, please see www.psw.no

 

Wellesley Petroleum is a newly established Norwegian oil and gas operator with an extensive licence portfolio and an active exploration program. The Company has built a team of highly experienced industry professionals and completed their first operated well less than a month after the capping stack deployment exercise. For more information, please see www.wellesley.no

Well Expertise is a well management company with main office in Stavanger providing well planning and operational support aswell as a well incident team and support resources. For more information, please see www.wellexpertise.com

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Ardian and EDF Invest acquire further stake in Geosel from LyondellBasell

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Paris, September 27th 2017 – Transport Stockage Hydrocarbures (TSH), the joint subsidiary of Ardian and EDF Invest, today announces that it has completed the acquisition of a 26.7% stake in oil storage company Géosel from Basell Polyolefines, the multinational manufacturers of polyolefin (LyondellBasell group).

TSH already owned a majority stake in Géosel following the acquisition of a 50.01% stake in the company from Total in 2015. With this latest transaction, TSH now owns 76.7% of Geosel, alongside Petroineos Manufacturing France (19.9%) and Total (3.4%). The exiting shareholder, Basell Polyolefines France, will continue to use Géosel’s infrastructure for its own needs.

With a capacity of almost 9 million cubic meters, Géosel owns a critical site for the management of French national oil reserves. The company is based in Manosque, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (France) and operates underground storage caverns and related pipelines linked to the seaport of Fos, Marseille (France), and the petrochemical facilities of Etang de Berre (Fos, Lavera, France).

TSH, alongside its co-shareholders, aims at preserving the company’s operational excellence and will pursue its long-term development as one of the most important and best performing sites in the sector in Europe.

Commenting on the closing of the deal, Guillaume d’Engremont, Managing Director of EDF Invest and Mathias Burghardt, Head of Ardian Infrastructure, said: “We are very pleased, through TSH, to further strengthen our investment in Géosel and to reinforce our long-term commitment to the sector.”

ABOUT TSH

Starting with the acquisition of a 50% stake in Géosel Manosque SAS (“Géosel”) from Total in December 2015, TSH has been established as an investment platform in the storage and transportation of liquid hydrocarbons in Europe and potentially outside of Europe, benefiting from the strong support of both Ardian and EDF Invest in the long term. Its board of directors is comprised of investment team members of Ardian and EDF Invest that have been involved in the execution and asset management of oil midstream storage assets in multiple countries across Europe, as well as industry veterans and experts with up to 30 years of experience in the transportation and storage of hydrocarbons sector.

ABOUT ARDIAN

Ardian, founded in 1996 and led by Dominique Senequier, is an independent private investment company with assets of US$65bn managed or advised in Europe, North America and Asia. The company, which is majority- owned by its employees, keeps entrepreneurship at its heart and delivers investment performance to its global investors while fuelling growth in economies across the world. Ardian’s investment process embodies three values: excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship.

Ardian maintains a truly global network, with more than 470 employees working through twelve offices in Paris, London, Frankfurt, Milan, Madrid, Zurich, New York, San Francisco, Beijing, Singapore, Jersey, Luxembourg. The company offers its 610 investors a diversified choice of funds covering the full range of asset classes, including Ardian Funds of Funds (primary, early secondary and secondary), Ardian Private Debt, Ardian Buyout (including Ardian Mid Cap Buyout Europe & North America, Ardian Expansion, Ardian Growth and Ardian Co-Investment), Ardian Infrastructure, Ardian Real Estate and Ardian Mandates.

ABOUT EDF INVEST

EDF Invest is the unlisted investment arm of EDF’s Dedicated Assets, the asset portfolio which covers its long-term nuclear decommissioning commitments in France. EDF Invest manages a portfolio of over €5bn equity investments through three asset classes: infrastructure, real estate and private equity.

In addition to TSH, the existing infrastructure portfolio includes stakes in RTE (the French electricity transmission company), Thyssengas (the third largest gas TSO in Germany), Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur (the second largest French airport operator, owned in partnership with Atlantia), TIGF (a gas transport and storage company operating in the South-West of France), Madrileña Red de Gas (the operator of the main gas distribution network in the region of Madrid), Porterbrook (one of the three main rolling stock owning companies in the UK) and Autostrade per I’Italia (the largest toll motorway concession asset in Europe).

ABOUT GÉOSEL

Géosel owns the Manosque underground storage facility in southeastern France and pipelines linking the facility to the oil ports in Fos and Lavéra, also in the same region.

With a capacity of close to 9 million cubic meters, Géosel’s underground liquid hydrocarbon storage facility is one of the largest of its kind in Europe. It represents about 20% of France’s total hydrocarbon storage capacity and is primarily used to store around 40% of the country’s strategic reserves.

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Verus announces acquisition of interest in the Wytch Farm Oilfield

Verus Petroleum is pleased to announce the signing of a Sale & Purchase Agreement (SPA) for the acquisition of a 33.8% interest in the Wytch Farm oil field from Premier Oil. This acquisition adds approximately 5,000 boepd to Verus’s daily production. The Wytch Farm field is located on the south coast of England.

The transaction will be funded by a combination of equity and debt. Verus’s existing lender Nedbank Limited supports the transaction and the existing Reserves Based Lending (RBL) Facility will be amended to increase the facility amount to USD 300 million and to allow for the participation of several additional banks who are also supportive of the transaction.

Commenting on the deal, Verus’s CEO Alan Curran said:

“Verus is pleased to have signed the SPA with Premier Oil. This transaction builds upon our Boa acquisition earlier this year and materially increases our net production to around 7,000 boepd and reserves to approximately 26mmboe. The transaction is consistent with the Verus strategy of expanding our production base and cash flow. Both Boa and Wytch Farm are high quality, low cost, long life assets with strong cash generation. Verus will look to reinvest this cash flow in further production and development opportunities.”

The transaction is subject to the satisfaction or waiver of a number of conditions including Premier shareholder approval, pre-emption rights of existing joint venture partners and regulatory approvals, and is expected to complete by the end of 2017.

Verus is focused on the creation of value through the acquisition of high quality production assets and, over time, through increased exposure to development projects

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EV Private Equity invests in Evolution Engineering

EV Private Equity has invested in Evolution Engineering Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Evolution Engineering, of Calgary, provides products and engineering services to the measurement while drilling market.

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Evolution Engineering Inc. (“Evolution” or “the Company”) today announced the completion of an investment from EV Private Equity. The funds will be used to accelerate the Company’s North American growth and expand product development related to its market leading EVO ONE measurement while drilling (“MWD”) platform and related directional drilling technologies.

“Evolution now has additional resources to pursue its aggressive growth strategy and build on its industry leading directional drilling technologies,” said Paul Crilly, Evolution’s CEO. “The growth capital also positions us to ensure that our customers will continue to benefit from the highest level of product innovation, service and support. In parallel, we will be accelerating our marketing efforts, serving the needs of clients throughout North America and around the world.”

“We are delighted to support the on-going business and vision of Evolution Engineering’s team, whose EVO ONE MWD systems are already enabling the drilling of the industry’s most extreme horizontal wellbores,” said Matthew Anstead, EV Private Equity partner. “We believe that Evolution is well positioned for further growth, particularly in the horizontal shale plays of the US and Canada.”

About Evolution Engineering

Building upon its patented and proven Unified Telemetry platform, Evolution delivers purpose-built MWD products that exceed today’s drilling requirements for performance and reliability. The company’s flagship MWD system, EVO ONE, was built to provide a single, highly reliable MWD tool suitable for every drilling requirement. By designing and manufacturing these systems in-house, Evolution engineered out the most common MWD tool failure modes while combining EM and Mud Pulse technology into a single Unified Telemetry with a one-size-fits-all probe design. By designing extremely reliable, high data rate, large bandwidth communication technology, Evolution is at the forefront of developing the Subsurface Internet TM. Evolution Engineering Inc. is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta and Conroe, Texas.

For more information visit Evolutioneng.com.

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Aquila Capital acquires Danish wind farm

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Aquila Capital has acquired a wind energy project in Denmark near Kappel on Lolland with an installed capacity of over 25 MW. With the acquisition, Aquila Capital’s transaction volume in the wind sector has now surpassed 1,000 MW.

The project consists of seven wind turbines, all of which are 3.6 MW, by Danish manufacturer Vestas. Six of these are V117 turbines and one is a V126 turbine. The project has entered into a long-term full maintenance contract with Vestas. Due to the project being already operational and takeover having occurred subsequent to final technical examination and certification Aquila Capital is not exposed to any construction risk. Seller of the windpark is European Energy AS.

Denmark offers excellent conditions for wind energy investments, as evidenced by average wind speeds of 8.5 m/s at turbine hub height of this project. Operators of wind energy projects in Denmark receive a feed-in premium for a defined number of full-load hours in addition to the market price realised at the Nordpool electricity exchange. In the case of onshore wind turbines, the premium amounts are up to DKK 250/MWh (approximately EUR 34/MWh). In addition, wind farm operators receive compensation for grid stabilisation charges during the first 20 years of operation after grid connection.

Susanne Wermter, Head of Energy & Infrastructure EMEA at Aquila Capital, said: “Due to the conditions of the region, Northern Europe is very attractive for wind energy investments. For the project on Lolland, we were also able to secure one of the last projects to receive a high feed-in premium.”

Roman Rosslenbroich, CEO and Co-Founder of Aquila Capital, said: “The combination of excellent wind ressources with a very transparent support scheme means Denmark offers an attractive diversification to the wind energy projects we manage. Due to the highly professional sector environment and the well-developed market for commercial power purchase agreements, we believe Denmark will continue to offer an appealing environment for professional investments.”

About Aquila Capital

Established in 2001, Aquila Capital is committed to provide institutional investors worldwide with alternative investment solutions in real assets, financial and private markets. Applying a multi-disciplinary investment approach, Aquila Capital’s range of alternative investments is managed by dedicated specialists in their respective asset classes and underpinned by an infrastructure that combines strong operations, stringent corporate governance and a successful track record. Aquila Capital has been dedicated to develop alternative investment solutions since its establishment. Over 200 professionals across eight offices globally are working across the whole value chain of alternative investments to generate stable, positive returns for investors.

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Allianz and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to invest in Gas Natural Fenosa’s gas distribution business in Spain

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Allianz Capital Partners and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”), through its wholly owned subsidiary, CPP Investment Board Europe S.a.r.l., signed an agreement today with Gas Natural Fenosa (“GNF”) to acquire a 20% minority equity interest in its gas distribution business in Spain (“GNDB”).

Allianz Capital Partners, on behalf of the Allianz Group, and CPPIB will invest EUR 1,500 m for the 20% equity interest. The equity investments for Allianz Capital Partners and CPPIB are EUR 600 million and EUR 900 million, respectively. Allianz Capital Partners and CPPIB are long-term infrastructure investors with significant experience investing in regulated utilities, including the gas sector, and with a strong track-record of partnering with strategic investors in infrastructure businesses.

“GNDB represents an attractive opportunity for our customers and is fully aligned with our investment strategy of investing in core infrastructure assets. We are very pleased to be entering into a new partnership with GNF as a leading international energy group and look forward to further strengthening our relationship with GNF and CPPIB and to support the continued success of this high quality business,” said Christian Fingerle, Chief Investment Officer at Allianz Capital Partners.

“GNDB is a core infrastructure asset that fits well with CPPIB’s infrastructure portfolio, providing long-term stable cash flows for the CPP Fund. We look forward to establishing an enduring partnership with GNF and Allianz in this world-class business, and in adding to our investments in Spain,” said Cressida Hogg, Managing Director, Global Head of Infrastructure, CPPIB.

GNDB is the largest gas distribution network in Spain with more than 5.3 million connection points and serving some 1,100 municipalities. It serves a geographically diversified residential and industrial customer base across Spain, providing its customers with access to a cost-efficient, reliable and environmentally friendly source of energy. Post transaction, GNF will continue to own an 80% equity shareholding in GNDB, which will remain a core part of GNF’s portfolio.

Commenting on this agreement, Rafael Villaseca Marco, Chief Executive of GNF, said, “GNDB is a premium asset in the gas sector in Spain and essential part of our investment strategy. We welcome the opportunity to partner with these two well renowned long-term infrastructure investors and continue to invest in further expanding the gas network in Spain and maintaining high efficiency of operations and quality of customer service.”

Completion of the transaction, which is subject to certain regulatory approvals, is expected by January 2018.

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APG and Vasa Vind to build Sweden’s largest onshore wind power project

APG and Vasa Vind announced today the launch into construction of the 288MW Åskalen onshore wind power project. Located in the central Sweden region of Jämtland, the project will comprise 80 Vestas V136 3.6MW turbines, making it the largest onshore wind power project in Sweden. The total construction investment will amount to approximately EUR 300m, and commissioning will be completed in 2020 delivering a total power production close to 1TWh/year, equivalent to 50.000 Swedish households.

The cost to build Scandinavian wind power generation is among the lowest in Europe. The peninsula has strong and steady winds, and its scarce population density allows construction at a larger scale and with higher towers than in most European countries. Thanks to its industrial scale and excellent wind resource, the Åskalen project will be one of the most efficient wind farms in Europe.

In April 2017 Sweden announced the extension of its green certificate system for renewable power until 2030, adding 18TWh to the target to be reached by this date; Åskalen is one of the first projects to be launched in construction after this extension.

Pension funds ABP and PPF APG, the assets of which are managed by APG, will be the owners of the wind farm. This investment will contribute to ABP’s goal of increasing its investments in renewable energy fivefold (to € 5 bln) by 2020. Vasa Vind, a portfolio company of HgCapital’s Renewable Power Partners 2 fund, will be responsible for the construction and operations project management. Vestas will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of the wind farm through a 20-year contract.

Swedbank, Roschier and Sweco advised APG on the transaction. DNB Markets, White & Case, Advokatfirman Oebergs and DNV-GL advised Vasa Vind and HgCapital. DNB Markets also provided long-term hedging for power and Elcertificates.

We are delighted to partner with APG for the construction of this flagship project. After many years spent developing and optimizing this project to make it as competitive as possible, it is very exciting to now move into construction with such a strong financial partner“, said Annette Eriksson, CEO of Vasa Vind.

Dirk Hovers, Sr. Portfolio Manager Infrastructure at APG said: “Our clients’ aim is to increase strongly their investments in renewable energy while contributing to their risk-adjusted financial returns, therefore APG will take a leading role in initiating new projects. Scandinavian power is a strategic area for our infrastructure investments in renewables. We are looking forward to working with Vasa Vind and Vestas to bring into operations this project and add it to our infrastructure portfolio.

Allister Sykes, of HgCapital’s Renewable Power Team added: “Launching Åskalen into construction is a major milestone for our Swedish wind platform. We see ever more opportunities opening up for Vasa Vind to focus on developing more large scale, efficient projects, and further potential for market consolidation“.

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Financial services provider APG Group provides services such as executive consultancy, asset management, pension administration, pension communication and employers services. APG performs these activities on behalf of (pension) funds and employers in the sectors of education, government, construction, cleaning and glass cleaning, housing associations, energy and utility companies, sheltered employment and medical specialists.

APG manages € 452 billion (April 2017) in pension assets for its clients in these sectors. It also offers supplementary income products for individuals as well as the administration of defined contribution schemes for Premium Pension Institutions (PPIs), (company) pension funds, insurance companies and asset managers. APG works for over 40,000 employers, providing the pension for one in five families in the Netherlands (approximately 4.5 million participants).

HgCapital is a long-established sector-focused private equity investor. Since 2006 HgCapital has been a leading European investor in renewable power projects, managing over €845 million on behalf of 30 global institutional clients across two dedicated funds: RPP1 and RPP2. In May 2016 HgCapital announced a plan to gradually transfer its renewable power business to Asper Investment Management, a new real asset investment platform set up and owned by the RPP management team.

Vasa Vind is a Swedish onshore wind developer and operator acquired by RPP2 in 2013. It manages 200MW of operating projects and has a development pipeline of over 700MW. The team are headquartered in Stockholm and have a regional office in Umea, central Sweden.

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Ardian Infrastructure Invests in Tolve Windfarms Holding

Milan, 29th June 2017:

Ardian, the independent private equity investment company, today announces its investment in Tolve Windfarms Holding, through a dedicated capital increase. The deal will see Ardian holding 80% of Tolve Windfarms Holding which owns three vehicles for the construction of three wind farms in the Tolve Municipality, Potenza Province, Italy.

Acquired from PLC System Srl, an Italian firm which specializes in developing renewable energy, the portfolio of three wind farms will have a total installed power of 37.2MW and are eligible, following the GSE (the Italian public energy manager) auction of December last year, for a Feed-in-Tariff which will guarantee a minimum price of €66/MWh for the electricity sold to the national transmission grid for 20 years from the date of start of operation.

PLC System Srl, together with a private investor, will hold the remaining 20% stake in the company until completion of the construction. PLC System, controlled by PLC Group SpA, is an Italian leader in the construction of alternative energy power stations and electrical systems, with over 20 years of experience.

Tolve owns three separate authorizations in the southern Basilicata region for the construction and operation of the portfolio, comprised of Forleto Nuovo 2 (12MW), C&C Acquafredda (14.7MW) and Serra Energia (10.5MW).

Construction will start in July and shall be completed during the second half of 2018.

Ardian Infrastructure has invested within the renewable energy industry in Italy since 2007. Outside of Italy, Ardian has numerous green energy assets in Norway, Sweden, Chile and Perù, making it a major international player with 1GW of installed capacity in the wind, solar, biogas and biomass sectors.

Mathias Burghardt, Head of Ardian Infrastructure, said: “Ardian infrastructure is committed to develop renewable energy plants, among its various technologies, at world scale. Tolve project illustrates our unique sourcing capability thanks to our local partnerships.”

ABOUT ARDIAN

Ardian, founded in 1996 and led by Dominique Senequier, is an independent private investment company with assets of US$62bn managed or advised in Europe, North America and Asia. The company, which is majority- owned by its employees, keeps entrepreneurship at its heart and delivers investment performance to its global investors while fuelling growth in economies across the world. Ardian’s investment process embodies three values: excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship.

Ardian maintains a truly global network, with more than 450 employees working through twelve offices in Paris, London, Frankfurt, Milan, Madrid, Zurich, New York, San Francisco, Beijing, Singapore, Jersey, Luxembourg. The company offers its 580 investors a diversified choice of funds covering the full range of asset classes, including Ardian Funds of Funds (primary, early secondary and secondary), Ardian Private Debt, Ardian Buyout (including Ardian Mid Cap Buyout Europe & North America, Ardian Expansion, Ardian Growth and Ardian Co-Investment), Ardian Infrastructure, Ardian Real Estate and Ardian Mandates.

 

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