Deals this week: United Wind, Adani Transmission, and Investec Asset Management


United Wind has agreed to jointly develop distributed windfarm projects in Japan next year with Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, which will make equity investments in the company in return.

The partnership aims to bring a wind leasing model to the Japanese distributed wind energy market.

Adani Transmission has entered a binding agreement to acquire Reliance Infrastructure's inter-state operational transmission assets, including western region strengthening system schemes B and C and the Reliance Infrastructure’s equity stake in Parbati Koldam Transmission Company (PKTCL).

The transaction is expected to be completed before the end of the year and the remaining stake in PKTCL will continue to be held by Power Grid Corporation of India.

Investec Asset Management has purchased a stake in German solar home systems developer Mobisol with the aim of expanding its business.

Mobisol offers solar home systems to power LED lights in Africa.

TPI Polene Power has announced plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of common stock to raise funds for financing its expansion, repay debt, and reduce its debt to equity ratio.

The issue will include 2.5 billion shares, which represents a 29.8% stake in the company. Existing shareholders will be offered 5% of the shares at a ratio of 162 for each share held.

The offering will be completed next month and the shares will be listed on The Stock Exchange of Thailand.

Redback Technologies and energy retailer EnergyAustralia have partnered to develop a new technology for controlling energy consumption.

The Redback Generation 2 Smart Hybrid Solar Inverter System will be promoted to EnergyAustralia’s customers, while Redback Technologies will invest A$9.3m ($7.13m) to develop the technology.

Tokyo Gas Asia has purchased a 28% stake in Eastern Power and Electric Company from Total’s Thai subsidiary Total Gas & Power Thailand.

Tokyo Gas Asia is a subsidiary of Japanese gas utility company Tokyo Gas.

Total Gas & Power Thailand owns and operates the 350MW Bang Bo power plant, which has been in operation since 2003.