- New joint venture will develop large scale solar projects in the Asia Pacific region
- ACEN expects to invest up to US$ 200 million in equity investment in addition to debt funding
- 1,000 MW of renewables capacity at the minimum is set to be developed in the coming years, with potential for further expansion
4 April 2022 – ib vogt and ACEN have agreed to set up a platform to fund the construction and operation of large-scale solar power plants throughout Asia, subject to applicable regulatory approvals. The joint venture partners will focus on late-stage, shovel-ready projects in Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Laos, Bangladesh, and other countries in the region.
The majority of projects will stem from ib vogt’s Asia development pipeline of more than 5,000 MW with initial projects planned to go into construction during 2022. The platform will also be open to acquire late-stage projects from local and regional developers.
The venture targets a minimum operational capacity of 1,000 MW over the coming years with the potential for further extension. Under the terms of the deal, ACEN expects to invest up to US$ 200 million equity investment in addition to debt funding to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy in Asia.
“We are enthusiastic to be working with ACEN and are convinced that the combination of the unique skillsets and strengths of both parties will accelerate our ability to impact on the transition to clean, sustainable energy in Asia. This platform will complement our global strategy of developing a diversified portfolio of high quality IPP assets,” said Anton Milner, CEO of ib vogt.
“ACEN has a strong history of partnering with best-in-class energy developers to build renewable energy projects across the Asia Pacific region. ib vogt has a proven track record of developing solar projects across Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and we are very excited to partner with ib vogt as we set up a platform to continue building out our presence across the region together,” said Patrice Clausse, President and COO of ACEN International.
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