SunEdison Buys Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy

Actis and Mesoamerica have agreed to sell SunEdison 100% of its interest in Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy, which operates in the area of ​​renewable energy plants.

Friday, June 19, 2015

From a statement issued by Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy:

Actis and Mesoamerica, investment and consultancy firms based in Costa Rica and Colombia have agreed to sell 100% of their combined interest in Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy (GME), a leader in the business of wind energy and solar energy in Central America, to SundEdison. SunEdison is the largest developer of renewable energy in the world.

Actis bought a 70% stake in GME in 2010, acquiring the first wind farm in Latin America, Planta Eólica Tilarán (PESA) in Costa Rica; Mesoamerica Energy acquired the remaining 30%. Since that acquisition, Actis and Mesoamerica have fueled the growth of GME from 24MW in functioning to 314MW in operation and construction, 80MW in the late development and appropriating a pipeline of nearly 300 MW in the region. GME is led by an exceptional management team, with over 100 years experience in renewable energy and operates worldwide in construction and environmental, social and governance standards, with strong links to local communities.



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