ReneSola Ltd today announced that European Solar Energy Development JV, the joint venture company established between ReneSola Power and Eiffel Investment Group, completed the acquisition of its first batch of solar projects with a combined capacity of 200MW in multiple European countries, including Spain, France and Poland. Eiffel provided the capital to fund the development of those projects.
In May 2021, ReneSola Power and Eiffel created European Solar Energy Development JV, a 51/49 joint venture company with ReneSola Power having a 51 percent ownership stake and Eiffel a 49 percent. The joint venture company intends to develop up to 700 MW of solar projects in the next three years across Europe.
Mr. Josef Kastner, CEO of ReneSola Power European Region, commented, "We are excited by today's announcement, as this portfolio is a first significant step for the JV to develop up to 700MW of solar projects over the next several years. ReneSola Power is committed to accelerating solar development in Europe, and with the joint venture company created with Eiffel, we expect to develop high-quality projects in Europe, propelling growth in the region."
Mr. Yumin Liu, ReneSola Power Chief Executive Officer, said, "I am very pleased with the progress the joint venture company is making. Additionally, the joint venture aligns with our growth strategy, enabling us to accelerate our project development activities across Europe. We are positive on our pipeline of project opportunities in front of us."
Mr. Pierre-Antoine Machelon, Managing Director and CIO Energy Transition at Eiffel Investment Group, said, "We are glad to have achieved the closing of this first attractive and diverse portfolio of projects located in multiple European countries. We look forward to developing this JV vehicle with our trusted partner, ReneSola Power."