Following the completion of the acquisition by Adani Green Energy (AGEL) of the 100% stake in SB Energy India from SoftBank Group Corp (“SBG”) (80%) and Bharti Group (20%), announced on May 19, 2021, TotalEnergies (Paris: TTE) (LSE: TTE) (NYSE: TTE), which owns a 20% stake in AGEL adds a net capacity of 1.4 GWp (1) of projects in operation and under construction to its renewable portfolio.
SB Energy India has a total renewable portfolio of 5 GWac(2) spread across four states in India. It consists of utility-scale farms of which 84% solar capacity (4,180 MWac), 9% wind-solar hybrid capacity (450 MW) and 7% wind capacity (324 MW) with 1,700 MW in operation and a further 2,554 MW under construction and 700MW near construction(3) . All projects have 25-year PPAs with sovereign rated counterparties such as Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI), NTPC Limited and NHPC Limited.
The transaction by AGEL values SB Energy India at a fully completed enterprise valuation of approximately USD 3.5 Bn(4) .
“We would like to congratulate AGEL’s management for closing this major transaction, which is reinforcing its leadership position in India and its capacity to contribute actively to the country’s sustainable development, an objective that TotalEnergies shares with Adani Group,” said Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies. “This transaction and our partnership with AGEL are key contributors to the Company’s objective of reaching 35 GW of gross production capacity from renewable sources by 2025 and to be among the world’s top 5 in renewable energies by 2030.”
TotalEnergies, renewables and electricity
As part of its ambition to get to net zero by 2050, TotalEnergies is building a portfolio of activities in renewables and electricity that should account for up to 40% of its sales by 2050. At the end of 2020, TotalEnergies’ gross power generation capacity worldwide was around 12 GW, including 7 GW of renewable energy. TotalEnergies will continue to expand this business to reach 35 GW of gross production capacity from renewable sources by 2025, and then 100 GW by 2030 with the objective of being among the world’s top 5 in renewable energies.
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__________________ (1) Gigawatt peak (GWp) (2) Gigawatt alternative current (GWac) (3) 'Near Construction' denotes that Letter of Award is received and PPA to be signed (4) Fully completed enterprise valuation includes all future projects capex
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