Spain’s Grenergy to expand in US under USD 2.8 billion plan


MADRID: Spain’s Grenergy plans to greater than double its US solar energy era and battery storage tasks pipeline in the subsequent three years under a 2.6 billion euro ($2.84 billion) funding technique.
Spain’s vitality corporations equivalent to renewables big Iberdrola and oil main Repsol have elevated their give attention to the United States as they fight to reap the benefits of large subsidies included in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
“The US is the future,” Grenergy operations chief Pablo Otin mentioned throughout its first capital markets day on Tuesday.
“The US is, right now, the most desirable market to be in…It’s predictable, it’s stable and it gives you long-term visibility,” he mentioned, with reference to the IRA.
Grenergy has but to be constructed renewable tasks in the US with potential for 4.7 gigawatts (GW) of capability, and needs to enhance its pipeline to greater than 10 GW by 2026. Of this, roughly 1.1 GW can be in operation or under development.
Overall, US tasks will account for round 30% of its put in capability in 2026, web of gross sales.
Grenergy’s enlargement is a part of a development technique aimed toward elevating its put in photo voltaic capability to 5 GW by 2026, whereas renewable vitality storage capability would attain 4.1 GWh. Excluding property earmarked on the market, the targets are 3.5 GW and three GWh respectively.
Like different vitality corporations, Grenergy will elevate money to fund new tasks with disposals. It plans to promote 350-450 megawatts (MW) of photo voltaic capability yearly and 1 GWh of storage, netting greater than 600 million euros by 2026.
“M&A is something we have been doing every single year from our inception and it is intensifying,” Chief Executive David Ruiz de Andres mentioned.
“We have plenty more projects to build and rotate,” he mentioned.
Grenergy is aiming for earnings of between 250 million euros and 300 million euros in 2026 from its vitality enterprise.
“The strategy … has moved from a solar model towards solar plus batteries where the company could sell electricity during the more expensive hours of the day and be less impacted by solar price cannibalisation and curtailments with more stable long term cash flows,” RBC analyst Fernando Garcia mentioned.

Nilesh Desai
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