Blackstone invests $3bn in Invenergy

Blackstone Infrastructure Partners has announced a $3 billion investment in Invenergy Renewables.

Invenergy Renewables runs over 175 renewable energy projects totaling nearly 25,000 megawatts across four continents. The company is currently building the largest wind and solar projects in the US that will deliver nearly 3 GW of clean energy by 2023.

Sean Klimczak, Global Head of Infrastructure at Blackstone, said: “Blackstone is committed to investing behind the energy transition and Invenergy is the clear independent leader in the renewable energy sector. We look forward to a long-term partnership with the Invenergy and CDPQ teams and are excited to invest alongside them to support the accelerated build-out of Invenergy’s clean energy portfolio.”

Matthew Runkle, Senior Managing Director in the Infrastructure Group at Blackstone, added: “We are proud to have the opportunity to work with Michael Polsky and the world-class team at Invenergy. Invenergy has built an outstanding platform for delivering clean energy – which is essential to our future – and we are honored to be a part of their mission.”

Jim Murphy, President & Corporate Business Leader at Invenergy, said: “The Invenergy team is pleased to welcome Blackstone, a leader in the renewable investment space, as our partner. We greatly value our long-term relationship with CDPQ and are thrilled to continue to accelerate the clean energy transition with Blackstone’s additional investment and capabilities.”