Nov. 3 (Bloomberg) — BluEarth Renewables Inc., a closely
held renewable-energy developer, raised a C$81 million ($71
million) round of equity financing from existing investors to
buy and develop hydro, solar and wind power in North America.
Major shareholders Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and
ARC Financial Corp. increased their investment in the company,
Calgary-based BluEarth said today in a statement.
“With this renewed support from our investors, we are well
positioned to build on our current momentum,” Kent Brown,
BluEarth president and chief executive officer, said in the
BluEarth, founded in 2010, aims to have C$1 billion of
operational energy assets by 2017, Brown said. By the end of
next year, it expects to have about C$650 million.
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