Adani Group has said France’s Total is set to acquire a 20 percent minority stake in its clean energy arm, Adani Green Energy (AGEL).

It added that the deal would be through acquisition of shares held by the Gautam Adani-led Adani Group in AGEL.

“We are delighted to deepen our strategic alliance with Total… We look forward to working together towards delivering India’s vision for 450 GW renewable energy by 2030,” said Gautam Adani, chairman, Adani Group.

It said the investment in AGEL was another step in the strategic alliance between the two firms, across various businesses and companies of the Adani Group, covering investments in LNG terminals, its gas utility business, and renewable assets across India.

In 2018, Total partnered with Adani with its investment in Adani Gas, the group’s LNG terminal and gas marketing business. Later, Total and Adani agreed on the acquisition of a 50 percent stake in 2.35 GW portfolio of operating solar assets owned by AGEL and a 20 percent stake in AGEL for a global investment of $2.5 billion.

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19th January 2021