(PRWEB) September 05, 2012
Big4.com, the premier social networking forum for professionals and alumni of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Capgemini, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC reports that Australia's renewable energy industry is seeing renewed interest as the as the 2020 deadline for the 20 per cent renewable energy target looms closer.
Big4.com reports that globally, the value of deals halved to $US50.8 billion in the first half from $US109.6 billion the year before, but deals value in the Asia Pacific region more than tripled from $US7.5 billion to $US23.6 billion. The report, Asia Pacific Power & Renewable Deals: 2012 half-year analysis and M&A Outlook, found that merger and acquisition activity in the region's power sector far outpaced the rest of the world.
Big4.com also notes that the largest renewable deal involved Japan's Eurus Energy – a subsidiary of Tepco - agreeing to acquire the Hallett 5 Wind farm for $US129 million, its first wind power investment in Australia.
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- Kristy Short