Starsight Energy’s Joint Venture With Premier Solar Group

Clyde & Co acted to Premier Solar Group on the deal.

Premier Solar Solutions, the Kenyan subsidiary of Premier Solar Group, is already a leading player in the Kenyan C&I solar sector with five delivered projects totalling 2.7 MW, eight projects totalling 8.8 MW currently in execution, and a pipeline of a further 20 MW in Kenya. Starsight Energy is the leading C&I solar power provider in West Africa with over 547 sites across Nigeria and Ghana. The new entity, Starsight Premier Energy Group, will combine Premier Solar Group’s established footprint in Kenya and Starsight’s industry-leading service and technology to offer technology-enabled power and cooling-as-a-service and battery storage solutions in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda. Rupesh Hindocha, founder and CEO of Premier Solar Group, will be the Chairman and CEO of Starsight Premier Energy Group.

The Clyde & Co team advising on the project was led by Michael Strain (Picture) with the support of Jared Kangwana (Partner – Nairobi), James Pius (Senior Associate – Dar es Salaam), Mati Munuve (Senior Associate – Nairobi) and Alex Devereux (Associate – Nairobi).

Involved fees earner: Alex Devereux – Clyde & Co LLP; Jared Kangwana – Clyde & Co LLP; Mati Munuve – Clyde & Co LLP; James Pius – Clyde & Co LLP; Michael Strain – Clyde & Co LLP;

Law Firms: Clyde & Co LLP;

Clients: Premier Solar Group;

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