LONDON (Reuters) - ** BlackRock Real Assets and Lightsource BP acquire 57 megawatts of solar assets across seven sites in the UK, Lightsource BP said in a statement on Wednesday.
** The acquisition was made through BlackRock-Lightsource BP’s 1 billion pound ($1.34 billion) Kingfisher partnership, which targets UK solar power farm investments.
** The deal bolsters Lightsource BP’s UK solar portfolio to 2 gigawatts. BlackRock Real Assets is invested in more than 40 UK solar projects, representing about 450 MW of capacity.
Reporting by Oleg Vukmanovic, editing by Louise Heavens