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  • SPI: Suniva Trade Case Casts Gloom over Vegas

    Sep 14, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    Temperatures may have exceeded 90 degrees in Las Vegas at Solar Power International, but a cloud in the shape of the Suniva trade case loomed over delegates and dominated discussion.
  • Cheniere Prices Upsized H.Y. Bond to Refi Term Loans

    Sep 13, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings priced a $1.5 billion high yield bond on Sept. 12 to partially refinance term loans the company signed in February 2016.
  • Moody’s Reviews Yieldco Rating Ahead of Sponsor Change

    Sep 13, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Moody’s Investors Service is reviewing its rating of TerraForm Power’s bonds for a potential upgrade ahead of Brookfield Asset Management’s expected acquisition of the yield company.
  • Duke to Add 700 MW of Solar in Florida

    Sep 06, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    Duke Energy Florida is planning to procure 700 MW of solar generation as part of a four-year plan in the Sunshine State.
  • No Major Hurricane Damage at LNG Terminals, Says Ratings Agency

    Sep 01, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    The LNG export terminals being built in Texas and Louisiana have so far not experienced major damage due to Hurricane Harvey, says Fitch Ratings.
  • Xcel to Issue 2.4 GW RFP for Wind, Solar and Gas-fired Generation

    Aug 31, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    Xcel Energy plans to issue a request for proposals for up to 2.4 GW of generation from gas-fired, wind and solar projects, as part of its proposed energy plans for Colorado.
  • Enel Maps Out Chilean Asset Merger

    Aug 29, 2017 - Michael Turner

    Italy's Enel is considering a corporate reorganization of its assets in Chile that could involve the merger of its renewables business in the country into its conventional generation arm.
  • Term Loan B Investors Secure Discount on Repricing

    Aug 22, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    A private equity portfolio company offered term loan B investors a discount to tempt them into a repricing transaction that was priced at the wide end of initial guidance last week.
  • Term Loan B Borrowers Seek Repricings

    Aug 10, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    An independent power producer and a private equity firm are seeking to reprice two term loan Bs to take advantage of borrower-friendly conditions.
  • Atlantic Power Eyes Further Term Loan Repricing

    Aug 07, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Atlantic Power Corp. could seek to reprice its term loan B “as early as October” if interest rates remain low, the company’s ceo said during its second-quarter earnings call on Aug. 4.
  • TERP Seeks Bondholder Approval for Brookfield Deal

    Aug 04, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    On Aug. 2, TerraForm Power asked holders of two series of high yield bonds it originally issued in 2015 for permission to alter the terms of the debt to allow for a change of sponsor from SunEdison to Brookfield Asset Management.
  • Dominion Issues Call for Renewable Generation

    Jul 25, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Dominion Energy, looking to further expand its burgeoning renewables pool, has issued a request for information on renewable generation it could procure to serve commercial and industrial clients.
  • Midwest Utilities Seek New-Build Wind and Solar RECs

    Jul 24, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    The Illinois Power Agency has issued a request for proposals for renewable energy certificates from new wind and solar generation.
  • Solar Sponsor Seals Debt with Asian State Investor and Private Lender

    Jul 21, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    A solar developer has wrapped a $450 million debt investment arranged by an Asian state-owned investment manager and a New York-based private credit firm.
  • Moody's Rates EFH DIP Debt Amid Oncor Wrangling

    Jul 17, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a rating to a $6.3 billion debtor-in-possession facility for Energy Future Holdings, amid a tussle over who will own its main asset—Oncor Electric Delivery Co.—should it emerge from bankruptcy.
  • Texas Utility Calls for 370 MW of Generation

    Jul 03, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    A Texas-based utility company has issued a request for proposals for 370 MW of generation by 2023 to meet increasing demand and replace older and less efficient projects.
  • Duke Seeks Wind Capacity in Indiana

    Jun 29, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Duke Energy has issued a request for proposals for up to 200 MW of wind generation to be delivered in Indiana.
  • Spruce Closes Loan Portfolio Sale

    Jun 22, 2017 - Power Finance & Risk

    Spruce Finance, which finances residential solar and energy efficiency projects in the U.S., sold a $250 million loan portfolio to an undisclosed North American bank on June 21.
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