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  • Nonprofit Issues Colorado Community Solar RFP

    Mar 14, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Rocky Mountain Institute has issued a request for proposals for the development of at least 16.75 MW of community-scale solar projects in Colorado.
  • Sungevity Files for Bankruptcy

    Mar 14, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    Sungevity filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on Monday. The Oakland, Calif.,-based distributed solar sponsor has agreed to sell its assets to a group of investors.
  • Actis Closes Fourth Energy Fund

    Mar 07, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Actis has closed its fourth energy-focused fund, Actis Energy 4, which will invest in generation and distribution businesses in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
  • NextEra Needs to Raise $20B in 2017, says Moody’s

    Mar 02, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    NextEra Energy needs to find about $20 billion in 2017 to finance its project pipeline and its acquisition of Oncor Electric Delivery Co., and is likely to tap a variety of sources, according to a report from Moody’s Investors Service.
  • Arizona County Seeks Partner to Develop 1.5 GW of Solar

    Feb 17, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    The board of supervisors of an Arizona county has issued a request for proposals for up to 1.5 GW of utility-scale solar projects.
  • Pattern Yieldco Tiptoes Toward Development Risk

    Feb 16, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Pattern Energy Group, the yield company of Pattern Development, is cautiously considering taking a stake in its sponsor’s development-stage projects, according to an analyst report.
  • Calpine Outlines Debt Reduction Plan, Weighs Asset Sales

    Feb 13, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Calpine Corp. is entertaining asset sales as it works to reduce its debt load and shrink its balance sheet.
  • FERC Delays Likely as Commission Loses Quorum

    Feb 04, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued an order delegating additional authority to its staff to allow orders to be issued while it remains one commissioner short of quorum, but some approvals could still be delayed, say deal watchers.
  • FERC Grants More Authority to Staff

    Feb 03, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued an order delegating additional authority to its staff in lieu of quorum.
  • Investors Pile into Inaugural Mosaic ABS Offering

    Jan 31, 2017 - Max Adams

    California-based solar finance company Mosaic sold a $138.95 million ABS deal late last week, with sources saying it was heavily oversubscribed.
  • FERC to Lose Quorum Required to Issue Rulings

    Jan 31, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will be unable to issue orders from Friday until at least one commissioner is nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate.
  • Generation Asset M&A Outlook 2017

    Jan 27, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Competitive gas prices, low cost of capital and a changing political landscape rank high on the list of factors that will define generation asset sales and purchases in 2017, according to several market participants interviewed by Power Finance & Risk.
  • MidAmerican Adds to Flow of Utility Green Bonds

    Jan 24, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    MidAmerican Energy joined the growing ranks of U.S. utility companies that have issued green bonds with an $850 million dual-tranche offering on Monday.
  • SolarCity Returns to Securitization

    Jan 23, 2017 - Max Adams

    SolarCity has announced a $145 million asset backed securitization, bringing deal flow in the year to date to two offerings and putting the first month of the year on par with activity in all of 2016.
  • Pattern Prices Debut H.Y. Bond

    Jan 23, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Pattern Energy priced its debut high yield bond on Friday in a $350 million offering that was marketed to investors last week.
  • Starwood Infra Fund III Passes Half-way Mark

    Jan 19, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Starwood Energy Group Global has raised more than half of the $1.5 billion it is targeting for its third infrastructure fund.
  • Mosaic Offering Thaws Solar ABS Pipeline

    Jan 18, 2017 - Max Adams

    California-based solar finance company Mosaic is preparing to hit the ABS primary market with an offering backed by loans on residential rooftop solar systems, the first such transaction since early 2016.
  • Tennessee-based Solar IPP Closes Equity Raise

    Jan 18, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Budding solar independent power producer Silicon Ranch Corp. has closed a $55 million equity raise from its existing investor group, led by Partners Group.
  • Pattern Yieldco Lines Up Maiden High Yield Offering

    Jan 17, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Pattern Energy Group is planning to price its first corporate-level bond with a $350 million high yield offering later this week, primarily to finance wind project dropdowns from its sponsor.
  • Algonquin Renewables Unit Issues First Bond in Three Years

    Jan 12, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Algonquin Power Co., the renewable generation subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities, has issued its first bond in three years through a C$300 million ($248 million) private placement.
  • Views Differ on Replacing Indian Point Capacity

    Jan 10, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    The announcement by Entergy Corp. of its planned closure of the Indian Point nuclear facility in New York State heralds the end of its merchant generation business, but may present an opportunity for other independent power producers and developers in New York ISO.
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