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  • CapDyn Sells Resi Portfolio

    Jun 19, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    Capital Dynamics has sold the residential solar portfolio it came to own last year as a result of its take-private of yield company 8point3 Energy Partners.
  • Second U.S. Solar Purchase Lined up for London-listed Fund

    Jun 18, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    New Energy Solar has announced a second a second potential U.S. solar acquisition for its London-listed US Solar Fund after revealing its debut investment last week.
  • Sponsor Lines Up Debut U.S. Purchase for London-listed Fund

    Jun 17, 2019 - Staff Writer

    New Energy Solar is in exclusive talks with a developer to buy a 120 MW (DC) solar project through its US Solar Fund, which it recently listed on the London Stock Exchange.
  • Project Restructurings in Sight as PG&E Case Rolls On

    Jun 14, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Despite a bankruptcy court ruling bolstering Pacific Gas & Electric's chances of rejecting pricey power purchase agreements, the final impact of the restructuring is far from settled. In the meantime, project finance activity for PG&E-related assets could be frozen for years and deals due for refinancing may have to be restructured instead.
  • Investors Mull Stake in Solar Development Platform

    Jun 13, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    As investors evaluate an opportunity to buy a stake in a solar development pipeline that is for sale, the weighting of the assets toward Texas and California is not appealing to everyone.
  • Cypress Creek Widens Net in Search for Asset Buyers

    Jun 12, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Cypress Creek Renewables is considering bringing on additional advisers to aid with the sale of its 1.5 GW operational solar portfolio, say deal watchers.
  • Tucson Electric Exercises CCGT Buy-out Option

    Jun 11, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Tucson Electric Power has filed for regulatory approval to acquire a power block in a combined-cycle gas-fired project in Arizona by exercising an option associated with a tolling agreement it signed last year.
  • Omega Closes Acquisition of Brazil Wind Asset

    Jun 11, 2019 - Juliana Ennes

    Omega Geração de Energia has concluded the acquisition of a 303 MW wind complex in Brazil.
  • Judge OKs Credit Bid for Empire

    Jun 10, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    A creditor group controlled by a hedge fund has edged a step closer to securing ownership of the 635.7 MW Empire Generating gas-fired combined cycle project in Rensselaer, N.Y., after its $353 million credit bid won approval in bankruptcy court on June 4.
  • CC&L Completes Acquisition of B.C. Hydro Assets

    Jun 10, 2019 - Ila Patel

    Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Bremner Trio Hydro Corp., the owner of two construction-stage, run-of-river hydro facilities near Harrison Lake in British Columbia, and closed C$197 million ($148 million) in construction debt financing.
  • AES to Push Ahead with Part of Brazil Wind Acquisition

    Jun 10, 2019 - Juliana Ennes

    AES Tietê is pushing ahead with the acquisition of a portion of the Alto Sertão III wind complex from Renova Energia after Brazilian regulator Aneel revoked its approval of the grid interconnection for a phase of the project.
  • Adviser Hired for Solar Asset Sales in Louisiana, Colorado

    Jun 07, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    A financial adviser is marketing a pair of development-stage solar assets in Louisiana and Colorado.
  • Brazilian Regulator Rejects Sale of Wind Complex

    Jun 05, 2019 - Juliana Ennes

    Brazilian regulator Aneel has rejected the sale of Renova Energia’s 743 MW Alto Sertão III wind portfolio and other development-stage assets to AES Tietê.
  • Recurrent Markets Newly Contracted Texas Solar Assets

    Jun 04, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Canadian Solar subsidiary Recurrent Energy has hired a financial adviser to market a portfolio of recently contracted solar assets in Texas to potential investors.
  • Shell to Offload Wind Farm Stake

    Jun 04, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Shell WindEnergy is selling its 50% stake in a 10-year-old wind farm in West Virginia to the same company that is in the process of buying the other half of the asset.
  • Algonquin to Buy Bermuda Utility

    Jun 03, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is acquiring Bermuda’s sole electric utility for $365 million.
  • PSP Investment in Pattern Wind Project Moves Forward

    Jun 03, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Canadian public sector pension fund manager PSP Investments is making headway on its agreement to acquire a stake in Pattern Development’s 220.5 MW Grady wind project in Curry County, N.M.
  • JP Morgan Emerges as Winner in El Paso Electric Auction

    Jun 03, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    JP Morgan’s Infrastructure Investments Fund (IIF) has signed a deal to acquire El Paso Electric and take it private, concluding a hotly contested auction process.
  • Duke Acquires Colorado Solar Project

    May 30, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Duke Energy Renewables has acquired the 60 MW Palmer Solar project in El Paso County, Colo., from juwi Americas.
  • U.S. District Energy Biz Sale Heats Up

    May 30, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    The auction of a district energy business in the U.S. that includes a 256 MW cogeneration plant in Massachusetts is heating up as the deadline for final round bids approaches.
  • D.G. Portfolio Sale Advances to Round Two

    May 30, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    The auction of a portfolio of distributed generation assets that AltaGas recently put up for sale has moved into a second round of bidding.
  • TransAlta to Buy Washington Wind Project Stake

    May 30, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    RES Americas has signed a deal to sell a 49% stake in an under-construction wind project in Washington State to TransAlta.
  • Goldwind Sells Montana Wind Projects

    May 30, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind International Holdings is selling its 20 MW Musselshell wind portfolio in Montana to Toronto-based developer and independent power producer Potentia Renewables.
  • Atlantic Power Signs Sale of Manchief Plant

    May 28, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Atlantic Power Corp. has signed over its 300 MW simple-cycle gas-fired Manchief peaker in Morgan County, Colo., to the plant's offtaker.
  • Utility Completes Acquisition of Coal-fired Plant

    May 28, 2019 - Ila Patel

    Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. has completed its acquisition of the 320 MW AES Shady Point coal-fired plant in Le Flore County, Okla., from AES Corp., after the transaction received the approval of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
  • Fund Manager Takes Controlling Stake in D.G. Solar Shop

    May 28, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Virginia-based private equity firm SmartPitch Ventures has bought a controlling interest in a distributed solar developer and finance company headquartered in Annapolis, Md.
  • Canada’s ATCO Finds Buyer for Thermal Portfolio

    May 28, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Canada’s ATCO has agreed to sell most of its 2.1 GW fossil fuel-fired generation fleet, the majority of which is located in Alberta, to Energy Capital Partners.
  • Creditors Spar in "Messy" Empire Generating Bankruptcy

    May 24, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    A dispute between two groups of creditors could lead to a lengthy Chapter 11 process for the 635 MW Empire Generating gas-fired combined-cycle project in Rensselaer, N.Y., which filed for bankruptcy protection on May 19.
  • Bids Due Next Week for New England CCGT

    May 23, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    First round bids are due next week in an auction for a CCGT project in New England.
  • Bidders Circle El Paso Electric

    May 23, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    As Lazard prepares to take final bids for the potential acquisition of regional utility El Paso Electric, some bankers are still scrambling to attach themselves to one of the would-be buyers as adviser or financing provider.
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