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  • Five Companies Win Chile’s Transmission Projects

    Feb 21, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Five companies have won contracts to develop eight new transmission projects in Chile, which bankers and institutional investors in New York are following carefully for financing opportunities.
  • PPA PULSE: TVA Announces RFP Winners

    Feb 21, 2020 - Stuart Wise, Shravan Bhat

    The Tennessee Valley Authority has selected the winners of a request for proposals for solar projects that it launched last April.
  • IRS Guidance Hailed as "Big Win" for Carbon Capture Tax Equity

    Feb 20, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    The Internal Revenue Service has issued hotly anticipated guidance on tax equity financing for carbon capture and storage, which advocates describe as a massive investment opportunity.
  • CIM Group Inks California PPA

    Feb 20, 2020 - Stuart Wise, Shravan Bhat

    Los Angeles-based private equity fund manager CIM Group has inked a power purchase agreement for a share of its 250 MW Aquamarine solar project in Kings County, Calif.
  • Sempra, Actis Plot Mexican Wind Farm with Cross-border PPA

    Feb 20, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    IEnova, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, and Actis-owned independent power producer Saavi Energía are developing a 108 MW wind farm in Mexico that will sell its output into the U.S.
  • Panama's Short-Term Auction Progresses

    Feb 19, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Thirty-nine generation companies have presented bids for a public auction run by Panama's state-owned transmission company Etesa, which will award the winners short-term power purchase agreements with distribution companies.
  • AES Issues Bond for Argentinian Wind Project

    Feb 19, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    AES Argentina Generación sold a short-term green bond to local investors in Argentina recently, showing that developers of projects in the country still have some creative options for financing, despite being shunned by commercial banks.
  • Calpine Clips Coupon on TLB

    Feb 19, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Calpine holding company Calpine Construction Finance Co. (CCFC) cut pricing on its nearly $1 billion senior secured facility last month.
  • Details Emerge for Clearway Repowering

    Feb 19, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    New details have emerged on the construction and tax equity financing for Clearway Energy Group’s Wildorado and Elbow Creek wind repowering projects in Texas, which is close to wrapping up.
  • Geronimo Inks Solar PPA With South Dakota Utility

    Feb 19, 2020 - Stuart Wise

    Geronimo Energy has inked a power purchase agreement with Bismarck, S.D.-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative for the output of its 128 MW Wild Springs Solar Project.
  • Argo to Issue Project Bond for Cross Sound Cable Upgrade

    Feb 18, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Argo Infrastructure Partners is preparing a project bond offering to finance upgrades to its Cross Sound Cable (CSC) transmission line.
  • Capital Power Refis Goreway

    Feb 18, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Canadian independent power producer Capital Power Corp. recently refinanced the debt on its newly acquired 875 MW Goreway Power Station gas-fired combined-cycle facility in Brampton, Ontario.
  • Colbún Plots Large Solar Project in Chile

    Feb 18, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Chilean independent power producer Colbún is plotting a 719 MW solar park in the region of Antofagasta, Chile.
  • Sponsor Signs PPA for Nicaraguan LNG-to-Power Project

    Feb 18, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    New Fortress Energy has signed a 25-year power purchase agreement with Nicaragua's largest electric distribution company for an LNG-to-power project it is developing in the country.
  • Engie Develops Mexico Solar Duo

    Feb 18, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Engie Group is developing a pair of solar projects totaling 553 MW in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala.
  • TVA Announces RFP Winners

    Feb 14, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    The Tennessee Valley Authority has selected the winners of a request for proposals for solar projects that it launched last April.
  • Bloom to Restate Earnings Going Back to 2016

    Feb 14, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Fuel cell company Bloom Energy Corp. has informed investors that it will have to restate earnings going back to 2016, two years before its initial public offering.
  • PPA PULSE: Approval Sought for Offshore Wind PPA

    Feb 14, 2020 - Stuart Wise, Richard Metcalf, Shravan Bhat

    Three New England utilities have filed for Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities approval for a power purchase agreement with Mayflower Wind Energy’s eponymous 804 MW offshore wind farm, off the Massachusetts coast.
  • Further Delay for Vineyard Wind

    Feb 13, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    The developer of the 800 MW Vineyard Wind I project off the coast of Massachusetts is in talks with the U.S. Treasury about preserving its investment tax credit eligibility after commercial operations were pushed back into 2023 at the earliest.
  • Spanish Generator Develops Peruvian Solar Duo

    Feb 13, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Spain’s Continua Energías Positivas has received approval from Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines a solar duo totaling 160 MW in the country.
  • Avangrid Signs 15-Year Solar PPA

    Feb 12, 2020 - Stuart Wise

    Avangrid Renewables has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with a utility company for the output from a 162 MW solar project in Oregon.
  • Bravos Private Auction in Mexico Progresses

    Feb 12, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Bravos Energía's private power auction has attracted bids from 28 companies, on the supply and demand side, and is moving forward despite comments made by Mexico's National Center for Energy Control (Cenace).
  • Clearway Inks Loan for Rattlesnake Flat

    Feb 12, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Clearway Energy Group has closed a loan to finance its 160 MW Rattlesnake Flats wind project in Washington.
  • Atlas to Expand Brazil Solar Portfolio

    Feb 12, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    Atlas Renewable Energy is planning to build an expansion of its Juazeiro solar project in the state of Bahia.
  • Canadian Solar Closes Loan for Brazil Project

    Feb 12, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    Canadian Solar has secured a R$225.2 million ($55 million) project finance loan from Brazilian regional development bank Banco do Nordeste do Brasil (BNB) for its 152.4 MW (DC) Lavras solar project.
  • Chile Postpones 2020 Power Auction

    Feb 12, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Chile’s National Energy Commission (CNE) has announced a delay to the country's 2020 power auction in response to the latest energy demand projections, which are lower than previously forecasted.
  • Terms of Massachusetts Offshore Wind PPA Revealed

    Feb 11, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Three New England utilities have filed for Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities approval for a power purchase agreement with Mayflower Wind Energy’s eponymous 804 MW offshore wind farm, off the Massachusetts coast.
  • Mexico Players Attempt to Parse CFE's Plans for Renewables

    Feb 11, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    As the Mexican government upends incentives, self-supply contracts and the market for clean energy certificates, project finance and investment bankers in New York and developers in Mexico City are attempting to gauge the impact and decipher the administration's motives.
  • Cubico Finances South Carolina Solar Project

    Feb 11, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Cubico Sustainable Investments has acquired and reached financial close on a contracted solar project in South Carolina.
  • Kineticor Signs Gas Supply Contracts for Alberta CCGT

    Feb 10, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Kineticor Resource Corp. has signed gas supply contracts for a 900 MW conbined-cycle gas-fired project it is financing in Alberta.
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