Project Finance

  • TerraForm in Talks for Wind Repowering Tax Equity

    Nov 12, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    TerraForm Power is hammering out the terms of a tax equity contribution agreement for a portion of the financing for a pair of wind repowering projects in the state of New York.
  • Pricing Emerges on TerraForm Bridge Loan

    Nov 12, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Pricing has emerged on the senior secured bridge loan that TerraForm Power recently signed to finance its acquisition of a 320 MW portfolio of distributed solar and fuel cell assets from AltaGas.
  • Navajo Developer Snags Tax Equity for Arizona Solar

    Nov 12, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority has secured a tax equity investment from a telecommunications and renewable energy company for a utility-scale solar project in Arizona.
  • Chile Announces Tenders for Transmission Projects

    Nov 12, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    Chile’s National Electric Coordinator (Sistema Eléctrico Nacional) has announced tenders for 52 transmission projects in the country.
  • Bloom Mandates Financial Adviser for Refinancing

    Nov 12, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Fuel cell developer Bloom Energy has hired a financial adviser as it looks to refinance a chunk of its debt maturities.
  • RWE Inks 30-year PPA for Georgia Solar Project

    Nov 11, 2019 - Stuart Wise

    RWE Renewables has inked a 30-year power purchase agreement for the output of a utility-scale solar project in Georgia.
  • Sponsor Cancels Project Bond for Chile Hydro

    Nov 11, 2019 - Juliana Ennes

    After several months of negotiations to refinance a bank loan with a private placement, the owners of the Duqueco hydro complex in Chile canceled the bond sale at the last minute and opted for a renegotiation with the banks instead.
  • German Start-Up to Develop Chilean Wind Project

    Nov 11, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    German renewable energy start-up Energy Kitchen is developing a 16.8 MW wind project in Chile through a subsidiary called Windkraft Cuatro Chile.
  • Grenergy Seals Debt for Merchant Solar Project in Chile

    Nov 11, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    Spain's Grenergy Renovables has reached financial close on a 103 MW solar park in Chile.
  • Project Finance News in Brief — Nov. 11, 2019

    Nov 11, 2019 - Power Finance & Risk

    A round up of the rest of this week's project finance news from North America and Latin America.
  • PPA Pulse: Corporates Pile In Across Americas

    Nov 09, 2019 - Power Finance & Risk

    Non-utility offtakers dominated this week’s power purchase agreement news, with offtakers ranging from Apple to AT&T to Colombian brewer Bavaria. Check out our weekly round-up.
  • Holdco Debt Repaid at Solar Project with PG&E Offtake

    Nov 08, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    NRG Energy and Clearway Energy have repaid all of the holding company debt associated with their 290 MW Agua Caliente solar project in California.
  • NRG Repays Carbon Capture Coal-fired Plant Debt

    Nov 08, 2019 - Richard Metcalf

    NRG Energy has repaid about $95 million of debt associated with the Petra Nova carbon capture project at its WA Parish coal-fired plant in Houston and provided a $12 million letter of credit to cover debt reserve requirements.
  • Mexico Launches Tender for CCGT Project

    Nov 08, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission has launched a tender for a 836.79 MW thermal project in the state of Guanajuato.
  • Pricing Emerges on Mainstream's Condor

    Nov 08, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    The pricing structure of the loan recently signed by Mainstream Renewable Power for its 571 MW Condor wind and solar portfolio in Chile involves several step-ups, PFR has learned.
  • FuelCell Energy Signs $200M Corporate Loan

    Nov 07, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    FuelCell Energy has inked a $200 million corporate loan facility from infrastructure credit fund manager Orion Energy Partners.
  • Engie Raising Tax Equity for Texas Solar Project

    Nov 07, 2019 - Stuart Wise

    Engie North America is in the process of raising tax equity to finance its 225 MW Long Draw Solar Project, which is contracted with four municipal organizations in Texas.
  • Colombia Announces Tender for Third Transmission Project

    Nov 07, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    Colombia's Mines and Energy Planning Unit (UPME) has announced the launch of a third tender this week for a transmission project in the country's Caribbean region.
  • Chile Power Price Freeze is "Bad News" for Older PPAs

    Nov 06, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    A new bill to freeze consumer power prices in Chile has some project finance bankers worrying about the potential impact on projects with older, higher-priced power purchase agreements.
  • Infra Fund Manager Explores Peaker Portfolio Refi

    Nov 06, 2019 - Richard Metcalf, Taryana Odayar

    A New York-based infrastructure fund manager is looking to refinance a portfolio of gas-fired peakers in Massachusetts.
  • GIP Adds Holdco Debt to Carlsbad

    Nov 06, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    Global Infrastructure Partners has raised long-term holding company debt to lever up its 527 MW gas-fired Carlsbad Energy Center in San Diego County, Calif., with the aim of making the project easier for yield company Clearway Energy to digest.
  • EDP Inks 15-Year Solar PPA with Shell

    Nov 06, 2019 - Stuart Wise

    EDP Renewables North America has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with Shell Energy North America for the output from the 200 MW Sandrini Solar Park.
  • Mainstream Reaches Close on Condor

    Nov 05, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    Mainstream Renewable Power has reached financial close on Condor, the first phase of the 1.3 GW Andes Renovables renewable wind and solar portfolio in Chile.
  • Tenaska Closes $158 Million Wind Project Financing

    Nov 05, 2019 - Taryana Odayar

    Tenaska has closed a $158 million financing for its construction-stage Nobles 2 wind project in southwest Minnesota.
  • AEP Plots Ohio Renewables Projects

    Nov 05, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    AEP Energy has signed a long-term retail supply agreement to power a $600 million Google data center in New Albany, Ohio.
  • Colombian Brewery Gets Solar PPAs

    Nov 05, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    Solar energy company Colibri Energy has signed supply contracts with beer and malt producer Bavaria in Colombia.
  • Corporate Quartet Signs PPA with Apex

    Nov 05, 2019 - Stuart Wise, Taryana Odayar

    A group of four corporate offtakers has signed a joint power purchase agreement with Apex Clean Energy for 75 MW from a 500 MW wind farm in Texas.
  • Colombia Announces Tenders for Two Transmission Projects

    Nov 05, 2019 - Carmen Arroyo

    Colombia’s Mines and Energy Planning Unit (UPME) has announced the launch of two tenders for transmission projects in Colombia.
  • Details Emerge on DESRI Solar Deal

    Nov 05, 2019 - Shravan Bhat

    D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments financed a solar plant that is under construction in Utah with a mini-perm loan from two lenders.
  • Invenergy IDs AT&T as Offtaker for 300 MW Wind Project

    Nov 05, 2019 - Stuart Wise

    Invenergy has revealed that AT&T is the offtaker for its 300 MW Thunderhead Wind Energy Center in Nebraska.
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