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  • May 28, 2015

    How Does Tesla’s Powerwall Impact the Electric Power Sector?

    This week's Industry Current is written by Benjamin L. Israel, a Washington, D.C.-based partner at Kaplan, Kirsch & Rockwell. This feature provides context for what the Tesla Powerwall means for retail consumers and wholesale generation, transmission and distribution.
  • May 28, 2015 - Nischinta Amarnath

    SolarCity Scouts More Capital Through BAML-backed Program

    SolarCity, partnering with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, is in talks with regional banks for enrollment in a renewable tax equity investment program announced on May 28.
  • May 28, 2015 - Olivia Feld

    NTE Eyes Debt For $800M+ CCGT Projects

    NTE Energy is in the bank market to raise debt for two combined cycle gas-fired projects, each pegged at upwards of $400 million.
  • May 27, 2015 - Richard Metcalf

    Mississippi Power Explores Alternatives After Kemper Deal Folds

    Mississippi Power is evaluating alternatives to offset the impact of South Mississippi Electric Power’s withdrawal from a planned investment in a 582 MW coal-fired facility in Kemper County, Miss.
  • May 27, 2015 - Olivia Feld

    EDP Lands JPM Tax Equity

    EDP Renewables North America and JPMorgan may stalk additional tax equity investors for the 99 MW Rising Tree III wind project in Kern County, Calif.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Project Finance

  • NTE Eyes Debt For $800M+ CCGT Projects

    May 28, 2015 - Olivia Feld

    NTE Energy is in the bank market to raise debt for two combined cycle gas-fired projects, each pegged at upwards of $400 million.
  • EDP Lands JPM Tax Equity

    May 27, 2015 - Olivia Feld

    EDP Renewables North America and JPMorgan may stalk additional tax equity investors for the 99 MW Rising Tree III wind project in Kern County, Calif.

Borrower Strategies

  • SolarCity Scouts More Capital Through BAML-backed Program

    May 28, 2015 - Nischinta Amarnath

    SolarCity, partnering with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, is in talks with regional banks for enrollment in a renewable tax equity investment program announced on May 28.
  • Principal Solar Could Raise $31.6M With IPO

    May 21, 2015 - Richard Metcalf

    Principal Solar is looking to raise up to $31.6 million with an IPO and Nasdaq listing as it grows its portfolio with two projects in North Carolina and eyes 707 MW of solar in Texas.

People & Firms

  • Goldman Banker Moves To SolarCity

    May 27, 2015 - Nischinta Amarnath

    SolarCity has hired former Goldman Sachs executive Radford Small as a member of its executive leadership. .
  • Rabobank Taps NordLB Banker

    May 20, 2015 - Olivia Feld

    Rabobank has hired a former director at NordLB as v.p. in loan syndication.

Latest Community

  • May 22, 2015 - Olivia Feld

    Eiffel Tower Goes Green

    Two on-site wind turbines have been installed at the Eiffel Tower, as part of the first major renovations at the Parisian landmark in 30 years.

  • May 08, 2015 - Nischinta Amarnath

    The Buzz: SolarCity Revs Up Its Growth Engine

    SolarCity is at the nucleus of asset class growth activity even as a trio of M&A deals have made their way into the market.

  • Apr 24, 2015 - Olivia Feld

    Houdini Takes Flight For Wind Projects

    A peregrine falcon dubbed Houdini may be the answer to the perennial bird-versus-wind turbine controversy.