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  • Dec 09, 2016 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    FirstEnergy Starts Exclusive Talks with Prospective Buyer of Five Plants

    FirstEnergy Corp. has entered into exclusive negotiations with a potential purchaser of five generation assets, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Dec 09, 2016 - Stuart Wise, Richard Metcalf

    PPA Pulse: Offtake Types Vary Across States

    Renewables projects in the U.S. sealed almost 1 GW of power purchase agreements in the last two months, according to data gathered by PFR. Non-utility offtake arrangements outweighed PPAs with traditional utilities and more solar than wind was contracted, but the picture varied state by state.
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    Dec 08, 2016 - Olivia Feld

    Starwood Looks to Divest Texas Wind Project Duo

    Starwood Energy Group Global is selling two recently completed wind projects totaling 460 MW in Texas.
  • Dec 08, 2016 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    SunPower Finds Buyer for Nevada Project

    SunPower Corp. has found another buyer for a solar project it is building in the Las Vegas Valley that it previously intended to sell to Avangrid.
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    Dec 08, 2016 - Olivia Feld

    GenOn Default or Restructuring "Increasingly Likely"

    NRG Energy subsidiary GenOn Energy is facing an increased likelihood of a default or debt restructuring as it approaches several bond maturity dates, according to a report by Moody's Investor Service.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Project Finance

  • "Landmark" Chile Transmission Project Seals Debt

    Dec 07, 2016 - Richard Metcalf

    An $823 million debt financing backing Engie and Red Eléctrica de España’s Transmisora Eléctrica del Norte transmission line in Chile closed on Dec. 7 with the participation of an institutional investor.
  • Cheniere Refis $1.5B of Corpus Christi Debt

    Dec 06, 2016 - Richard Metcalf

    Cheniere Energy has priced its fifth project-level bond offering of the year, this time refinancing $1.5 billion of bank debt at its Corpus Christi LNG export terminal in the high yield market.

Borrower Strategies

  • GenOn Default or Restructuring "Increasingly Likely"

    Dec 08, 2016 - Olivia Feld

    NRG Energy subsidiary GenOn Energy is facing an increased likelihood of a default or debt restructuring as it approaches several bond maturity dates, according to a report by Moody's Investor Service.
  • GE Restructures Year-Old Power Services Unit

    Dec 07, 2016 - Olivia Feld

    Just over a year after the company was unveiled, General Electric-owned Current is undergoing a restructuring, PFR has learned.

People & Firms

  • M.D. Leaves Sequent for Engie

    Nov 28, 2016 - Richard Metcalf

    A managing director has left Sequent Energy Management to head the power and gas origination team at Engie Resources in Houston.
  • Ex-BBVA M.D. Lands Yieldco Directorship

    Nov 23, 2016 - Richard Metcalf

    Kerri Fox, who was head of project finance, North America, at BBVA until September, is one of three independent directors recently appointed to the board of TerraForm Power.

Latest Community

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    Dec 02, 2016 - Power Finance & Risk

    Step Aside, Topaz

    The recently completed 648 MW Kamuthi Solar project in Tamil Nadu, India, has set a new record as the largest solar project in the world.

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    Nov 21, 2016 - Power Finance & Risk

    Deal of the Year Submissions 2016

    Power Finance & Risk is now accepting submissions for its Deal of the Year 2016 Awards, recognizing excellence in power asset M&A and project finance across the Americas.

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    Nov 18, 2016 - Richard Metcalf

    Reporter’s Notebook

    A show and tell story, a slip of the tongue and an odd metaphor for battery storage leaped out from the pages of the PFR reporter’s notebook following recent conferences in Mexico City and Los Angeles.