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    Feb 24, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Exelon pulls trigger on competitive power spin-off

    Exelon Corp has announced its intention to spin its competitive generation and retail power businesses off into a separate publicly-listed company following a strategic review.
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    Feb 19, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Case Study: Lighthouse Renewable

    When Clearway Energy Group recently offloaded a 1.6 GW portfolio of renewable energy assets to its yieldco Clearway Energy, third-party co-investor Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital opted for an unusual capital structure, swapping out common equity for preferred equity instead.
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    Feb 19, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Is there any problem securitization can’t fix?

    Securitization exists in the public consciousness primarily as a shadowy corner of the capital markets in which out-of-control financial engineering causes global economic meltdowns. Could it be due a reappraisal?
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    Feb 19, 2021 - Power Finance & Risk

    PPA Pulse: Calfornia CCAs look to pool buying power

    Eight community choice aggregators in California are aiming to leverage their collective purchasing power by combining to form a new joint powers authority called California Community Power.
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    Feb 18, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    SoCalEd prices wildfire recovery ABS

    Southern California Edison has priced its first securitization in more than 20 years, the proceeds of which it will use to finance upgrades and other costs associated with its wildfire prevention program.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • AES to sell stake in Chilean coal-fired asset

    Feb 24, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    AES Corp's Chilean subsidiary, AES Gener, has signed a deal to sell its interest in the Guacolda coal-fired asset in Chile to the co-owner of the plant, WEG Group.
  • CapDyn preps Indiana solar build-transfer

    Feb 24, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Capital Dynamics is developing a 300 MW solar project in Posey County, Indiana, to be sold to a utility company once it is online.

Project Finance

  • CenterPoint outlines Indiana solar PPA

    Feb 24, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    CenterPoint Energy is requesting regulatory approval for a power purchase agreement for an Indiana solar project.
  • PREPA issues RFP for renewables, batteries

    Feb 24, 2021 - Ila Patel

    The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority has issued a request for proposals for private partners to develop 1 GW of renewable energy capacity and 500 MW of battery energy storage on the island.

Borrower Strategies

  • Exelon pulls trigger on competitive power spin-off

    Feb 24, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Exelon Corp has announced its intention to spin its competitive generation and retail power businesses off into a separate publicly-listed company following a strategic review.
  • Chilean gencos to add tranche to securitization

    Feb 19, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    A group of Chilean generation companies (gencos) affected by the country's 2019 power price freeze are preparing a private placement to securitize deferred receivables that will represent the second tranche of a bond issued ten days ago.

People & Firms

  • Investec puts Cho, Pantelogianis in charge of global infra

    Feb 24, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Investec has appointed Ralph Cho and Michael Pantelogianis as global co-heads of its power and infrastructure finance group.
  • Bolsonaro fires Petrobras CEO

    Feb 23, 2021 - Juliana Ennes

    Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has fired the president of state-owned oil company Petrobras, Roberto Castello Branco, owing to a disagreement over fuel pricing policy.

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    Feb 19, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Is there any problem securitization can’t fix?

    Securitization exists in the public consciousness primarily as a shadowy corner of the capital markets in which out-of-control financial engineering causes global economic meltdowns. Could it be due a reappraisal?

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    Jan 29, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Paint it SPAC

    Recently, it seems that every day brings blank check company news, whether it’s an initial public offering or a merger. But could a privately held renewable energy project developer go public this way by the end of the year?

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    Jan 22, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Better late than never

    The years-long stampede of international capital into the US renewable energy sector has continued unabated in the first few weeks of 2021, as latecomers from around the world have finally got in on the action.

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