• Jan 19, 2018 - Stuart Wise

    PPA Pulse: Facebook Likes N.M. Renewables — Nike Nets Wind — Solar Deal Inked in Florida

    Facebook and Nike have been among the companies procuring renewables in the U.S. recently, while Origis Energy has lined up an offtaker for a solar project in Florida.
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    Jan 19, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    BAML to Invest in Duke Project After Initial Investment Falls Through

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch is replacing another financial institution as the tax equity investor in the 24.9 MW Shoreham Commons solar project on Long Island that Duke Renewable Energy is in the process of acquiring.
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    Jan 19, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Starwood Wraps Debt-financed Coal-fired Portfolio Acquisition

    Starwood Energy Group Global has completed its acquisition of stakes in a contracted coal-fired portfolio from an Ares-EIF fund, which the buyer is financing with long-term debt from a club of lenders.
  • Jan 19, 2018 - Stuart Wise

    N.M. Utility Seeks OK for Facebook PPAs

    Public Service Co. of New Mexico has filed with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission for approval of three long-term power purchase agreements, the costs of which it will recover through a special service contract with Facebook.
  • Jan 19, 2018 - Stuart Wise

    Nike Nets Texas Wind

    Footwear maker Nike has signed a power purchase agreement with Avangrid Renewables for 86 MW from the developer's 286 MW Karankawa wind project in Texas.

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Project Finance

Borrower Strategies

  • Nevada Utility Invites Battery Storage Proposals with Renewables RFP

    Jan 10, 2018 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Las Vegas-based utility NV Energy is explicity inviting bidders to propose generation-plus-storage projects for the first time in its latest request for proposals, under which it is seeking up-to-330 MW of renewables in its home state.
  • ERCOT Reserve Margin Set to Dip Below 10%

    Dec 19, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    ERCOT’s latest capacity, demand and reserves report forecasts a reserve margin for the grid system operator’s territory, which covers most of Texas, of just 9.3% for summer 2018, raising the prospect of scarcity pricing.

People & Firms

  • Mizuho M&A Maven Moves to Marathon

    Jan 19, 2018 - Richard Metcalf, Shravan Bhat

    The former head of North American energy mergers and acquisitions at Mizuho Securities joined Marathon Capital's growing New York team at the beginning of the year.
  • Power Banker Moves On After Brief Stint at ING

    Jan 10, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    A banker who joined ING’s utilities, power and renewables team in New York as a director last summer has already left for a different role at an advisory firm in Spain.

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    Jan 19, 2018 - Power Finance & Risk

    Projects & Money 2018: Reporter’s Notebook

    Delegates traveling to Louisiana from frigid northern cities had their hopes of a respite from the cold dashed as temperatures in New Orleans hovered around freezing point for the duration of the conference this year.

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    Jan 12, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Church Razed for Coal Mine as Germany Cuts CO2 Targets

    These were not the optics Germany wanted in 2018. The St. Lambertus Catholic church in Immerath, west of Cologne, has been bulldozed to make way for an open-pit lignite mine.

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    Dec 15, 2017 - Power Finance & Risk

    #PowerTweets Dec. 15, 2017

    The #PowerTweets feature tracks trends in project finance and M&A in the Americas on Twitter.

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