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  • Jul 02, 2015

    Distributed Energy Resources—Planning for the Future

    This Industry Current is written by John Thomas, executive vice president and cfo at Tennessee Valley Authority in Knoxville, Tenn. Thomas discusses the scope for distributed generation in the context of electric utilities.
  • Jul 02, 2015 - Richard Metcalf

    Supreme Court Decision Could Push Back Coal Retirements

    Market watchers say that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on emissions regulations enacted by the Environmental Protection Authority could delay the retirement of coal-fired plants.
  • Jul 02, 2015 - Nischinta Amarnath

    YieldCo Sweep – July

    Yield companies are set to circumvent the challenge of new competition if the Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act, recently reintroduced by Delaware and Kansas senators Chris Coons and Jerry Moran, passes muster.
  • Jul 01, 2015 - Nischinta Amarnath

    Duke Unit Makes Stellar Purchase

    REC Solar’s acquisition of Stellar Energy demonstrates Duke’s interest in making a big play in solar and distributed generation, Al Bucknam, ceo at REC Solar says.
  • Jul 01, 2015 - Nischinta Amarnath

    UPDATE: PSEG Obtained Loans for Keys Acquisition

    PSEG Power has financed its acquisition of the 755 MW Keys Energy Center combined-cycle gas-fired facility with loans, and will not require equity contributions to fund the purchase, a company representative has told PFR.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • YieldCo Sweep – July

    Jul 02, 2015 - Nischinta Amarnath

    Yield companies are set to circumvent the challenge of new competition if the Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act, recently reintroduced by Delaware and Kansas senators Chris Coons and Jerry Moran, passes muster.
  • Duke Unit Makes Stellar Purchase

    Jul 01, 2015 - Nischinta Amarnath

    REC Solar’s acquisition of Stellar Energy demonstrates Duke’s interest in making a big play in solar and distributed generation, Al Bucknam, ceo at REC Solar says.

Project Finance

  • Supreme Court Decision Could Push Back Coal Retirements

    Jul 02, 2015 - Richard Metcalf

    Market watchers say that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on emissions regulations enacted by the Environmental Protection Authority could delay the retirement of coal-fired plants.
  • Duo Nets Debt for Texas Wind Farm

    Jul 01, 2015 - Richard Metcalf

    Alterra Power and Starwood Energy have clinched a $287 million debt financing deal for the 204 MW Shannon wind park in Clay County, Texas.

Borrower Strategies

People & Firms

  • Barkley Swaps Duke For Piedmont

    Jun 11, 2015 - Nischinta Amarnath

    After 15 years at Duke Energy Progress, Bruce Barkley is exiting the company to join Piedmont Natural Gas as vp of regulatory affairs.
  • Barclays Banker Heads to BAML

    Jun 05, 2015 - Olivia Feld

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has appointed Brad Hutchinson from Barclays as co-head of the Americas energy investment banking group in Houston.

Latest Community

  • Jun 26, 2015 - Nischinta Amarnath, Richard Metcalf

    Reporter’s Notebook

    A snapshot of lighter moments at the 2015 REFF Wall Street conference in New York replete with snippets of conversation and banter across panels, luncheons and cocktails.

  • Jun 12, 2015 - Olivia Feld

    Utility Drones Take Off In California

    San Diego Gas & Electric has become the first utility to receive the Federal Aviation Administration’s permission to use drones.

  • Jun 05, 2015 - Olivia Feld

    NCAA College World Series: Wind Hits a Home Run

    Wind is being used to power the 11-day NCAA Men's College World Series tournament, which begins in Omaha, Neb. on June 13.