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  • Jan 13, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    RET Capital Sells Assets, Winds Down Operations

    Renewable Energy Trust Capital has sold its operating and developing assets and is planning to repay investors as it winds down its operations three years after the company was founded.
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    Jan 13, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    GE Coal-fired Plant Files for Chapter 11

    Homer City Generation, a GE Capital subsidiary that owns a 1,884 MW three-unit coal-fired plant in Indiana County, Pa., filed for a pre-packaged restructuring under Chapter 11 on Jan. 11.
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    Jan 13, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    Cricket Valley $1.5B Financing Set to Close Imminently

    A debt and equity financing totaling roughly $1.5 billion backing the Advanced Power Cricket Valley project in New York is expected to close as soon as Tuesday, sources tell PFR.
  • Jan 12, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Tenaska Nets Equity for PJM Project

    Tenaska has found an equity investor for a merchant gas-fired asset it owns that is under construction PJM Interconnection.
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    Jan 11, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Vivint Follows SolarCity into Institutional Term Loan Market

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has arranged a $204 million institutional term loan to refinance a 214 MW residential solar portfolio for Vivint Solar.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Coal-fired Plant Peddled by AEP Taken Offline by "Explosion"

    Jan 12, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    A coal-fired plant in Ohio—a portion of which forms part of a portfolio that AEP Generation Resources is trying to sell—has been taken offline following an incident, reportedly an “explosion”, on Tuesday.
  • Cypress Creek Seals Buy-up of N.C. Solar Shop

    Jan 12, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Cypress Creek Renewables has closed its acquisition of a solar developer and independent power producer that owns upwards of 1 GW of assets in North Carolina.

Project Finance

  • GE Coal-fired Plant Files for Chapter 11

    Jan 13, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Homer City Generation, a GE Capital subsidiary that owns a 1,884 MW three-unit coal-fired plant in Indiana County, Pa., filed for a pre-packaged restructuring under Chapter 11 on Jan. 11.
  • Cricket Valley $1.5B Financing Set to Close Imminently

    Jan 13, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    A debt and equity financing totaling roughly $1.5 billion backing the Advanced Power Cricket Valley project in New York is expected to close as soon as Tuesday, sources tell PFR.

Borrower Strategies

  • Algonquin Renewables Unit Issues First Bond in Three Years

    Jan 12, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Algonquin Power Co., the renewable generation subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities, has issued its first bond in three years through a C$300 million ($248 million) private placement.
  • Views Differ on Replacing Indian Point Capacity

    Jan 10, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    The announcement by Entergy Corp. of its planned closure of the Indian Point nuclear facility in New York State heralds the end of its merchant generation business, but may present an opportunity for other independent power producers and developers in New York ISO.

People & Firms

  • RET Capital Sells Assets, Winds Down Operations

    Jan 13, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    Renewable Energy Trust Capital has sold its operating and developing assets and is planning to repay investors as it winds down its operations three years after the company was founded.
  • Jefferies Snags Energy-focused Levfin Duo

    Jan 09, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Jefferies has strengthened its leveraged finance team with the addition of a pair of bankers who worked together at Lehman Brothers and Barclays for many years.

Latest Community

  • Jan 13, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    What Next for Indian Point?

    It will take many years and dollars for Entergy Corp. to decommission its Indian Point nuclear plant in Westchester County, N.Y., but it's never too early to ponder what use will ultimately be made of the site after that.

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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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