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    Apr 04, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Mexico Quietly Postpones Tenders Amid Economic Turmoil

    Mexico has pushed back the procurement process for three combined-cycle gas-fired projects and a transmission line until the end of spring, as the country’s economy reels and the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), which is running the process, suffers a credit rating downgrade.
  • Apr 03, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Avenue Capital Raises Holdco Debt on Peaker Duo

    Avenue Capital Group recently levered up a pair of simple-cycle gas-fired peaking projects in PJM Interconnection with a layer of holdco debt.
  • Apr 03, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Austrian Developer Plots Chilean Solar

    Vienna-headquartered AustrianSolar is moving forward with the development of a 141 MW solar project in Chile.
  • Apr 03, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Colombia Postpones Transmission Tender

    Colombia’s Mines and Energy Planning Unit (UPME) has pushed back by three weeks the procurement process for a transmission line in the country’s Caribbean region.
  • Apr 02, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    C&I Solar Developer Tweaks Portfolio Debt

    Commercial and industrial-scale solar True Green Capital (TGC) changed the structured of a loan package to draw down on debt for two projects in different U.S. states.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Renewables Developer Closes Sale of Solar Trio

    Apr 03, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    A renewables developer has closed the sale of a trio of solar assets located in Ercot North.
  • FERC Places Condition on El Paso Electric Sale

    Apr 02, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has conditionally approved the $4.3 billion sale of El Paso Electric to JP Morgan Investment Management, but insists that the asset manager come up with a mitigation plan to address potential market power screen failures.

Project Finance

  • Mexico Quietly Postpones Tenders Amid Economic Turmoil

    Apr 04, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Mexico has pushed back the procurement process for three combined-cycle gas-fired projects and a transmission line until the end of spring, as the country’s economy reels and the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), which is running the process, suffers a credit rating downgrade.
  • Capital Power Raises Financing for Cardinal Wind Project

    Apr 03, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Capital Power Corp. has closed a tax equity investment from two U.S. financial institutions for its 150 MW Cardinal Point wind project in McDonough and Warren Counties, Ill.

Borrower Strategies

  • Scatec Lands ESG-linked Loan

    Mar 31, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    Norwegian independent power producer Scatec Solar has closed a $165 million corporate debt refinancing, including a revolving credit facility linked to environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics.
  • Atlantic Power Amends Revolver

    Mar 19, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Atlantic Power Corp. has signed amendments to its senior secured revolving credit facility, extending the tenor and adjusting the pricing to match its recently refinanced term loan B.

People & Firms

  • Arup Taps Oytan to Lead U.S. Offshore Wind Business

    Apr 03, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Engineering consultancy Arup has hired Saygin Oytan to spearhead the development of its U.S. offshore wind practice.
  • New CEO at Hydro-Québec

    Apr 03, 2020 - Shravan Bhat

    The government of Québec has appointed Sophie Brochu as president and CEO of Hydro-Québec, making her the first woman to hold the title.

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    Mar 13, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Reporter’s Notebook: “Everyone is Freaking Out About Coronavirus”

    The Covid-19 panic that has sent markets spiraling has also upended the working conditions and lifestyles of project finance officials, with cancelled conferences, enforced remote working, handshake bans and even the prospect of "virtual closing dinners," however that is supposed to work.

  • Oct 28, 2011 - Sara Rosner

    Solar Power Swimwear To Beat The Winter Blues

    What do you get when you combine photovoltaic technology and some extremely skimpy swimwear? A piece of apparel that can power your iPod and give you some serious tan lines.

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    Sep 09, 2011 - Holly Fletcher

    Mont. State U. Installs Run-Powered Generation

    What do pizza and power generation have in common? For students at Montana State University, it's a pair of treadmills that help them burn off those late-night snacks and generate power at the same time. Students who frequent the campus' Hosaeus Fitness Center can now hop on a treadmill to help power the gym.

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