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  • Apr 09, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    OMERS sells stake in US wind portfolio

    OMERS Infrastructure has signed a deal to sell its minority stake in Vento II, a 596 MW portfolio of wind projects in four US states, to Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure.
  • Apr 08, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Buckeye, Trafigura make US renewables play

    Houston-based oil pipeline investor Buckeye Partners has teamed up with global commodities house Trafigura's latest renewables venture, Nala Renewables, to acquire a majority stake in US renewables developer Swift Current Energy.
  • Apr 07, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    BayWa inks loan for Texas solar project

    German developer BayWa r.e. has signed a loan with the North American Development Bank for a utility-scale solar project in Texas.
  • Apr 07, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Avenue brings in new PM for sustainability credit fund

    Avenue Capital Partners has hired a new portfolio manager for its sustainable solutions credit fund following the departure of the previous PM in January.
  • Apr 07, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Goldstein departs from CoBank

    Brian Goldstein, who was sector vice president and head of project finance at CoBank for six years, is no longer with the firm.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • OMERS sells stake in US wind portfolio

    Apr 09, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    OMERS Infrastructure has signed a deal to sell its minority stake in Vento II, a 596 MW portfolio of wind projects in four US states, to Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure.
  • ReneSola sells Utah DG portfolio

    Apr 09, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    ReneSola has sold a 10 MW portfolio of behind-the-meter solar projects in Utah to Greenbacker Renewable Energy.

Project Finance

  • NextEra hooks offtaker for North Carolina solar

    Apr 09, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    NextEra Energy Resources has signed up a corporate offtaker for a 58 MW solar project that it is developing in North Carolina.
  • Vistra hastens retirement of Illinois coal-fired plant

    Apr 09, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Vistra Energy is bringing forward the retirement date for its 802 MW Electric Energy coal-fired plant in Joppa, Illinois, by three years, owing to the various legal and economic challenges the plant is up against.

Borrower Strategies

  • Brazil’s Rio Alto to hold IPO

    Apr 07, 2021 - Juliana Ennes

    Brazilian renewable energy producer Rio Alto Energias Renovaveis is preparing to go public via an initial public offering.
  • Strata inks $150m deal with Blackstone

    Apr 01, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Solar and battery storage developer Strata Solar has raised $150 million of flexible capital in a deal with Blackstone Credit ?and its affiliates.

People & Firms

  • Troutman hires tax equity lawyer from Mintz

    Apr 08, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Troutman Pepper has hired Judy Kwok, a tax lawyer focusing on renewable energy finance who used to work in-house at GE Energy Financial Services, from Mintz Levin.
  • New CEO for Eversource

    Apr 08, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    New England utility Eversource Energy has appointed a new president and CEO from within its own ranks to replace Jim Judge, who is stepping back to become executive chairman, effective May 5.

Latest Community

  • Mar 31, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Alternating Current: "Skybrators"

    A bladeless wind generator designed by a Madrid-based start-up has been dubbed the "Skybrator" due to its suggestive shape and the way it oscillates back-and-forth in a stiff breeze.

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    Mar 19, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Wind to whisky

    Several renowned Scotch whisky makers, including Glenmorangie, are working out a spirited plan to power their Highland distilleries with green hydrogen produced using generation from nearby offshore and onshore wind farms.

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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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