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    Apr 26, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    Apex Assigns Adviser to Sell the Company

    Apex Clean Energy has mandated a financial adviser to find a strategic investor for the renewable sponsor.
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    Apr 26, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    Panda Power Funds Partner Leaves Firm

    A partner who worked at Panda Power Funds and its predecessors for over 17 years has left the private equity firm, soon after one of its power plants filed for bankruptcy.
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    Apr 26, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Japanese Bank to Build Up New York M&A Ops

    A Japanese bank is establishing a mergers and acquisitions advisory team with a focus on generation assets in its New York office, sources tell PFR on the sidelines of Platts Global Power Markets 2017.
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    Apr 25, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Platts Vegas 2017: Consensus on Coal

    Opinions on the impact—or lack of impact—of shifts in government policy on coal-fired and renewable generation converged during the opening panel discussion of Platts Global Power Markets 2017.
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    Apr 25, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    Head of Energy Departs from European Bank

    A New York-based head of energy finance has left a European bank.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Details Emerge on Multiple Dynegy Divestments

    Apr 28, 2017 - Olivia Feld, Fotios Tsarouhis

    PFR has learned the identity of the investment bank advising Dynegy on the sale of two projects in Massachusetts, which could be followed by further divestments in California, New York and PJM Interconnection, according to sources on the sidelines of Platts Global Power Markets 2017 in Las Vegas.
  • Apex Assigns Adviser to Sell the Company

    Apr 26, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    Apex Clean Energy has mandated a financial adviser to find a strategic investor for the renewable sponsor.

Project Finance

  • Fitch Criteria Shake-up Could Mean Solar Project Upgrades

    Apr 27, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Fitch Ratings has revised the criteria it uses to assess renewable projects, which could lead to upgrades for several solar project financings.
  • Platts Vegas 2017: Consensus on Coal

    Apr 25, 2017 - Fotios Tsarouhis

    Opinions on the impact—or lack of impact—of shifts in government policy on coal-fired and renewable generation converged during the opening panel discussion of Platts Global Power Markets 2017.

Borrower Strategies

  • NextEra Raises $1.25B after Oncor Setback

    Apr 26, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    As NextEra Energy priced a $1.25 billion 10-year corporate bond on April 25 to refinance debt that is due to mature later this year, investors were apparently untroubled by the snag it hit trying to acquire a Texas utility company.
  • Arizona Utility to Call for Summer Generation

    Apr 17, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    Arizona Public Service is planning to issue a request for proposals for between 400 MW and 700 MW of summer peaking capacity.

People & Firms

  • Panda Power Funds Partner Leaves Firm

    Apr 26, 2017 - Olivia Feld

    A partner who worked at Panda Power Funds and its predecessors for over 17 years has left the private equity firm, soon after one of its power plants filed for bankruptcy.
  • U.S. Geothermal Begins Search for CEO

    Apr 26, 2017 - Richard Metcalf

    U.S. Geothermal is looking for a new ceo after the company and the existing officeholder, Dennis Gilles, were unable to agree to terms on an extension of his role.

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    Apr 28, 2017 - Power Finance & Risk

    Platts 2017: Reporter's Notebook

    The 32nd annual Platts Global Power Markets Conference from April 24 to April 26 at the Wynn Las Vegas. PFR managing editor Olivia Feld and reporter Fotios Tsarouhis were in attendance.

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    Mar 31, 2017 - Power Finance & Risk

    The Buzz: Beyond the Executive Order, the PJM Auction…

    When PFR asked financiers and sponsors backing gas-fired projects in PJM Interconnection how President Donald Trump’s executive order to dismantle his predecessor’s Clean Power Plan might affect development in the region, conversation quickly turned to other topics.

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    Mar 17, 2017 - Power Finance & Risk

    LAEIFF 2017: Reporter's Notebook

    A big winner in the first Mexican power auction is expected by some to eschew project finance in favor of balance sheet funding, but PFR readers know differently.

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