• Pattern Energy makes $7 billion renewables commitment

    04 July 2017

    US yieldco Pattern Energy (PEGI) plans to invest $7 billion to expand its portfolio of renewables projects as part of its five-year business plan.

  • US Yieldcos: escaping the parent trap

    23 June 2017

    A recent spate of M&As in the yieldco space seems to point to a new chapter in the model's evolution. Hamza Ali reports

  • 8point3 a strategic sale, but Atlantica may be broken-up, says UBS

    24 April 2017

    As the parent sponsors of 8point3 Energy Partners (CAFD) and Atlantica Yield (ABY) prepare to sell their stakes, the future of the two yieldcos may be quite different, said an analysist for UBS.

  • First Solar mulls sale of 8point3

    12 April 2017

    First Solar has announced that it is considering the sale of its interest in yieldco 8point3 Energy Partners, as the formers makes a strategic realignment around its solar panel business.

  • Voting begins for EF's Deals of the Year awards

    12 April 2017

    Nominations are now being accepted for the tenth annual Environmental Finance Deals of the Year awards.

  • New shoots, old roots; the return of the yieldco

    23 November 2016

    After a disastrous year in 2015, US yieldcos have seen their share prices rebound. Has the model turned a corner, asks Hamza Ali

  • Sun Power and First Solar announce yieldco IPO price

    19 June 2015

    Sun Power and First Solar have priced shares in their dual-sponsor yieldco, 8point3 Energy Partners, as $21, raising $420 million from its initial public offering today.

  • SunPower and First Solar set out terms for yieldco IPO

    11 June 2015

    SunPower and First Solar have pushed the button on their plans to float a joint yieldco, 8point3 Energy Partners.

  • First Solar says yieldco plans triggered Q1 losses

    01 May 2015

    Renewables giant First Solar has made a loss for the first time since 2012, due to preparations for the launch of its yieldco.

  • SunPower and First Solar prepare for yieldco IPO

    11 March 2015

    US renewables firms SunPower and First Solar have confirmed the launch of a yieldco, which the pair are now preparing to float.