• People Moves: Columbia Threadneedle, Natixis, NBIM, BMO Capital Markets, Hong Kong Green Finance Association, FRC, Pattern Energy and NextEra Energy Partners

    04 January 2019

    Columbia Threadneedle boosts responsible investment team

  • NextEra yieldco to pay $1.3bn for renewables assets in dropdown deal

    07 September 2018

    NextEra Energy Resources has agreed to sell a 1.39GW portfolio of renewables assets to its parent company’s yieldco, for a sum of $1.275 billion.

  • Canadian pension fund buys $575m of renewables assets

    03 April 2018

    The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has agreed to purchase six renewables projects from NextEra Energy Partners for a sum of CAD741 million ($575 million).

  • 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

  • EF BRIEFS: Duke Energy, Statkraft, NEP

    09 September 2016

    Norway's sovereign wealth fund has divested its holdings in US utility Duke Energy, pointing to the company's risk of "severe environmental damage".

  • Feeding the beast: are US yieldcos sustainable?

    30 September 2015

    Yieldcos have been growing rapidly in recent years, but what are their long-term prospects, asks Hamza Ali

  • NextEra Energy Partners raises $910m in equity

    18 September 2015

    NextEra Energy Partners (NEP), the yieldco subsidiary of renewable developer NextEra Energy Resources, has raised $910 million in equity.

  • Building out the yieldco

    22 June 2015

    With more yieldcos expected to come to market in coming months, how will this asset class evolve, asks Sophie Robinson-Tillett

  • US yieldcos behind 3.8GW of acquisitions in 2014

    15 April 2015

    US yieldcos snapped up 3.8GW of operational renewable energy capacity in 2014 – an increase of almost 50% year-on-year – according to a report by law firm Orrick.

  • NextEra IPO to fund acquisitions

    24 June 2014

    Clean energy firm NextEra Energy hopes to raise up to $341 million by floating a subsidiary that owns and operates wind and solar projects in North America.