• Three yieldcos sold in less than a week

    08 February 2018

    A yieldco sale frenzy over the past couple of days has seen deals struck to buy NRG Yield, 8point3 and Saeta Yield.

  • Total pays €237m for stake in renewable energy producer

    20 September 2017

    French oil and gas company Total has purchased a 23% stake in renewables company Eren for €237.5 million ($284 million).

  • NRG yieldco sell-off 'unlikely' to spark bidding war

    21 July 2017

    A bidding war is unlikely in NRG Energy's sale of up to 100% of its stake in yieldco NRG Yield, even if strong interest exists, a financial analyst has said.

  • 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

  • Repsol's green bond: exploring the controversy

    19 May 2017

    Spanish oil & gas company Repsol issued a controversial green bond that immediately raised concerns, mainly because it represents more investment in production that results in more carbon emissions, even if more efficiently. Marcio Viegas assesses the controversy

  • 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.

  • 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

  • SunPower ups convertibles sale to $400m

    10 December 2015

    US renewables firm SunPower has upped its sale of convertible debentures from $350 million to $400 million.