• SunPower set to issue $350m of convertibles

    09 December 2015

    SunPower is to place $350 million of senior convertible debentures, which may be used to support the launch of its yieldco.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Solar Star to expand record bond issue by $325m

    09 March 2015

    The 579MW Solar Star project in California is expected to issue $325 million in senior secured 'Series B' notes on 12 March to supplement last year's $1 billion issue of 'Series A' notes which was the largest ever renewable energy project finance bond.

  • First Solar and SunPower plan first ever 'joint yieldco'

    24 February 2015

    US firms First Solar and SunPower are in negotiations to launch the world's first 'joint yieldco' to operate renewable energy assets.

  • US solar stocks soar on Obama's budget proposals

    04 February 2015

    Shares in leading US solar energy companies have jumped by 9% or more following President Obama's 2016 budget proposal on Monday to make permanent the tax credits that support US renewable energy projects.

  • Scatec Solar and Google in $188 million JV for US project

    08 January 2015

    Scatec Solar has secured $157 million from Google and Prudential to build a major new plant in the US.

  • What does the slump in oil prices mean for the low-carbon sector?

    23 December 2014

    Oil prices have almost halved in recent months, creating havoc in financial markets. But what is the impact on renewables, energy efficiency, and other low-carbon themed investments, asks Peter Cripps