SolarCity and BAML in $400m deal
Solar leasing firm SolarCity has agreed a $400 million deal with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) to finance new residential projects in the US.
Natixis arranges 'landmark' €165m solar project bond
A portfolio of solar photovoltaic (PV) plants has undergone a debt refinancing in a €165 million ($204 million) landmark transaction, said its arranger, Natixis.
SunPower acquires technology firm
Texas-based SolarBridge Technologies, which was bought by SunPower for an undisclosed sum, specialises in rooftop solar microinverters, which can be integrated into panels as they are manufactured, rather than at installation stage.
Can yieldcos deliver?
Investor appetite for renewable energy yieldcos shows no sign of being sated, as the latest launches have seen strong demand. Sophie Robinson-Tillett asks how much potential these vehicles have, and whether they're really worth their current valuations
New financing structures support bullish outlook for solar power – Citi
The outlook for solar energy globally "is increasingly bright", according to equities analysts at investment bank Citi.
Hannon Armstrong eyes $2bn of investment opportunities
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (HASI) said it retains a pipeline of potential investments worth more than $2 billion, after investing almost $1 billion since its IPO in April 2013.
HASI lends $44.5m to SunPower's solar leasing arm
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (HASI) has expanded its "partnership" with SunPower by loaning it $44.5 million to help ramp up its rooftop leasing arm.
SunEdison floats yieldco at 10 times original target, 'SunPower next'
SunEdison will float its yieldco at more than 10 times its previous target price.
Making hay while the sun shines
What does the recent spate of convertible issues tell us about the solar market, and are there more to come, asks Peter Cripps
SunPower prices $400m convertibles offer
SunPower has announced the pricing of its $400 million convertibles issue, and said it hopes to close the transaction on 11 June.