What is the best way for countries to decarbonise?

by Stuart Murray, Head of AFRY Energy Management Consulting, North America In the face of federal inaction on climate change, US state governments, cities, utilities and private companies are setting “net zero” emission targets by 2050. However, there is no unified vision of how this will be achieved. Unlike the US, European leaders have set […]

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Trump’s policies vs. renewable energy: Who’s winning?

Ed Zaelke, global head of the energy project finance practice at McDermott Will & Emery, shares his views on what the Trump presidency has meant for companies in the wind industry and future risks. McDermott Will & Emery is sponsoring our Financing Wind North America conference on May 12th-14th 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts.   While a number […]

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How will the 2020 PTC extension affect US wind?

The five-year extension of a key production tax credit in President Obama’s second term took the US wind industry by surprise. Never before had firms enjoyed such long-term clarity when making their investment decisions. But, for surprise value, the extra one-year extension of the PTC confirmed by the US House of Representatives on 17th December […]

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What is the future of the US wind market in 2020?

PJ Deschenes, partner in the New York office of Greentech Capital Advisors, shares views on the future of US wind as the industry transitions through the Production Tax Credit (PTC) ramp-down phase. Greentech is sponsoring our Financing Wind North America conference on May 12th-14th 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts.   New wind power infrastructure will see a […]

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What does Pattern’s $6.1bn buyout mean for US yieldcos?

Last Monday, Pattern Energy announced that it has signed a $6.1bn deal to sell out to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Under the terms of the transaction, which is due to close by the end of June 2020, CPPIB is set to acquire 100% of Pattern for $26.75 per share. This implies an enterprise value […]

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