2016 Greenhouse Gas Impact

In 2016, the solar, landfill gas, and fuel cell projects funded by New Energy Capital offset over 1,345,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents. This figure represents investments from the Infrastructure Credit Fund, the Alliance I Fund, and the Alliance II Fund, and is more than double that of 2015. Continue Reading

Buyouts: Need to Meet

The U.S. solar market is surging, with capacity having grown by 95 percent last year.  "I was fortunate enough to participate at the beginning," said Scott Brown, who in 1987 helped found the company that is now First Solar. Continue Reading

New Energy Capital Partners Completes Final Closing for Oversubscribed Infrastructure Credit Fund

New Energy Capital Partners, LLC (“NEC”), a leading alternative asset management firm focused on debt and equity investments in small- and mid-sized clean energy infrastructure projects and companies, today announced that it held a final closing for the New Energy Capital Infrastructure Credit Fund (the “Fund”) with total capital commitments of $325 million. The Fund was oversubscribed and exceeds NEC’s initial target of $250 million.  Continue reading

New Energy Capital Hires Two Principals Continuing Growth of the Clean Infrastructure Investing Platform

Clean energy infrastructure private equity firm New Energy Capital Partners announced today that it has hired Jeph Shaw and Ian Marcus as Principals in its Hanover, New Hampshire office. Mr. Shaw was previously an Associate with the firm before earning an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and subsequently participating in the Management Leadership Development Program at SunEdison, where he focused on investment and financing activities at the TerraForm YieldCo affiliate.   Mr. Marcus joins from Morgan Stanley & Co. where he was a Vice President on the Solar Desk within the North America Power & Gas Unit in its Commodities Division. While at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Marcus originated, structured, and principally invested in solar projects in the residential, commercial, community, and utility sectors.  Continue reading

2015 Greenhouse Gas Impact

The solar, landfill gas, and fuel cell projects funded by New Energy Capital through the New Energy Capital Cleantech Infrastructure Fund offset over 482 thousand metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents (“MT CO2 Eq.”) in 2015. NEC expects this number to grow in 2016 as in-construction solar projects are placed into service and as the AltAir renewable fuel project begins commercial production. Continue reading