Why Natural Gas Is The New Coal

Surrounded by coal industry workers, donned in khaki pants and polo shirts, President Trump signed an executive order in March pulling the plug on his predecessor's plan to close hundreds of coal-fired power plants to reduce carbon emissions.  "You're going back to work," Trump told the miners. 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

Ygrene Energy Fund Secures $30M Financing Facility from New Energy Capital

Ygrene Energy Fund, the leading national provider of residential, commercial and multifamily property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing announced today it has secured a $30 million financing facility from the New Energy Capital Infrastructure Credit Fund and related funds which are managed and advised by New Energy Capital Partners, a leading investor in clean infrastructure real assets. This capital will be instrumental in achieving 2017 growth projections and brings the company’s PACE asset financing capacity to $280 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