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Renewables Tax & Tax Equity

Experience Highlights

  • Goldman Sachs Renewable Power (a $4 billion fund), in its:

    • Approximately $350 million acquisition from Marina Energy, a subsidiary of Southern Jersey Industries, of its solar portfolio comprised of 76 distributed solar energy projects with total capacity of 204 MW
    • Acquisition of a 142-MW portfolio of solar power generation assets from a subsidiary of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation
    • Acquisition of a series of solar projects developed by a major utility company
    • Ongoing investments, acquisitions and finance arrangements in renewable energy projects
  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Fund of The Carlyle Group in the formation of a joint venture with Alchemy Renewable Energy, LLC (ARE), a renewable energy developer and tax equity arranger, together with the acquisition of certain operating and development-stage solar projects from ARE

  • A private equity special situations fund in its:

    • Approximately $1 billion back-levered acquisition (by way of a joint venture) of a portfolio of wind and solar assets from a global conglomerate
    • Acquisition of interests in 16 wind energy projects through a joint venture with the subsidiary of a global banking institution
    • Various acquisitions and divestitures of tax equity and other interests in solar assets
  • Goldman Sachs’ Alternative Energy Investing Group in the formation of a joint venture with TELOS Clean Energy to develop, construct, own, and operate distributed solar power projects

  • Underwriters to Sunnova Energy International Inc., a residential solar and energy storage service provider, in its $168 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Pattern Energy Group in a series of strategic transactions that include a $724 million long-term commitment by an investment entity managed by Riverstone

  • A private equity fund in a $100 million acquisition of a portfolio of solar assets from a major utility 

  • eSolar in connection with a transaction with NRG Energy, Inc. for the development of three solar thermal power plants totaling up to 500 MW in the U.S