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New Capacity From Renewables Is 3,500 Times More Than That From Coal

by North American Windpower Staff on February 03, 2016 Coming in first place for all renewable sources of energy, wind power accounted for nearly half of all new generating capacity in the U.S. last year, according to the latest Energy Infrastructure Update from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Citing the FERC statistics, nonprofit SUN DAY Read more…

Hannon Armstrong Completes $100.5 million, A-Rated, 19 Year Term, 4.28% Sustainable Yield Bonds™ Offering

Hannon Armstrong Completes $100.5 million, A-Rated, 19 Year Term, 4.28% Sustainable Yield Bonds™ Offering With CarbonCount™ Score of 0.39 MT/$1000 ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. (“Hannon Armstrong,” “we”, “our” or the “Company;”) (NYSE: HASI), a leading provider of debt and equity financing to the energy efficiency and Read more…

Scatec Solar Closes USD 157 Million Financing from Google and Prudential Capital

OSLO, Norway, Jan. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Scatec Solar ASA (‘SSO’), the integrated independent solar power producer, has entered into financing agreements totalling USD 157 million for construction of a 104 MW(dc) Red Hills solar power plant in Utah. When complete, the Red Hills solar project will be Scatec Solar’s largest developed and constructed project in North America. Total investment for the plant Read more…

International Entourage!

Our own Allie traveled to the Dominican Republic to build this family of eight a new house. She arrived equipped with our  retired softball shirts. There’s no better feeling than to give to those who need it most!  AWCC Capital personally, wishes this beautiful family many years of happiness, memories and security in their new Read more…

Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. Acquires $107 Million Portfolio of Land and Leases for Solar and Wind Projects

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc.(“Hannon Armstrong,” “we,” “our” or the “company;” NYSE: HASI), a leading sustainable infrastructure investor, today announced the acquisition of a $107 million portfolio of land and payments from land leases underlying wind and solar projects. HASI also entered into an expansion of its existing credit Read more…

Marathon Capital Advises American Wind Capital Company on Sale of Portfolio and Company

May 28, 2014 Chicago, IL – May 28, 2014 – American Wind Capital Company (“AWCC”), the market leader in monetizing longterm, contracted ground rent / ground lease agreements in high-quality solar and wind projects, has been sold to Hannon Armstrong Capital, LLC and its affiliate Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc., for $106,650,000. Marathon Capital, LLC acted as Read more…

Salvation Gets Cheap!

The New York Times: The Opinion Press         Article by Paul Krugman  posted APRIL 17, 2014 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which pools the efforts of scientists around the globe, has begun releasing draft chapters from its latest assessment, and, for the most part, the reading is as grim as you might expect. We are Read more…

Corn Plummeting Spurs Talk of ’80s U.S. Farmland Bust: Mortgages

Bloomberg News  by Kathleen M. Howley  ♦ December 17, 2013 Din Tai Fung, a restaurant in Shanghai’s Xintiandi district, is famous for its steamed pork dumplings. The pigs that keep those dumplings on the table are fattened with corn — much of it imported from the U.S. American farmers have prospered during a three-year boom in corn Read more…

Happy Holidays from American Wind Capital!

May the Holiday Season Bring You Joyful Moments and Warm Memories!

CIT Serves as Lead Arranger in $100 Million Renewable Energy Land Lease Financing

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) cit.com, a leading provider of financing and advisory services to small businesses and middle market companies, today announced that it arranged a $100 million senior secured credit facility for AWCC Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of American Wind Capital, to acquire a portfolio of land leases from solar projects from Hawaii to Read more…