S&P Global Ratings says Mesa La Paz expects to issue in the short term new senior secured bonds for a total amount of $303 million with final maturity in December 2044 under a project-finance structure.
Offshore wind energy showing its promises and challenges
Falling costs and technological improvements are driving a boom in offshore wind power projects worldwide. And while Europe’s industry is still the most mature, the U.S.’ is still in its infancy.
The end to subsidies in Spain: The beginning of a new era for its renewables?
The drop in production costs across the supply chain and growing production scale have some governments thinking that renewables are now competitive without subsidies, as it is in Spain.
U.S. green finance sees a clearer (and brighter) year ahead
The grass should be even greener in 2018 for green finance globally. The green bond market, especially, remains red hot worldwide.
S&P Global Ratings spots industry top Asia-Pacific trends for utilities in 2018
The generation mix in Asia-Pacific is undergoing a change, with increasing penetration of renewables–though on a relatively lower base.
Will better batteries dim electric utilities’ prospects?
In the not-so-distant future—but well beyond the next 10 years—technological advances will make batteries smaller, cheaper, and smarter.
Green America: Renewable standards, tax credits, and what’s next
S&P Global Ratings discussed the development of the green bond market in the U.S., some of the hurdles, how it differs from the European and Asian markets, and the opportunities that await investors.
The promises and challenges of the offshore wind industry
Enhanced technology is driving down the cost of offshore wind power. In turn, this is having a positive effect on new offshore wind power projects.
A little finance insight from a transaction overview of Cross-Sound Cable LLC
This undersea cable project transmits power from renewable-rich New England into Long Island, New York, New York, which has historically faced both gas and electric transmission constraints.
Offshore wind projects take off as technology improves and costs fall
• Improving technology is making offshore wind power an increasingly viable energy source worldwide.
Low power prices are dimming the future at ERCOT
The ERCOT power market has weakened significantly between 2014 and 2017, with power prices dropping to unsustainably low levels and crippling profitability for generators.
Analyzing size & structure of 2016 global project finance debt in Q3 & Q4
To help investors monitor risk and portfolio allocations, S&P Global Ratings has conducted a study looking at the size and structure of total project finance debt rated by S&P globally.