2013 Energy Finance Saw Rise Of Yieldcos, Term B Loans

Law360, New York (December 11, 2013, 6:47 PM EST) -- For energy developers in both the conventional and renewable sectors, 2013 was about finding new ways or rediscovering existing avenues to raise cash for their projects. Here, attorneys reveal five trends they have observed in energy project finance over the past year.

Yieldcos: A Possible Lifeline for Renewables

When electricity giant NRG Energy Inc. spun off several of its conventional and renewable energy assets into a wholly owned subsidiary earlier this year, it raised eyebrows in the renewables industry.

NRG Yield Inc. is a yieldco, a...
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