North America

Top US solar producers commit $6bn to boost US solar supply chain

AES, Clearway Energy, Cypress Creek and DE Shaw have formed the US Solar Buyer Consortium in an effort to expand domestic production capacity for the industry.

Riverstone spinout Sandbrook Capital targets $1bn for debut energy transition fund

After only six months of marketing, the emerging manager has already secured more than three-quarters of Fund I’s target.

GIC, Manulife, OTPP, AIMCo to fund world’s largest green hydrogen platform

The quartet has come together to fund Haddington Venture’s bid to construct the first of a series of green hydrogen platforms in the western US.

ECP set to close on $1.6bn for Calpine continuation fund

Five years after the US power company's $17bn take-private, ECP is rolling about 20% of the existing LPs into a new single-asset vehicle.

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North America has, for many years, been a preeminent infrastructure investment destination. Interest in the region has now accelerated driven by the US, on account of President Joe Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan. Combine that with the world’s most dynamic energy market, the energy transition and digital infrastructure mega-trends – as well as an LP community with plenty of room to grow their allocations to the asset class – and North America is likely to feature prominently in our coverage for many years to come. Given those factors, we are expanding our coverage of the region and offer our readers the opportunity on this page to explore key stories, news analysis, opinion and features.

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Biden’s US solar Band-Aid offers ray of hope

The president’s short-term political move should allow solar to continue being a cost-effective energy transition measure.
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