Idemitsu Renewables has secured financing for two of its solar projects including the 50 MW Central 40 solar project in Stanislaus County, California and its 80 MW Pioneer Solar project in Adams County, Colorado
The tax equity syndicate was arranged by RBC Capital Markets.
“We’re happy to announce this new partnership,” said Cary Vandenberg, Managing Director of Idemitsu Renewables. “It demonstrates the market’s confidence in us and the solar power industry as a whole even in the midst of a global pandemic.”
“Idemitsu Renewables has been a strong partner from the beginning,” said Yonette Chung McLean, Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets. “Our syndicate partners appreciated the strengths of the organization and the credit quality of the projects. We are especially pleased to have raised tax equity for both projects given the challenges in the current market and we look forward to the successful completion of Pioneer and Central 40.”
Pioneer will sell power to Intermountain Rural Electric Association (IREA), a nonprofit electric distribution cooperative based in Sedalia, Colorado, and Central 40 will sell power to Silicon Valley Power, which serves the City of Santa Clara, California.