Renewable Energy Projects + Master Limited Partnerships = a New Twist in Energy Financing

August 7, 2012 09:16 by Bill Conway in Energy  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)

The recent introduction of a bill to allow MLPs to own renewable energy projects has the potential to reshape the renewable energy marketplace, especially considering the uncertainty of the tax credit programs and the expiration of the 1603 Grant program.  The MLP structure will help in leveling the playing field in comparing renewable vs. fossil fuel generation, and give the renewable industry the ability to grow.  However, despite a potentially more attractive financing path, renewable energy projects need to continue to focus on providing attractively priced power for electric consumers. 

 

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