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Clean Energy Capital provides investment banking and financial advisory services to participants in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Our core focus is project financing of US energy and infrastructure assets, and support of companies engaged in project finance.

We combine broad knowledge of the US electric utility, infrastructure, and natural gas midstream sectors with specialization in structured finance, project finance, tax credits, debt and equity private placement, and asset acquisition and sale. We help companies finalize the commercial arrangements and contracts that support project financing, develop and execute plans of finance, and sell or acquire industrial assets and business. We advise private developers, public companies, utilities, and governmental agencies.

With offices in Houston and San Francisco, we provide national coverage of the primary energy and infrastructure sectors. Our clients are active in the generation and transmission of electricity, natural gas midstream, water infrastructure, and the primary renewable energy sectors.

SECTORS

As an energy-focused investment bank, Clean Energy Capital has expertise in Power & Utilities as well as Oil & Gas. Our strength in these two traditional energy categories positions our firm to support large special-situation infrastructure projects, such as utility-scale ocean-water desalination.

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SERVICES

Clean Energy Capital provides financial advisory, project advisory, mergers & acquisitions, and private placement services to clients of the firm. We provide our clients with expertise and service comparable to that provided by tier 1 investment banks, but without the high overhead cost, institutional rigidity, and bias toward cross-selling of products and services.

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LATEST NEWS

ACWA 2013 Spring Conference & Exhibition

Sacramento, CA. –David M. Moore, Managing Director of Clean Energy Capital, participated in two panels addressing water, energy and project finance at the Association of California Water Agencies 2013 Spring Conference.

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    WAIPIO SOLAR PROJECT - CLOSING OF SALE AND PURCHASE TRANSACTION

    Posted on: Thursday, October 15, 2015
    San Francisco, CA. – Clean Energy Capital today announced the sale and purchase of the Waipio Solar Project, an approximately 16.275 megawatt solar generation facility located on 14 sites on the Island of Oahu in Hawaii. The Project is located on Navy and Marine Corp bases including Joint Base Pearl Harbor‐Hickam. Energy generated by the  ..

    CLEAN ENERGY CAPITAL REPORT – EXPEDITED PURIFIED WATER PROGRAM

    Posted on: Thursday, July 30, 2015
    San Francisco, CA. – Clean Energy Capital has prepared a preliminary evaluation of program delivery methods for the expedited purified water program being pursued by the Santa Clara Valley Water District. The expedited purified water program, when in service, could provide up to 45,000 acre-feet annually of purified water to recharge the ..

    CALIFORNIA DROUGHT ADDS SENSE OF URGENCY TO DESALINATION PROJECT

    Posted on: Friday, October 24, 2014
    LOS ANGELES — California's drought has added a sense of urgency to a proposal for a $900 million seawater desalination project in Huntington Beach, Calif. Orange County Water District board President Shawn Dewane said nearly every time he speaks publicly he gets asked why the desalination project isn't already finished.  ..

    CLEAN ENERGY CAPITAL FINANCIAL REPORT – PROPOSED HUNTINGTON BEACH DESALINATION PROJECT

    Posted on: Saturday, October 11, 2014
    San Francisco, CA. – Clean Energy Capital has prepared a detailed financial analysis of a potential ocean-water desalination project in Huntington Beach, California. The report evaluates the terms proposed by Poseidon Water LLC, the developer and owner of the Project, for a water purchase agreement between Poseidon and the Orange ..

    ACWA 2013 SPRING CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION

    Posted on: Friday, May 17, 2013
    Sacramento, CA. –David M. Moore, Managing Director of Clean Energy Capital, participated in two panels addressing water, energy and project finance at the Association of California Water Agencies 2013 Spring Conference. Mr. Moore presented levelized cost of energy (LCOE) analysis as part of a panel titled “Rethink ..

    CARLSBAD DESALINATION PROJECT IS NAMED “DESALINATION DEAL OF THE YEAR” BY GLOBAL WATER INTELLIGENCE

    Posted on: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
    Houston, TX. –Global Water Intelligence has awarded “Desalination Deal of the Year 2013” honors to the Carlsbad Desalination Project, a $1 billion project financing implementing a public-private partnership between Poseidon Resources and the San Diego County Water Authority. The award recognizes the Carlsbad ..

    CARLSBAD DESALINATION PROJECT IS NAMED "DEAL OF THE YEAR"

    Posted on: Monday, March 11, 2013
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2013 By Project Finance Magazine Houston, TX. -- Project Finance magazine has awarded “North American Water Deal of the Year 2012” honors to the Carlsbad Desalination Project, a $1 billion project financing implementing a public-private partnership between Poseidon Resources and ..

    NORTH AMERICAN WATER DEAL OF THE YEAR 2012: CARLSBAD DESAL

    Posted on: Friday, March 08, 2013
    The $733.56 million issue of bonds for Poseidon Resources’ Carlsbad reverse osmosis desalination project took ten years to come to market The $733.56 million issue of bonds for Poseidon Resources’ Carlsbad reverse osmosis desalination project took ten years to come to market. But it could serve as a useful t ..

    IN CALIFORNIA, WHAT PRICE WATER?

    Posted on: Thursday, February 28, 2013
    CARLSBAD, Calif. — On a calm day, a steady rain just about masks the sound of Pacific Ocean water being drawn into the intake valve from Agua Hedionda Lagoon. Listen hard, and a faint sucking sound emerges from the concrete openings, like a distant straw pulling liquid from a cup. At the moment, the seawater is being diverted  ..

    IJ FEATURE ARTICLE: CARLSBAD DESALINATION PROJECT

    Posted on: Friday, February 01, 2013
    The Carlsbad Desalination Project is the first large-scale ocean-water desalination project on the California coast in the United States, and will be the largest facility of its kind in the Western hemisphere. The plant will use reverse-osmosis technology to produce up to 56,000 acre feet of water per year, enough to supply the needs of ..

    POSEIDON LAUNCHES CARLSBAD DESALINATION BONDS

    Posted on: Wednesday, December 05, 2012
    Poseidon Resources has issued a preliminary offering memorandum for $7 80 million in tax-exempt bonds for its Carlsbad reverse osmosis desalination plant. The California Pollution Control Financing Authority is issuing the tax-exempt water furnishing bonds, which are expected to price next week, in two concurrent tranches of $559.8 ..

    FATE OF POSEIDON DESALINATION PLANT TO BE DECIDED

    Posted on: Tuesday, November 27, 2012
    LOS ANGELES — After nearly a decade of court battles with environmentalists, Stamford, Conn.-based Poseidon Resources’ water desalination project in Carlsbad, Calif., will move forward if it obtains required approvals this week. The San Diego County Water Authority board will vote Thursday on a $3 billion wate ..