Agilitas Energy Raises $350 Million to Expand Renewables & Storage Platform

Jun 10, 2022 12:38 PM ET
  • The investment will certainly speed up Agilitas' growth, building and construction and procedure of more than 500 MW of energy storage as well as solar PV projects.
  • Moving forward, within the very first 90 days, the joint venture looks to get eight projects totaling 45 MW.

Agilitas Energy, which claims to be the largest energy storage as well as solar PV player in the northeastern USA, has actually introduced that it has actually raised $350 numerous equity in a two-tiered financial investment from funds handled by CarVal Investors.

The main statement of Agilitas held that the financial investment amount may be further upsized to $650 million upon the conclusion of certain projects. Funds managed by CarVal have actually assumed a minority setting in Agilitas Energy and the companies have actually established a joint venture to own and also run the energy properties.

Agilitas claimed that CarVal investment will certainly increase Agilitas' advancement, building and procedure of more than 500 MW of dispersed and utility-scale energy storage as well as solar PV projects. The RE gamer informed that it will leverage its knowledge and also experience to expand nationally by constructing its existing project pipeline while actively getting and establishing projects from across the country.

Barrett Bilotta, President of Agilitas Energy, educated, "With our skilled administration team, existing project pipe and also business expertise combined with the assistance of CarVal, we're well placed to expand across the country and also assist make a dent in our nation's decarbonization objectives."

" CarVal includes considerable value past their funding. They are wise organization athletes with real-world energy as well as service acumen that will be true partners as we implement our growth plan," added Bilotta. Agilitas likewise specified that the foreseeable, low-cost, clean energy that the company offers will certainly assist off-takers, utilities as well as municipalities in their energy transition.

Jerry Keefe, Principal, CarVal Investors, held, "We selected Agilitas Energy as our platform financial investment partner since they have unusual knowledge and also a track record in all elements of the business-- from development to design, via building as well as procedures. Agilitas Energy is an early leader in solar and also energy storage and also among minority business effectively running online energy storage systems at scale."

According to the declaration, the core competencies of Agilitas Energy consist of project origination, development, project engineering, financial debt and tax equity funding, design purchase as well as building (EPC) as well as asset administration-- including energy storage revenue optimization. It says that it has created a proprietary bidding as well as projecting model called, Intelligent Power Dispatch, that helps optimize revenue by forecasting market problems in day-ahead and also real-time energy markets.

Moving on

Agilitas Energy pointed out that it will certainly be concentrated on developing projects that will certainly be possessed by the brand-new joint venture and managed by its property management team. Within the first 90 days, the joint venture wants to obtain eight projects amounting to 45 MW. These projects will include two Massachusetts SMART projects and a stand-alone storage system in Rhode Island, two stand-alone storage systems in Maine and also 3 solar power plants in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

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