Master Limited Partnerships (MLP's)

The Sol-Wind IPO: Can a Renewable YieldCo Win Master Limited Partnership Benefits?

January 4, 2015 by Eric Wesoff

Sol-Wind is an aggregation of 184 megawatts of mostly solar assets (with some wind) in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada. The firm looks to raise $100 million in this IPO, with UBS Investment Bank and Citigroup leading the transaction. Backers include hedge fund 40 North.[read more]

Hunting on the Backbone for Valuable Master Limited Partnerships with Hinds Howard

November 9, 2014 by Jim Patrick

Hinds Howard leads CBRE Clarion's MLP investment team. Prior to joining CBRE Clarion Securities in 2013, Howard was a portfolio manager and partner managing separate accounts with a MLP investment focus at Guzman Investment Strategies.[read more]

Energy Master Limited Partnerships Go Mainstream: Baird's Ethan Bellamy

October 18, 2014 by Jim Patrick

Ethan Bellamy specializes in the analysis of master limited partnerships at Robert W. Baird & Co. He was director of research for the Lehman Brothers MLP Opportunity Fund, where he was responsible for fundamental analysis and due diligence in public, PIPE and pre-IPO investments in natural resources.[read more]


Unlocking America's Energy Potential through MLPs

June 20, 2014 by Mary Lyman

MLPs and Energy Potential

There’s no denying America’s quick emergence as an energy superpower. With breakthrough technologies and cutting-edge production processes, the United States is now able to take advantage of our vast energy resources like never before.[read more]

The MLP Parity Act is a No-Brainer for Renewable Energy

June 2, 2014 by Robert Rapier

A Master Limited Partnership (MLP) is a publicly traded partnership with a tax structure that enables it to attract low-cost capital. The main attraction of an MLP from an investor’s point of view is that MLPs don’t pay corporate income tax. Profits are passed directly to unitholders via regular distributions.[read more]

Energy Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and Tax Reform

September 18, 2013 by Mary Lyman

In Washington, tax reform is on everyone’s mind. The U.S. has always been a global leader in many areas, yet when it comes to the nation’s tax code, our political leaders are realizing that in many ways, we maintain an antiquated and often burdensome system.[read more]

Smart Grid Policy Trends to Watch in 2013

January 8, 2013 by Christine Hertzog

Electrical Towers via Shutterstock

The large-scale rollouts of smart meters heralded one of the first noticeable machine to machine (M2M) communications deployments.   It also launched a series of conversations about safety and privacy concerns, which will continue to play out in many other M2M applications.  DOE ARPA-E funding jumpstarted an interesting...[read more]