The yieldco phenomenon is a recent innovation in financing clean energy projects. Investor demand is driven by a relatively high dividend yield compared to current equity and bond yields. The industry remains in infancy with only 15 yieldcos worldwide listed, mostly over the past two years and 14 total expected futures.
The US listed yieldcos sector has struggled in recent weeks with 8point3 and Abengoa Yield (ABY) now well below their IPO price, with stocks down by over 30 percent since mid-June and with suggestions of issues around CAFD.
In this Spark – Energy Insight When a Yieldco Is Not Yielding…Caveat Emptor? FTI Intelligence assesses the yieldco structure, the market’s future demand and the market’s opportunity.Back to Research