Energy Capital Partners


Jun 05, 2009

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it has entered into a contract with AV Solar Ranch 1, LLC, a subsidiary of NextLight Renewable Power, LLC, for 230 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic power. On average, the project is expected to produce 592 gigawatt-hours of renewable electricity each year for PG&E customers throughout northern and central California .

Jun 02, 2009

Sean Spain has a heck of a job. He's the plant manager at Empire Generating Co. LLC, an $800 million, 635- megawatt power plant being built on Riverside Avenue here on the site of the former BASF dye-making factory.

May 29, 2009

Conservation groups are applauding a proposal by SunZia to responsibly develop a power transmission system that would harness clean, renewable energy in New Mexico and Arizona.

Dec 29, 2008

GDF SUEZ Energy North America today announced the acquisition of FirstLight Power Enterprises, Inc. (FirstLight) from Energy Capital Partners is now complete. FirstLight owns and operates a unique portfolio of 15 power generation plants – primarily pumped storage and traditional hydro facilities. It also has a state-of-the-art natural gas peaking power plant in construction.

Oct 01, 2008

ADA-ES, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADES) announced today the formation of Crowfoot Development, LLC (Crowfoot), a joint venture with Energy Capital Partners (ECP), focused on the production of activated carbon (AC) for the mercury emissions control market for coal-fired power plants.

Sep 02, 2008

SUEZ Energy North America (SUEZ Energy) and FirstLight Power Enterprises, Inc. (FirstLight) today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire FirstLight from Energy Capital Partners. FirstLight owns and operates a unique portfolio of 15 power generation plants – primarily pumped storage and traditional hydro facilities – and has a state-of-the-art natural gas peaking facility in advanced development.

Jun 18, 2008

Cardinal Gas Storage Partners LLC (Cardinal) announced today that it has acquired two natural gas storage development projects from CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission Company (CEGT) an indirect, wholly-owned interstate natural gas pipeline subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP). The projects, located near the Perryville HubSM, in north Louisiana, include a salt dome storage development project and a depleted reservoir storage development project.

Jun 09, 2008

CE2 Capital Partners LLC (“CE2 Capital”) and Energy Capital Partners ("ECP") today announced the formation of CE2 Carbon Capital, LLC (“CE2 Carbon”), a company dedicated to building a portfolio of carbon offsets and other assets focused on reducing greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions in North America.

Jun 02, 2008

SouthWestern Power Group (SWPG) announced today an agreement with four other partners to proceed with development of the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project (SunZia). SunZia is a high-capacity transmission project planned between Arizona and New Mexico.

May 05, 2008

Energy Capital Partners (“ECP”) and Martin Resource Management Corporation (“MRMC”) announced today the formation of Cardinal Gas Storage Partners LLC (“Cardinal”), a 50:50 joint venture focused on the development, construction, operation and management of natural gas storage facilities throughout North America.

Jul 26, 2007

Besicorp-Empire Development Company, LLC (BEDCO) is pleased to announce that Energy Capital Partners, a private equity firm dedicated to investing in North America’s energy infrastructure, has agreed to provide the equity necessary to complete the Besicorp-Empire Power Project.

Feb 08, 2007

NE Energy Inc. today announced it has changed its name to FirstLight Power Resources Inc. The company, which has approximately 235 employees and 15 power generating facilities in Connecticut and Massachusetts, plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to downtown Hartford in early spring.

Dec 04, 2006

Energy Capital Partners (“ECP”) today announced the final closing of Energy Capital Partners I, LP. ECP closed the fund at its designated cap of $2.25 billion, exceeding the $1.5 billion target established for the fund.

Nov 01, 2006

Energy Capital Partners and its affiliates have completed the purchase of the competitive generation business from Northeast Utilities and its affiliates, representing approximately 1,442 megawatts.

Jul 24, 2006

Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) and Energy Capital Partners (ECP) announced today that ECP has agreed to purchase NU’s competitive generation assets in Connecticut and Massachusetts for $1.34 billion, including the assumption of $320 million in debt.