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Nov 02, 2022

ECP, a leading energy transition-focused investor with a nearly two-decades-long track record of successful investments in the electricity, clean energy, renewable and sustainable solutions sectors, today announced that Kristine Rea has joined the firm as Chief Talent Officer. In this role, she will lead talent and leadership development internally at ECP, while also supporting the leading executive teams ECP partners with across its portfolio.

Oct 21, 2022

Ørsted closed a transaction with Energy Capital Partners (ECP), a leading energy transition-focused investor, to divest a 50 % ownership stake in a portfolio consisting of three onshore wind farms and one solar farm in the US. The value of the transaction is approx. USD 410 million.

Sep 27, 2022

On September 27, 2022, ECP announced its intention to take-private Biffa, a leader in the UK's sustainable waste management industry and a key enabler of the UK's circular economy. The Biffa Group operates across the breadth of the waste management process, including surplus redistribution, recycling, treatment, energy generation, collection and disposal.

Sep 12, 2022

ARKO continues to work to create value for stockholders and execute its growth strategy, entering into an agreement for the accretive acquisition of approximately 350 wholesale and retail sites, including 150 company-operated convenience stores with growth pipeline; upon closing, the acquisition would expand ARKO’s convenience store footprint into Alabama and Mississippi and is expected to increase total fuel gallons by approximately 285 million predominately branded gallons.

Aug 16, 2022

National renewable energy provider, Pivot Energy, is pleased to announce the acquisition of SGC Power, a Maryland-based community solar developer. Pivot develops, finances, builds, owns, and manages distributed energy projects and is owned by leading energy transition investor, ECP. SGC Power has been involved in 2.8 gigawatts of solar projects since the company’s founding in 2008.

Jul 28, 2022

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Borrego, a leading developer, EPC and O&M provider for large-scale solar and energy storage projects throughout the United States, today announced it has completed the spin off and sale of its development business to ECP. The new company will be named New Leaf Energy and will be operated as an independent business by ECP, a leading energy transition-focused investor with an almost two decades-long reputation in the electricity, renewable and sustainable solutions sector. New Leaf Energy will be led by the current development leadership team as they continue to execute on their long-term business strategy in partnership with ECP.

Jul 13, 2022

EDMONTON, AB – The Government of Alberta is investing over $40 million through Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) in 11 projects focused on advancing the province’s global leadership in carbon capture utilization and sequestration (CCUS). If successful, these projects could lead to over $20 billion in capital expenditures, create thousands of jobs, and reduce about 24 million tonnes of emissions annually—this is the equivalent of reducing Alberta’s annual industrial emissions by almost 10 per cent.

Jul 07, 2022

Metrus Energy (“Metrus” or the “Company”), an Energy as a Service (EaaS) and building efficiency market leader, today announced that it has been acquired by ECP, a leading energy transition-focused investor with an almost two decades-long track record of successful investments in the electricity, clean energy, renewable and sustainable solutions sectors. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Jun 28, 2022

Equinor and SSE Thermal are stepping up ambitions to contribute to decarbonisation in the UK. The companies are buying power company Triton Power from Energy Capital Partners (ECP), an energy-transition infrastructure investor, and are starting preparations to use hydrogen in the Saltend Power Station.

Jun 23, 2022

ECP today announced the successful completion of a continuation fund with $1.6 billion in capital commitments, and that the continuation fund has subsequently signed a purchase and sale agreement to acquire a portion of Calpine Corporation ("Calpine"), America's premier privately held competitive power company, from ECP III and ECP IV, along with Consortium investors. The fund is supported by new and returning limited partners, and is anchored by Pantheon and existing consortium investor Phoenix Insurance. The continuation fund provides ECP III and IV investors, as well as the consortium of investment partners, the opportunity to monetize a minority stake in their investment in Calpine while enabling new investors to invest in the company through the continuation fund. ECP's direct ownership stake in Calpine will increase as a result of this transaction.

Jun 03, 2022

ECP has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Sendero Midstream Partners, LP ("Sendero") to Crestwood Midstream Partners LP, an affiliate of Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) (collectively, "Crestwood") for an enterprise value cash purchase price of $600 million, plus/minus adjustments for working capital.

May 25, 2022

Borrego, a leading developer, EPC and O&M provider for large-scale solar and energy storage projects throughout the United States, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to spin off and sell its development business, including its project pipeline of over 8.4 GW of solar and 6.4 GW/25 GWh of energy storage, to ECP, a leading energy transition-focused investor with an almost two decades-long reputation in the electricity, renewable and sustainable solutions sector.

May 24, 2022

Community Solar Subscriptions to Provide Access to Benefits of Renewable Energy for Thousands of Coloradan Households

May 06, 2022

While renewable and decarbonisation project growth has been impressive, ECP senior partner Doug Kimmelman and partner Andrew Gilbert note that reliability and affordability remain imperative.

Feb 28, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS, February 28, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Restaurant Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") today announced that the Infrastructure investing business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management ("Goldman Sachs") has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its ownership in the Company to ECP, a leading investor with an almost two decades-long reputation in the renewable and environmental sustainability sector, in partnership with current Restaurant Technologies investor Continental Grain Company.

Jan 19, 2022

Amp Energy (“Amp”), a global Energy Transition Platform and renewable energy developer, announced today the closing of an innovative $350 million cross-jurisdictional credit facility with a consortium of leading institutional investors including Brookfield Asset Management, a leading sovereign wealth fund, and Nomura Securities. Brookfield Asset Management and the leading sovereign wealth fund served as the main investors in this transaction. ECP will join the consortium post closing.

Nov 30, 2021

EnergySolutions (the “Company”), today announced that current shareholder TriArtisan Capital Advisors LLC (“TriArtisan”) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining ownership interest in the Company from its current majority owner ECP. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Nov 08, 2021

ECP, an investor with a decades-long reputation in the electricity, renewable and sustainable solutions sector, today announced that it has published its 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. The full report details the firm's longstanding leadership in ESG, its decarbonization investment approach and the breadth and depth of this commitment across the ECP portfolio.

Nov 01, 2021

ECP, an investor with a decades-long reputation in the renewable and sustainable solutions sector, today announced it has appointed Vicky Bailey as a senior advisor to the firm, effective November 1, 2021.

Aug 18, 2021

Calpine Corporation (Calpine), America’s premier privately held competitive power company, published its first-ever sustainability report today. The report highlights Calpine’s performance through an environmental, social and governance (ESG) lens, examining the company’s state-of-the-art portfolio of clean, flexible, and reliable power plants and renewable generation. Today, Calpine is the nation’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources, generating more than 111 million megawatt hours (MWh) in 2020.

Jun 02, 2021

ECP, an investor with a decades-long reputation in the renewable and sustainable solutions sector, today announced that it has acquired Pivot Energy ("Pivot" or the "Company"), a national commercial and community solar developer. Following receipt of all necessary approvals and satisfaction of closing conditions, the transaction closed on June 1, 2021. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

May 20, 2021

ECP today announced that it has established a strategic partnership with Hana Financial Investment, a subsidiary of Hana Financial Group, Korea's fourth-largest banking group by assets, to deploy up to $300 million in debt investments across various infrastructure opportunities in North America, Europe and other OECD countries. The objective is to seek attractive risk-adjusted returns and strong downside protection through credit investments across ECP's key areas of infrastructure expertise, including power generation, renewables, energy storage, environmental infrastructure, and efficiency and reliability assets. The mandate contemplates investments across various debt structures including senior, subordinated, and unitranche opportunities.

Apr 01, 2021

NEW YORK and SUMMIT, N.J. – Global investment firm The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) announced
today that it has agreed to sell Liberty Tire Recycling (“Liberty” or the “Company”) to ECP, an investor with
a decades‐long reputation in the environmental and sustainable solutions sector. The transaction is
subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021.

Apr 01, 2021

ECP today announced the successful completion of its first Continuation Fund with $1.2 billion in capital commitments, and the closing of the fund’s subsequent acquisition of the remaining 50% interest held by ECP’s third fund, ECP III, in Terra-Gen (the “Company”), a leading renewable energy developer and operator. ECP previously sold a 50% stake in the Company to First Sentier Investors. The transaction will provide additional capital to support Terra-Gen’s next phase of growth, while allowing ECP III to fully exit its original investment in the Company.