Yieldcos are becoming popular, but what drives their success?

On June 19, 2015, First Solar and SunPower completed the IPO of their yieldco 8point3 – a corporate entity initially composed of 432 MW of solar project assets. Following major solar companies such as Trina (see the April 1, 2015 LRSJ), Neo Solar Power (see the May 27, 2015 LRSJ), and Canadian So...

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