Longroad Energy Holdings LLC

US renewable energy project development headquartered in Boston and San Francisco

Longroad's focus is primarily in the development of utility-scale wind and solar generation throughout North America. Longroad was founded in 2016, and is the reformulated team of First Wind, one of the most successful independent renewable energy development teams in the U.S. over the past decade. 

Infratil's partnership with Longroad combines local knowledge with the capital of Infratil and The New Zealand Superannuation Fund. Infratil and New Zealand Superannuation Fund will initially own 90% of the business while Longroad Energy Partners (LEP) an entity held by the Longroad executive team will own the remaining 10%. Over time, Longroad will provide an option for further investment in stable, low risk operating assets.

Infratil Update May 2017

This Update explains why Infratil invested in Canberra Data Centres, Longroad Energy and Tilt Renewables, and outlines the investment plans of each of those businesses.

Longroad News


Longroad Energy: Confirmation of major project milestones

20 Jul 2018

Longroad Energy confirms that it has reached major project milestones on two significant greenfield renewable generation projects.
The sale of the equity in the Phoebe solar project and confirmation of full notice to proceed on the Rio Bravo wind development highlights the opportunity in the North American renewables market and the...

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Longroad Energy to commence construction of Texas wind farm

31 May 2018

Infratil announces that Longroad Energy has closed the financing of its 237.6 MW Rio Bravo wind farm project in Starr County, Texas, USA.
A media release from Longroad Energy relating to this project, which is scheduled to commence commercial operations in June 2019, is attached.
The construction costs are approximately US$300m, with...

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Longroad Energy Acquires 3.0 GW Solar Portfolio

18 Jan 2017

Move Accelerates Build-Out of Longroad’s U.S. Solar Development Strategy
BOSTON & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC (“Longroad”) today announced the acquisition of a 3.0 gigawatt (GW) solar development portfolio from 7X Energy, Inc. (“7X”). The acquired portfolio includes projects located across the U.S. in several of Longroad’s target markets. The...

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