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 Longroad and 7X team will develop these projects and will work together to continue to grow Longroad’s utility scale solar projects, combining the experience and successful track record of both teams.
“We are pleased to be working together with 7X to bring these projects to market, and excited to accelerate our solar platform,” said Charles Spiliotis, CIO of Longroad. “7X is bringing in-depth market knowledge and an accomplished team that can get these deals done,” added Spiliotis.
Longroad’s principals have developed, financed, built and monetized nearly 4 GW of utility-scale renewable projects in markets across the United States. This includes successfully completing 12 utility-scale solar projects comprising nearly 1.5 GW of total capacity.
“We are enthusiastic about our relationship with Longroad,” said Clay Butler, President and CEO of 7X. “We’ve already proven the success of our approach by developing a 3.0 GW solar portfolio independently. Now, by working with Longroad, we will ramp up our ability to source, finance and build utility-scale solar projects. This is a powerful way for both of our companies to offer utilities and large commercial customers a simpler, faster, lower-risk path to meeting their renewable energy needs.”
About Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC
Founded in 2016, Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC is focused on renewable energy project development in the United States. Longroad also provides asset management and operation and maintenance services.
About 7X Energy, Inc.
7X Energy is an Austin-based company focused on the development, delivery and management of renewable energy for utilities, municipalities, cooperatives and large corporate customers.
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