Investors taking positions in US power projects need to educate themselves on a host of regulatory and operational issues as the sector transforms under the pressure of regional market changes, political shifts and increased renewable fuel use.

Unlike in other sectors where financing transactions are relatively transparent and based on easily-forecast cash flow and growth models, the US power sector requires its investors to “take a view” on the state of US electricity markets overall, a panel at the Platts Financing US Power conference in New York said. Keep reading →