Developer Finance Advisory

 

Zenergy offers the project financing tools, investor network, and contract templates needed to close your project and secure funding.

 

 

About Zenergy’s Developer Services

 

We specialize in getting projects closed and funded.

New Developers rely on our industry experience, as well as financial and legal expertise, to guide their project from pitch to close.

Seasoned Developers seek our help with advanced structured financing strategies to optimize returns.

We help developers anywhere from Early Stage to Funding.

 

  •  Turn to us for modeling, deal structuring, and raising capital.
  • We work on discreet matters or as your ongoing partner.
We have advised on 250MW+ of energy projects, working with developers and installers across the country seeking finance solutions. We combine the financial, technical, and legal expertise in energy project development with specialization in structured finance, tax equity, debt, and equity private placement.

 Early Stage Project Design

 

We guide developers in formulating PPA pricing, terms, and project agreements.


We help developers understand the project economics and critical deal terms they need to include in their PPA Proposal before they present an offer to target offtaker.  In doing so, our clients are set up for success at the financing stage.


Project Financing Strategy

 

Plan with the end in mind by formulating a financing strategy before the project terms are finalized.

Our Work Flow

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We start by gathering your projects specs, potential investment sources, and internal financial objectives (e.g. EPC price, dev fees, IRRs). We then run energy and economic models.
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Next we create the Investor Target list based upon who matches the preliminary investment economics.

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Finally, we assist in structuring the deal on terms that will work for the targeted investors.

 Energy & Project Finance Modeling

 

Financial modeling expertise to maximize your profits through creative structures.

Present investment-grade pro-formas to the major institutional finance professionals evaluating your deal.


Define Deal Terms

The output will be a set of recommended terms covering transaction structure, investment terms, and PPA pricing.

Tax Equity Scenarios

Evaluates your options under:

  • Partnership Flip
  • Inverted Lease
  • Sale Leaseback
  • Multiple layers of debt
  • YieldCo and REIT

Solve For Financial Targets

Our integrated energy and finance model helps you solve for PPA, EPC, or Investment pricing based on energy output or other operational inputs.

PPA/Fund Contracts & Negotiation

 

Contract Templates to secure the PPA, form the ProjectCo, and fund it.

 Contract Template Package includes:

 

  1.    Power Purchase Agreement
  2.    Site Lease
  3.    Engineering, Procurement, & Construction Agreement
  4.    Developer Fee Agreement
  5.    Operations & Maintenance Agreement
  6.    Funding Commitment Letter
  7.    LLC Operating Agreement
  8.    Subscription Agreements

Capital Sourcing Support & Raising Tax Equity

 

Zenergy helps developers raise co-investor, tax equity, and debt.

We match developers of all sizes with tax equity, traditional debt, and alternative lending sources.

Before we engage investors, Zenergy creates a Pitch Deck and Term Sheet Packet for you.

Pitch Deck

We create a polished pitch deck, outlining the business model and terms of your project in the format investors are accustomed to seeing.

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Term Sheet Packet

Our Packet contains term sheets customized for the various parties in the capital stack. The packet has 5 parts.
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Engage Investors

When a project is ready, we will introduce it to target investors in our network. We also assist in moving deals through negotiation and close.

Find Investors

Request Info. Ask Questions. Get Pricing.

If you have a project, please let us know. Feel free to use this form to: Tell us a bit about the project, how we may be able to help, and any questions you have.

We’ll get back to you quickly.

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