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Year Founded: 2009

AUM: $465.7M | Dry Powder: $14.1M

1605 North Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18104, US

Founded in 2009, Energy Power Partners is a private equity firm based in Pennsylvania, US. The firm focuses on long-term equity investments in the US and Canada targeting the renewable energy sector

Key Contacts

  • Henry Park

    Co-Founder & Managing Partner

  • Jerome Peters

    Co-Founder & Managing Partner

  • Roger Seminara

    Chief Financial Officer & Partner

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries

    Alternative Energy Equipment

  • Geographical Preference

    Canada, US

  • Preferred Deal Types

    Buyout/LBO, PE Growth/Expansion

  • Other Investment Preferences

    Long-Term Investor, Seeks ESG investments, Seeks Impact investments, Will syndicate

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

Renewable Energy Fund III
Vintage: 2019

Size: NA

Dry Powder: NA

Details: The fund targets energy and infrastructure assets and follows renewable energy assets

North American Sustainable Energy Fund
Vintage: 2014

Size: $200M

Dry Powder: $12.1M

Details: The fund focuses on exploration, clean tech, and TMT industries in North America

EPP Fund I
Vintage: 2013

Size: $55.6M

Dry Powder: $2.2M

Details: The fund focuses on exploration and energy services industries in North America

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In June 2021, Energy Power Partners acquired Aria Energy, a 90MW renewable energy portfolio, for an undisclosed sum in the US. As a part of the transaction, Comerica Bank provided debt financing to Energy Power Partners

In July 2019, Energy Power Partners acquired industrial energy storage company Convergent. US based Convergent develops, owns and operates large-scale storage for industrial customers and utilities

In November 2015, Energy Power Partners acquired Talen Renewable Energy, LLC from Talen Energy. As of then, Talen Renewable Energy’s portfolio consisted of 25 utility-grade clean power projects in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Vermont and New Hampshire, with a total of 65MW generating capacity. Talen Energy is an energy and power generation company in the US, with a diverse generating fleet that operates in well-developed, structured wholesale power markets

In December 2014, Energy Power Partners (EPP) acquired McCommas Bluff renewable natural gas production facility located in Dallas, Texas. EPP purchased majority interests from Clean Energy Fuels, with the remaining interests retained by Cambrian Energy. The McCommas Bluff facility is a landfill gas to pipeline quality facilities in the US

In December 2012, Energy Power Partners acquired interests in three operating landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) projects located in Indiana, Maryland, and Mississippi. The projects were selling renewable gas under long term contracts to major regional off-takers. LFG generated by the landfill sites was then underutilized and the acquisition included the right to use all the LFG produced at the landfills for future expansions

In November 2011, Energy Power Partners closed the acquisition of Otay Landfill Gas, LLC, an operating landfill gas- to-energy (LFG) project located near San Diego, California. This was the first investment for the fund and was made in partnership with a major institutional co-investor. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed

Other Details

Energy Power Partners’ (“EPP”) investment expertise is significantly reinforced by the firm’s operating affiliate, EPP Service Company, which provides asset management and operating services for EPP’s portfolio projects. EPP’s current portfolio includes biogas, solar, wind, microgrid and cogeneration facilities producing renewable electricity, renewable natural gas, and providing sustainable energy solutions. Energy Power Partner’s investment team comprises six highly experienced investment professionals.

Energy Power Partners’ recently closed “EPP Renewable Energy Fund III” has a target size of $300 million. The fund seeks to acquire renewable energy facilities which it can expand. The fund would focus on acquiring midsize renewable energy projects across the US and Canada that provide electricity to nearby municipal and commercial customers as well as biofuels for vehicles.

Toro is one of the co-investors who invest alongside Energy Power Partners.

Source: Pitchbook, Company Website, Press Release