SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, December 17, 2014 – Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG) today announced that it has expanded commitments under its corporate credit facility agreement to US$350 million from US$145 million. The credit facilities are used for general corporate purposes, including financing future asset acquisitions.
“Increasing the capacity of our credit facilities provides us with additional liquidity as we continue to grow our portfolio of operating assets,” said Mike Garland, President and CEO of Pattern Energy. “This increased liquidity reflects our increasing growth. In our first year since the IPO, we grew our assets by 41 percent in net owned capacity – over 431 MW – and have identified 874 MW of ROFO projects that we expect to be acquiring in the next 12 to 18 months, more than doubling our last year’s growth.”
As of September 30, 2014, the Company had US$97.4 million available under its US$145 million revolving credit agreements.
About Pattern Energy
Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Pattern Energy) is an independent power company listed on the NASDAQ (“PEGI”) and Toronto Stock Exchange (“PEG”). Pattern Energy has a portfolio of eleven wind power projects, with a total owned interest of 1,472 MW, in the United States, Canada and Chile that use proven, best-in-class technology. Pattern Energy’s wind power projects generate stable long-term cash flows in attractive markets and provide a solid foundation for the continued growth of the business. For more information, visit www.patternenergy.com.
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These forward-looking statements represent the Company’s expectations or beliefs concerning future events, and it is possible that the results described in this press release will not be achieved.
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