Turnkey, Distributed Energy Solutions
Leveraging AES’ broad access to capital markets and multinational partnerships with Tier 1 EPCs and equipment providers, we deliver our clients cost-effective, resilient solar PV and other distributed energy solutions. We manage the entire project from development through operation – with local market expertise and on-the-ground professionals. AES affiliates own and operate the energy assets while delivering our clients the benefits of distributed energy through long-term PPAs or leases.
AES has more than a decade of experience with solar PV and energy storage project development, operations and finance to deliver the most reliable, safe, and best performing clean energy solutions in the industry. We are a grid innovator. We provide hybrid solar storage solutions and carry a proven track record and legacy in market disruption in both sustainable technologies and power business models. Our business accounts for the leading global market share of grid-scale storage, with over 250 MW of grid battery solutions.
Our distributed energy solutions include:
- Solar PV
- Combined Heat and Power
- Distributed Storage
- Energy Management and Efficiency
AES values the expertise and experience that local developers, EPCs and operation and maintenance service providers bring to solar PV and other distributed energy projects that we ultimately finance, own and operate. We offer the opportunity for our partners to co-develop and potentially construct awarded projects while we can provide the following value-added services:
- Project due diligence
- Contract structuring
- Equipment procurement
- Owner’s engineering and scheduling
AES was one of the first Independent Power Producers in the US, and helped to create the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). We have financed over $24 billion in the past five years and have broad access to global capital markets to offer efficient project financing structures.
With more than a decade of solar, wind, and storage development and operating experience, we have successfully negotiated and executed PPAs, leases, and similar structures for clients in our multi-national operating footprint. We offer a variety of financing solutions that address a wide range of PV projects that may be early-stage, shovel ready or in operation.
Our clients enjoy multiple benefits from our financed and owned solutions:
- No capital outlay required
- PPA pricing that can achieve immediate and long term energy savings relative to utility
- Cost-effective achievement of sustainability objectives
Asset Management and Operations
The AES United States team oversees and preserves the value of assets for two utilities and generation businesses across the US totaling 11,989 MW in operation. The asset management team monitors performance, manages operations and oversees the maintenance of these sites with the goal of maximizing energy production and availability for our clients. Integrated asset monitoring and internal reporting systems ensure 24/7 site visibility as well as compliance with all regulatory, financing, and host requirements.
AES’ proven project development, financing and operating experience empowers energy consumers to benefit from distributed energy solutions.