Did you know?
Solar energy adds asset value to a property, reduces operating expense and produces higher rents.

Solar produces fixed-cost power over a useful life of up to 35 years.

Solar energy is a sound, stable and secure capital investment.
Investment, Acquisition and Development Services
A Complete Suite of Investment Transaction and Development Services
ArcStar provides development advisory and investment transaction services to our established investors and development partners. ArcStar also provides independent due diligence and project valuation services to industry lenders, equity investors, project owners and operators.

A energy generation plant is a long-term asset investment where initial decisions regarding the site, the system and the investment structure have long-term consequences. ArcStar's expertise, sophisticated financial tools and investment-grade methodologies ensure maximum energy production and investment returns over the 30+ year life of these assets.

Site Survey and Resource Assessment: The Basis for Valuation
A detailed investment-grade survey which records:
  • All physical characteristics of the site relating to solar development
  • An assessment of overall site quality
  • An assessment of fuel resources
  • Identification of all cost factors affecting development
  • Identification of all risk factors affecting development

Project Pro Forma Financial Analysis: The Basis for Investment
A detailed investment-grade financial model which includes:
  • Development costs
  • System costs
  • Energy production calculations
  • Operating expenses
  • Incentive impacts
  • Tax and depreciation impacts
  • Optimal debt to equity ratio
  • Pro Forma Income Statement
  • Pro Forma Cash Flow
  • Pro Forma Balance Sheet
  • Asset residual values and discounted forward cash flows

System and Service Contracting: Maximum Performance and Maximum Value
Fully managed or component-level:
  • Site and system layouts
  • System design
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracting
  • Operations and Maintenance (O&M) contracting
  • Warranties and Service Level Agreement contracting
  • Investment grade contracts provided

Implementation Management Services: Execution, On time and On Budget
Fully managed or component-level:
  • Permits and authorizations (land, environmental, construction, etc.)
  • Utility procurement process management
  • Owners representative and project management
  • Interconnection management
  • Community and landowner relations

Asset Management: Maximizing Production and Investment Returns
Fully managed or component-level:
  • Special Purpose Entity (SPE) formation and administration
  • System performance metrics and reporting
  • System management and administration (O&M and Warranty)
  • Vendor/service provider management
  • Remote monitoring
  • Revenue billing and collections
  • General accounting
  • Legal and tax management
  • Insurance sourcing and administration
  • Investor relations and reporting