Calibrant Energy To Offer Energy-As-A-Service

Macquarie Capital and Siemens have formed a joint venture to finance and build distributed energy projects. The partnership will be called Calibrant Energy.

It will initially focus its ‘energy-as-a-service’ model (EaaS) in the United States, where corporate and industrial customers have become heavyweight renewables buyers as they seek to reach decarbonization goals.

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Calibrant will offer a range of energy solutions — including solar, storage and microgrids — for C&I customers, as well as the so-called “MUSH” market of municipal entities, schools and hospitals.

The JV will fund projects with no-money-down terms for customers, and earn money through revenues from long-term power purchase agreements.

Siemens will build the projects and handle operations and maintenance, although the venture may work with development partners as well, depending on the project.

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Both companies are providing equity investment for the partnership, though they declined to name the amount. Siemens Financial Services has also offered up a revolving credit facility.

Though Siemens has some technology solutions, the JV will remain technology-agnostic. The new partnership’s offerings range from solar-plus-storage to microgrids and combined heat and power systems.

Calibrant Energy offers a unique combination of technical, operating, and risk management expertise that enables customers to access the benefits of on-site energy systems with a new level of simplicity. Using an EaaS model, Calibrant will build onsite energy solutions that seek to deliver immediate cost savings, cost certainty, resilience and low-cost energy grid augmentation.

Calibrant’s technologies will include solar, integrated solar-battery solutions, hybrid systems, standalone batteries, microgrids, combined heat and power, and centralized heating and cooling infrastructure upgrades.

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