D.E. Shaw Snags Tax Equity For Connecticut Solar

The D.E. Shaw Group has lined up a tax equity investor for its Tobacco Valley solar project in Simsbury, Conn.

The 26.4 MW project, also known as DWW Solar II, will be financed with tax equity from SunTrust Banks, according to paperwork filed with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on July 25.

Whether D.E. Shaw is also lining up debt could not immediately be learned.