About us


INTRODUCING NEW ENERGY SOLAR

New Energy Solar (NEW, the Business) acquires, owns and manages large scale solar generation facilities. It was established in November 2015 with the objective of generating positive social impact alongside attractive financial returns through the generation of renewable energy sold under long term contracts.

The Business has successfully acquired a large portfolio of solar power plants and has a deep pipeline of opportunities across Australia and the United States. NEW aims to build out a diversified portfolio of assets across different regions and, through active management, optimise returns and minimise risks for investors.

NEW may also invest in other renewable energy assets including wind, geothermal, hydro-electricity, hybrid solutions and associated investments such as battery and other storage, smart metering and other potential future technologies.

Key milestones


  • 2 offices
  • 17 staff
  • Over A$1.1bn
    capital invested
  • 844MWDC
    portfolio
2018
July

Agreement to acquire second Australian plant – Beryl solar power plant

Announcement of Security Purchase Plan

Issuance of 18.5-year US private placement notes

June

Agreement to acquire first Australian plant – Manildra solar power plant

NEW & Clean Energy Finance Corporation sign binding agreements for A$50m facility

May

Acquisition of minority interests in NC-31 and NC-47 solar power plants

March

Acquired interest in Mount Signal 2 solar power plant

February

Acquired interest in Boulder Solar 1 power plant

2017
December

A$202m equity raise and listing on the ASX

October

Committed to acquire Rigel solar power plant portfolio

May

NEW establishes permanent US office

2016
December

Second equity raising successfully completed

Acquisition of Stanford and TID solar power plants

October

Committed to acquire majority interest in NC-47 solar power plant

August

Committed to acquire majority interest in NC-31 solar power plant

January

Initial equity raising successfully completed

2015
November

Establishment of NEW

Latest News


Find out the latest market and industry updates, in addition to thought-provoking renewable energy industry insights, New Energy Solar announcements, opportunities and investment information.

Leading the charge for a battery-powered world
John Martin
21 September, 2018
Giving power to the people
Tom Kline
7 September, 2018
Connected
John Martin
24 August, 2018
Dawn of the renewable future
Financial Review
15 August, 2018

Latest News


Find out the latest market and industry updates, in addition to thought-provoking renewable energy industry insights, New Energy Solar announcements, opportunities and investment information.

Investment Manager

New Energy Solar Manager Pty Limited (ACN 609 166 645) (Investment Manager) is the investment manager of the Trust and the Company.

The officers of the Investment Manager with the primary responsibility for management of the Trust and the Company are Alex MacLachlan, John Martin and Tom Kline.

Risks

Like all investments, an investment in New Energy Solar carries risks which may result in the loss of income or principal invested. In addition to the general risks of investing, specific risks associated with investing in the Business include residual value of investments, distribution risk, currency risk and interest rate risk. For further information about the risks of investing in New Energy Solar see Section 5 of the Offer Document.