A growth-oriented limited partnership formed by NextEra Energy, Inc., NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) acquires, manages and owns contracted clean energy projects with stable, long-term cash flows.
We own interests in wind and solar projects in North America, as well as natural gas infrastructure assets in Texas. The renewable energy projects are fully contracted, use industry-leading technology and are located in regions that are favorable for generating energy from the wind and sun. The seven natural gas pipelines in the portfolio are all strategically located, serving power producers and municipalities in South Texas, processing plants and producers in the Eagle Ford Shale, and commercial and industrial customers in the Houston area. The NET Mexico Pipeline, the largest pipeline in the portfolio, provides a critical source of natural gas transportation for low-cost, U.S.-sourced shale gas to Mexico.
NextEra Energy Partners’ intends to take advantage of favorable trends in the North American energy industry, including the ongoing trend of clean energy projects replacing aging or uneconomic projects, demand by utilities for renewable energy to meet state renewable portfolio standard requirements and the improving competitiveness of clean energy relative to other fuels. We focus on high-quality, long-lived projects operating under long-term contracts that are expected to produce stable long-term cash flows. We believe our cash flow profile, geographic and technological diversity, cost-efficient business model and relationship with NextEra Energy, a recognized clean energy leader, provides us with a significant competitive advantage and enables us to execute our growth strategy.