Your trusted partner to deliver
Lightsource bp is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects. Leveraging our strategic 50:50 JV partnership with bp, we are helping drive the world’s low-carbon energy transition with competitively priced, dependable, clean energy for businesses and communities. We carefully consider the circumstances and characteristics of each of our assets and structure a comprehensive financing approach
Local success enabled by the strength of a global platform
Lightsource bp is an integrated independent power producer that is shaping the future of global energy and sustainability by financing, developing, and maintaining the highest-quality solar PV and storage projects. After only entering the market in 2018, Lightsource bp is the largest solar developer and owner in Australia with five projects totalling >1GWp of generating capacity in operation and under construction and a total project pipeline of more than 4GWp.
Maximizing value for our partners
We integrate in-house development, asset financing, and operational management to optimise competitiveness and capture maximum value throughout the lifecycle of each project. Our approach to long-term ownership and management of the assets we develop sets us apart from other developers in the industry. It incentivises us to deliver the highest-quality asset to our partners, and then ensures we maximise its profitability and performance. Our management services are a critical pillar to the success of our develop-own-operate model and provides a feedback loop for continual improvement and competitive advantage.
A track record of successful project financing
Our progressive project financing structures and track record provide a platform for success and growth. With over $1.7 billion of capital raised by our expert in-house project finance team in Australia, and leveraging our strategic partnership with bp, we have access to some of the most competitive terms in the market. Our success in project financing is a demonstration of the low risk, stable yield opportunities that renewable energy projects offer to investors, the quality and bankability of our developed assets, and the confidence that top tier investors have in Lightsource bp.