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Solar Star Funding, LLC Announces Completion of $1 Billion Notes Offering for Solar Star Projects

DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Solar Star Funding, LLC has completed its $1 billion, 5.375% Series A Senior Secured Notes offering. The proceeds will be used to fund the continued construction of its 579-megawatt Solar Star 1 and Solar Star 2 projects, together the Solar Star Projects. These projects were formerly known as the Antelope Valley Solar Projects.

Together the Solar Star Projects, co-located in Southern California, are the world’s largest solar power developments under construction. The Notes offering is the largest single project bond financing ever completed for a solar project. The principal of the Notes amortize semi-annually beginning June 30, 2016 with a final maturity of June 30, 2035.

Solar Star Funding, LLC owns the Solar Star Projects and is a wholly owned subsidiary of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company.

About MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company

MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, based in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, is a global provider of energy services. Through its energy-related businesses, MidAmerican provides electric and natural gas service to more than 7 million customers worldwide. These businesses are Pacific Power, Rocky Mountain Power and PacifiCorp Energy, comprising PacifiCorp; MidAmerican Energy Company; Northern Powergrid Holdings Company; Northern Natural Gas Company; Kern River Gas Transmission Company; MidAmerican Renewables, LLC; MidAmerican Transmission, LLC; and CalEnergy Philippines. Information about MidAmerican is available at


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