NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases an overview of the residential solar lease and power purchase agreement (PPA) ABS sector, and examines the growth of the sector, characteristics of residential solar leases and PPAs, issuer profile and transaction comparisons, and KBRA’s rating activity in the sector.
The residential solar lease and PPA ABS sector has shown resilience through the pandemic. The performance of KBRA-rated transactions has been relatively stable with no negative rating actions taken as a result of the pandemic to date. Residential solar lease and PPA ABS issuance in 2020 exceeded the prior year, with public and 144A securitization volume reaching $914 million. There has been one published residential solar lease and PPA ABS transaction issued in 2021.
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