V.E, part of Moody’s ESG Solutions, has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability of Vistra’s Green Finance Framework. The framework has been designed to issue Green Financing Instruments to finance Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency projects in the United States.
We assigned a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability credentials and management of Vistra’s Green Finance Framework. V.E is of the opinion that this Framework is aligned with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles and Green Loan Principles 2021. We express an advanced assurance on the contribution of these instruments to sustainability.
Vistra operates an integrated retail and generation business in markets throughout the United States. The Company is engaged in electricity market activities, including electricity generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management and retail sales of electricity to end users. In November 2019, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Vistra completed the acquisition of Ambit.
V.E has produced more than 300 second-party opinions on sustainable financing operations in Europe, Africa, Americas and Asia. We are a Climate Bonds Standard Approved Verifier.
V.E’s SPO on Vistra’s Green Finance Framework is available here.
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