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TerraForm Global Closes Acquisition of 294 MW of Operating Wind Assets from Renova Energia

- Fully funded with a combination of TerraForm Global Class A common stock and cash allocated from the TerraForm Global IPO proceeds - These assets from Renova, and the associated CAFD, are part of the original TerraForm Global IPO portfolio described in our IPO prospectus

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TerraForm Global (Nasdaq: GLBL), a globally diversified owner and operator of clean energy projects, today announced that it closed on the acquisition from Renova Energia of two operating wind energy projects that are part of the original TerraForm Global IPO portfolio.

The Salvador and Bahia wind energy projects are located in Brazil and generate 294 megawatts (MW) AC of capacity in aggregate. The projects were purchased with a combination of TerraForm Global Class A common stock and cash that was allocated from the TerraForm Global IPO proceeds.

"TerraForm Global is executing on our commitment to deliver high-quality, contracted cash flows to our investors," said Carlos Domenech, TerraForm Global's chief executive officer. "We are excited to grow our relationship with Renova and launch our platform in Brazil, one of TerraForm Global's key markets."

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TerraForm Global is a globally diversified owner of clean power generation assets including solar, wind, and hydro projects in attractive, high-growth emerging markets. For more information about TerraForm Global, please visit:  

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By their nature, forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those suggested by the forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to, our ability to integrate the projects we acquire from third parties or otherwise realize the anticipated benefits from such acquisitions; the failure of counterparties to fulfill their obligations under offtake agreements; price fluctuations, termination provisions and buyout provisions in offtake agreements; delays or unexpected costs during the completion of projects under construction; our ability to successfully identify, evaluate and consummate acquisitions from SunEdison or third parties or changes in expected timing of any acquisitions; regulatory requirements and incentives for production of renewable and solar power; operating and financial restrictions under agreements governing indebtedness; the condition of capital markets and our ability to borrow additional funds and access capital markets; our ability to compete against traditional and renewable energy companies; hazards customary to the power production industry and power generation operations, such as unusual weather conditions and outages; and economic, social and political risks and uncertainties inherent in international operations, including our operations in emerging markets, the impact of foreign exchange rate fluctuations, the imposition of currency controls and restrictions on repatriation of earnings and cash, protectionist and other adverse public policies, including local content requirements, import/export tariffs, increased regulations or capital investment requirements; international business practices that may conflict with other customs or legal requirements to which we are subject, inability to obtain, maintain or enforce intellectual property rights, and being subject to the jurisdiction of courts other than those of the United States, including uncertainty of judicial processes and difficulty enforcing contractual agreements or judgments in foreign legal systems or incurring additional costs to do so. Furthermore, any dividends are subject to available capital, market conditions, and compliance with associated laws and regulations. Many of these factors are beyond TerraForm Global's control.

TerraForm Global disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions, factors, or expectations, new information, data, or methods, future events, or other changes, except as required by law. The foregoing list of factors that might cause results to differ materially from those contemplated in the forward-looking statements should be considered in connection with information regarding risks and uncertainties which are described in TerraForm Global's Form S-1, as well as additional factors it may describe from time to time in other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should understand that it is not possible to predict or identify all such factors and, consequently, you should not consider any such list to be a complete set of all potential risks or uncertainties.

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