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Cavalier retires from Hudson Clean Energy Partners

John Cavalier, a co-managing partner and former chairman of Hudson Clean Energy Partners, has retired from the private equity firm. Based in Teaneck, New Jersey, Hudson Clean Energy Partners invests in renewable power and clean energy.


TEANECK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hudson Clean Energy Partners, a leading private equity firm specializing in renewable energy, today announced that John Cavalier, former chairman and co-managing partner, has retired from Hudson after nine years of service.

“John brought decades worth of invaluable experience as one of the nation’s leading investment bankers in the energy sector,” said Neil Z. Auerbach, CEO and managing partner of Hudson. “He added a tremendous depth of understanding of the market and the role renewable energy plays in it. We wish him well in all of his future endeavors.”

“I leave Hudson in seasoned and accomplished hands,” said Cavalier. “Neil is one of the industry pioneers. He possesses deep expertise in the sector, a wealth of experience in investing in all parts of the capital stack, and a keen focus on risk management. The team has labored tirelessly on behalf of its investors, and I am sure that they will continue to perform admirably as the fund continues to harvest its remaining investments. In addition to its flagship fund, Hudson has been involved in numerous successful ventures, and I wish Neil and the rest of the team the best of luck in the future.”

About Hudson Clean Energy Partners
Hudson Clean Energy Partners is a private equity and infrastructure firm dedicated exclusively to investing in renewable power and clean energy. The New Jersey-based firm was founded in 2007, and makes privately negotiated investments in infrastructure platforms, focused on the development, construction and operation of power plants, direct investments in power projects, as well as investments in the high-growth, asset-based, capital intensive segments of value chain companies that have manufacturing or servicing businesses. Hudson’s investment expertise spans across a variety of subsectors within the renewable energy industry including, solar and wind energy, biofuels, biomass, geothermal energy, energy efficiency and storage. For more information, visit