What We Do

Cate Street Capital is defined by our one-of-a-kind scope of capability, with both the financial and operational resources necessary to manage projects from concept through execution in a hands-on, strategic manner.

Financial Expertise

Our team has the required institutional knowledge to structure sophisticated transactions. For example, Burgess BioPower, a Cate Street Capital project, received Novogradac’s 2014 "Renewable Energy Project of the Year" award for Financial Innovation.

Services include:

  • Private placement of Debt and Equity tranches
  • Evaluation and analysis of project proformas, budgets, and financial forecasts
  • Identification of Federal and State incentive programs and application submittal
  • Selection of Counsel and additional project participants
  • Identification and execution of additional contracts or documentation required for financial close

Project Validation

We position projects for long-term success through rigorous due diligence. Our team has the ability to review projects in their inception stages to ratify their viability and sustainability in the market, or step in at any point in the development process to guide projects through financial closing.

Services include:

  • Analysis of feedstock supply and development/evaluation, sourcing, and execution of feedstock agreements
  • Analysis of output demand and development/evaluation, sourcing, and execution of off-take agreements
  • Independent Engineer’s Report management, development, and review
  • Permitting analysis and submittal at Federal, State, and Local levels


With expertise in matters ranging from EPC contracts, to permitting, site planning, project design, estimating, and construction coordination, our in-house engineering team has the experience to solve both technical and regulatory challenges. Engineering specialties including electrical, mechanical, chemical, and civil are represented on staff.

Services include:

  • Design and Engineering review
  • Engineering, Procurement, and Construction contract development
  • Design Memorandum and/or development of Limited Notice to Proceed agreement

Compliance and Administration

We offer institutional-grade accounting, compliance, human resources, and marketing, providing Fortune 500-level services to every project with which we are involved.

Services include:

  • Market analysis for project output
  • Coordination and development of marketing materials including business plans, presentations, and correspondence

Community and Government Relations

At Cate Street Capital, we strive to be a good neighbor and encourage our clients to embrace the same approach. Local acceptance and support are often essential elements of a project’s success; we are skilled in identifying and cultivating relationships with local and state officials to gain approval for our projects.

Services include:

  • Securing local support, including lobbying efforts and political outreach
  • Development of community outreach strategy

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Contact Us

Portsmouth Office

1 Cate Street, Suite 100
Portsmouth, NH 03801