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TERRAFORM POWER, INC. filed this Form 10-K on 12/05/2016
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Net SunEdison Investment

During the year ended December 31, 2015, SunEdison made net contributions to Terra LLC pursuant to the related party agreements discussed above and in connection with drop down acquisitions. The following table illustrates the detail of Net SunEdison investment for the year ended December 31, 2015 and December 31, 2014 as reported on the consolidated statements of stockholders' equity:
Year ended December 31,
(in thousands)
MSA - General and administrative expenses - affiliate1


MSA - Failed deal costs 2


Interest Payment Agreement and Amended Interest Payment Agreement3


First Wind capital expenditures and O&M labor fees4


TerraForm Power, Inc. equity awards distributed to SunEdison5

Deemed contribution related to acquisitions from SunEdison6


Lindsay debt repayment7


Contribution in exchange for Class B common stock and Class B units at IPO8




Net SunEdison investment


Represents total general and administrative expenses - affiliate in excess of cash paid to SunEdison pursuant to the MSA agreement ($4.0 million paid during fiscal 2015 and no cash payments during fiscal 2014).
Represents acquisition costs related to failed deals that were paid by SunEdison. Such costs are reimbursable by SunEdison under the MSA.
Represents contributions received pursuant to the Interest Payment Agreement and the Amended Interest Payment Agreement. $8.0 million of the amount for the year ended December 31, 2015 was not received in cash from SunEdison until February 3, 2016 and a receivable from SunEdison was recorded within Due to SunEdison, net as of December 31, 2015.
Represents contributions received for capital expenditures and operations and maintenance labor fees in excess of budgeted amounts for certain of the Company's wind power plants, which SunEdison committed to reimburse the Company for in conjunction with the First Wind Acquisition.
Represents stock-based compensation cost related to equity awards in the Company's stock which has been allocated to SunEdison.
Represents the difference between the cash purchase price and historical cost of the net assets acquired from SunEdison.
SunEdison repaid the remaining outstanding principal balance and interest due on the SunE Perpetual Lindsay construction term loan on the Company's behalf as required pursuant to the terms of a project investment agreement entered into prior to the IPO of the Company.
Represents SunEdison's net contribution at IPO in exchange for Class B common stock of the Company and Class B units of Terra LLC.

Distributions to SunEdison

During the year ended December 31, 2015, Terra LLC paid distributions of $58.3 million to its Class B unit holder, SunEdison.

Incentive Distribution Rights

Immediately prior to the completion of the IPO on July 23, 2014, Terra LLC entered into the Amended and Restated Operating Agreement of Terra LLC which granted SunEdison 100% of the Incentive Distribution Rights ("IDRs") of Terra LLC. IDRs represent the right to receive increasing percentages (15.0%, 25.0% and 50.0%) of Terra LLC’s quarterly distributions after the Class A Units, Class B units, and Class B1 units of Terra LLC have received quarterly distributions in an amount equal to $0.2257 per unit (the "Minimum Quarterly Distribution") and the target distribution levels have been achieved. As of December 31, 2015 and 2014, SunEdison held 100% of the IDRs. SunEdison has pledged the IDRs as collateral under its DIP financing and its first and second lien credit facilities and second lien secured notes. As of December 31, 2015, there were no Class B1 units of Terra LLC outstanding. There were no payments for IDRs made by the Company during the years ended December 31, 2015, 2014 and 2013.