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TERRAFORM POWER, INC. filed this Form 10-K on 07/21/2017
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The fourth quarter of 2016 includes a $55.9 million goodwill impairment charge, a $15.7 million impairment charge within impairment of renewable energy facilities related to substantially all of the Company's portfolio of residential rooftop solar assets that were held for sale as of December 31, 2016, a $2.5 million loss on related party receivables and a $1.1 million loss on extinguishment of debt driven by a reduction of borrowing capacity for the Revolver and corresponding write-off of a portion of the unamortized deferred financing costs due to the Company entering into the consent agreement and ninth amendment to the terms of the Revolver and a waiver agreement with the requisite lenders pertaining to third quarter reporting deliverables and compliance. The fourth quarter of 2016 also includes $8.6 million of special interest for the Senior Notes due 2023, Senior Notes due 2025 and Revolver, which was offset by $11.6 million of unrealized gains pertaining to interest rate swaps for the U.K. Portfolio. In addition, as discussed in Note 2. Summary of Significant Accounting Policies, during the fourth quarter of 2016, the Company revised the accretion period for its asset retirement obligations from the term of the related PPA agreement to the remaining useful life of the corresponding renewable energy facility, which resulted in the Company recording a $4.4 million adjustment to reduce previously reported accretion and depreciation expense. The Company also recorded a $5.9 million adjustment in the fourth quarter of 2016 to reduce previously reported cost of operations related to property tax expenses.

Quarterly results of operations for the year ended December 31, 2015 were as follows:
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The first quarter of 2015 includes a $20.0 million loss on the extinguishment of debt due primarily to the early termination of the Term Loan and its related interest rate swap, the exchange of the previous revolver to the Revolver and prepayment of premium paid in conjunction with the payoff of First Wind indebtedness at the acquisition date. 
The second quarter of 2015 includes an $11.4 million gain on the extinguishment of debt related to termination of certain financing lease obligations upon acquisition of the Duke Energy operating facility.
The third quarter of 2015 includes $9.9 million of amortization of bridge commitment fees recorded within interest expense related to financing our pending acquisitions of Invenergy Wind and the Vivint Operating Assets.
The fourth quarter of 2015 includes a $45.4 million loss related to the write-off of the remaining balance of a prepaid warranty from SunEdison, a $16.1 million loss on investments and related party receivables, a $10.0 million loss resulting from the LAP arbitration settlement, a $14.0 million loss related to the Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative litigation reserve and a $7.5 million loss on the extinguishment of debt as a result of the U.K. refinancing.