Connecting local renewable projects with international capital markets







With the world’s focus on Net Zero by 2050, large international capital, green bonds, and alternative investors are seeking investment opportunities and bidding on limited projects. Renewable projects and developers around the world have limited access to capital and have been forced to abandon or stop development. LXI Capital is the global bridge between local renewable projects and international capital markets.

Kevin Candee

Managing Partner

Kevin Candee, P.E., Managing Partner, is a well-respected civil and hydraulic expert in the industry. His 30+ years of experience includes hydropower planning, design and construction, transaction advisor, lender’s technical advisor, and owner’s engineer to the international private equity markets. He also serves as an independent advisor to private equity funds, private investors, and public utilities, and a lead investor of several successful hydropower, water, and real estate development projects worldwide. Mr. Candee is a licensed engineer in the US, and fluent in Spanish and functional in several other languages.

Eric Ma

Managing Partner

Eric Ma is the founder of UPower Energy, an IPP based in the US. As a seasoned executive and chief engineer, he has developed, constructed, and managed renewable projects across the global. He holds a PhD degree in mechanical engineering, has published 20+ academic papers, and is an inventor of five USA patents. He speaks Chinese fluently.

Li Xu

Founder and Managing Partner

Li Xu, CPA, Founder, and Managing Partner, is a leading Project finance professional specializing in renewable development, investments, and asset management, as well as ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) and Project Finance. With extensive experience in assisting Fortune 500 companies and Big Four firms, Ms. Xu possesses a deep understanding of the complexities of the renewable energy sector. Her expertise lies in advising on project finance strategies, leveraging international capital markets, and implementing cutting-edge technologies like AI and machine learning to foster innovation and optimize outcomes. Ms. Xu is highly sought after as a speaker on ESG and the ever-evolving energy mix. Additionally, she is fluent in Chinese and has a basic command of the Japanese language. Furthermore, she holds a CPA license in the State of Texas, United States.  

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