TerraNova Capital Engaged by CalEthos as Exclusive Advisor for $5.2 Billion Project Financing

Investment Banking
John Steinmetz


February 2024

Transaction Information

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2023 — TerraNova Capital Equities, Inc. (TerraNova) announces its engagement as the exclusive placement agent to CalEthos, Inc. (CalEthos) for the financing of their planned $5.2 Billion development of a 100% clean energy powered data center campus in Imperial County, CA.  CalEthos recently completed the first phase of planning and development of its planned 300MW site in Lithium Valley which will serve the growing needs of the AI, Cloud and HPC digital world.  The data center will be powered by local geothermal and solar renewable energy.

“TerraNova is excited to be selected by this innovative company to assist in financing their project.  We believe that this project, the first of its kind, will set the standard for clean power data centers in the future” said John Steinmetz, TerraNova’s Founder and Executive Chairman.

Michael Campbell, Chairman and CEO of CalEthos added, “I have worked with the TerraNova team on several projects in the past and am highly confident that they will be able to arrange financing for this innovative and exciting development”.

About CalEthos

CalEthos, an OTC Markets listed company (OTC.BUUZ) is developing an 80-acre parcel in Imperial County, California to support a 300-megawatt (MW) data center campus of up to one million square feet of rentable colocation space to serve the growing AI, Cloud and High-Performance Computing (HPC) demand of the ever-expanding digital world. Located in the heart of “Lithium Valley”, the company is planning to build a large-scale “clean energy powered data center” utilizing baseload geothermal and supplemental solar from local power producers.

About TerraNova

TerraNova Capital Equities, Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC) is the investment banking arm of TerraNova Capital, a 25-year-old financial advisory firm focused on the small-to-middle market.  TerraNova Capital is comprised of two companies; TerraNova Capital Equities, Inc. which provides financial and capital solutions to its clients, and TerraNova Capital Partners, Inc. which focuses on merger and acquisition (M&A) advice, consulting and merchant banking.  Learn more at www.terracap.com.