FOR SEC FILINGS ON FORMS ID, 3, 4, 5 AND 144
                           IN RESPECT OF SECURITIES OF

The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Steven Chuslo, Katherine
Dent, Jay Bernstein and Alexander MacRae or any one of them acting alone, as his
true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution and
resubstitution for his in his name and stead in any and all capacities, to sign
and file for and on his behalf, in respect of any acquisition, disposition or
other change in beneficial ownership of any shares of common stock, par value
$0.01 per share, of Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc.
(the "Company"), the following:

(i)     any Form ID to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the

(ii)    any Initial Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities on Form 3 to
        be filed with the SEC;

(iii)   any Statement of Changes of Beneficial Ownership of Securities on Form 4
        to be filed with the SEC;

(iv)    any Annual Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities on Form 5 to
        be filed with the SEC;

(v)     any Notice of Proposed Sale of Securities on Form 144 to be filed with
        the SEC; and

(vi)    any and all agreements, certificates, receipts, or other documents in
        connection therewith.

The undersigned hereby gives full power and authority to the attorney-in-fact to
seek and obtain as the undersigned's representative and on the undersigned's
behalf, information on transactions in the Company's securities from any third
party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators and trustees, and
the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release such information to
the undersigned and approves and ratifies any such release of information.

The undersigned hereby grants unto such attorney-in-fact and agent full power
and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and
necessary in connection with such matters and hereby ratifies and confirms all
that any such attorney-in-fact and agent or substitute may do or cause to be
done by virtue hereof.

The undersigned acknowledges that:

(i)     neither the Company nor such attorney-in-fact assumes (i) any liability
for the undersigned's responsibility to comply with the requirement of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), (ii) any
liability of the undersigned for any failure to comply with such requirements or
(iii) any obligation or liability of the undersigned for profit disgorgement
under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act; and

(ii)    this Power of Attorney does not relieve the undersigned from
responsibility for compliance with the undersigned's obligations under the
Exchange Act, including without limitation the reporting requirements under
Section 16 of the Exchange Act.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until revoked by
the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to such attorney-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney.

Date: April 10, 2013                              /s/ J. Brendan Herron
                                                  J. BRENDAN HERRON