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Will Crowdsourced Loans for Rooftop Solar Overtake Third-Party Ownership?

February 23, 2014 by Herman Trabish

Third-party funding for residential solar continues to drive solar growth by offering homeowners reduced electricity bills with zero-down terms. That structure now faces competition from a plan to loan homeowners the system’s full purchase price with an affordable down payment and interest rates.[read more]

Los Angeles Crowdsources Solar Energy Generation

June 30, 2013 by Antonio Pasolini

Crowdsourcing and Solar Energy

Last week a new video premiered at the 7th Annual LABC Sustainability Summit. The video celebrates CLEAN LA Solar, touted as the U.S.’s largest urban rooftop solar program.[read more]

4th Graders Use Kickstarter, Fund Solar Array Multiple Times Over

March 22, 2013 by Joseph Romm

4th grader

Fourth graders from North Carolina set up a Kickstarter campaign to raise $800 to set up a solar array to power their classroom. As of Thursday morning, the class had raised just over $5,800.[read more]