solar energy investment

First Solar Jumps Into Financing Residential PV With Investment in CEC's Community Solar

December 18, 2014 by Eric Wesoff

First Solar Residential PV Investment

First Solar just entered the U.S. residential solar market by becoming the largest single investor in Clean Energy Collective's community solar business. Clean Energy Collective (CEC) builds and sells community solar projects to residential and small business customers on behalf of utilities.[read more]

White House Finally Goes Solar: Obama Preaches Efficiency and Jobs at Wal-Mart

May 12, 2014 by Eric Wesoff

Obama and Solar Energy

President Obama recently announced commitments from hundreds of public and private companies and organizations including Home Depot, Ikea, Yahoo, Google, Lennar Homes and Goldman Sachs to push solar energy and energy efficiency. The commitments amount to 850 megawatts of solar power.[read more]

What is PACE Financing?

March 17, 2014 by John Steller

PACE Financing

With all of these solar acronyms flying around, the renewable energy conversation can often times get a little confusing. One of the more common acronyms we continually hear is PACE financing. So what exactly is PACE financing?[read more]

What d.light's $11 Million Investment Means for Off Grid Solar Energy

March 6, 2014 by Justin Guay

Off Grid Solar Investment

From sub-Saharan Africa to Bangladesh the off grid solar market is posting eye popping growth rates. But despite that impressive performance access to finance has choked the sector's ability to truly scale. That's why a new Series C investment in industry leader d.light is worth paying attention to.[read more]