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SolarCity Will Add 300MW of Commercial Solar From New $1B Fund

April 26, 2015 by Eric Wesoff

SoarCity Expansion

SolarCity "activated" a $1 billion fund earlier this year, looking to finance roughly 300 megawatts of United States commercial solar energy systems. Investors in the fund include Credit Suisse, the bookrunner for SolarCity’s securitization transactions.[read more]

Modest Wave of VC Funding Rolls In for Cleantech

April 18, 2015 by Eric Wesoff

It's too early to call it a rebound in cleantech venture capital. That might take an entire generation to fix itself. But, in the meantime, there's been a small surge of venture capital funding of cleantech companies in the last few weeks. Here's a quick roundup.[read more]

Beyond the Bank: A New Peer-to-Peer Financing Model Connects Investors to Projects

June 29, 2014 by Stephen Lacey

Financing activity in solar is showing no sign of slowing down. It seems every week new YieldCos are being formed, more banks are establishing funds for loan products and entirely new investment platforms are created. Open Energy Group is the latest example of the latter.[read more]