project financing

Is Home Efficiency Financing About to Eclipse the Solar Financing Market?

February 27, 2015 by Katherine Tweed

Property-assessed clean energy (PACE) loans for homes rebounded in a very big way last year. PACE looks to continue to gain steam in the coming year, but it is being joined by other investment vehicles bringing new life to residential energy efficiency.[read more]

Furthering International Climate Finance: Finalizing Some Key Threshold Issues for the Green Climate Fund

May 20, 2014 by Jake Schmidt

Countries meet soon to advance threshold issues for the Green Climate Fund. The Fund was a key component of the agreements reached in Copenhagen in 2009 as it could help mobilize resources to help developing countries in reducing emissions and adapting to the impacts of climate change.[read more]

Cancun: Spending the money

January 12, 2011 by David Hone

What started in Copenhagen as an aspiration for $30 billion in fast-start financing and up to $100 billion per annum by 2020 in North-South financing flow has been translated into the Cancun agreements as the beginnings of long term arrangements for specific funding purposes. Although the intention is to provide the necessary funding, the reality of doing so through a Green Climate Fund to facilitate the delivery of the 2020 pledges is very challenging.[read more]

SolarCity scores $100 million to finance solar arrays

September 29, 2009 by Todd Woody

photo: SolarCity When Wall Street collapsed last year so did  tax equity funds, the primary vehicle to finance renewable energy development.  But as I write in The New York Times today, investors are beginning to jump back into the game. U.S. Bancorp has agreed to finance $100 million of solar installations in 2009 for...[read more]

Customers Might Prefer to Be Shareholders in New Nuclear Plant Construction

September 9, 2009 by Rod Adams

Over the past several days, I have read a number of stories about the political and legal challenges that companies like Southern Co., FPL, and CPS are facing as they attempt to roll some of the costs of efforts to expand their nuclear plant capacity into their current rate structure. In most cases the numbers are quite small - CPS, for...[read more]