Energy Finance


The growth of the solar industry happened in large part because of innovation on the finance side of the industry. We write regularly on solar finance, providing free courses and resources to help you truly understand the mechanics of solar finance.

Free Solar Finance courses

The Trump Administration is Expected to Keep the Solar ITC on Track; Here’s How to Best Take Advantage of it

With the Trump administration pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement and scuttling the Clean Power Plan, many in the solar industry wonder whether the schedule of the Investment Tax Credit phase-out for solar projects will be changed.

A number of renewable energy experts say the answer is no; the administration is not expected to alter […]

How to Get More Clients, Team Members and Profits for Your Solar Business

We are excited to announce a new free lecture: How to Get More Clients, Team Members and Profits for Your Solar Business by veteran instructor and solar business expert Keith Cronin!

Keith will be hosting live Q&A sessions and answering questions on the discussion board over the next few weeks. To join, just enroll here, watch […]

Innovative Financing Solutions that Get Solar Energy Projects Up and Running

A recent study by Deloitte demonstrated just how interested business owners are in going solar. The study, “Resources 2017 Study – Energy Management: Sustainability & Progress,” found that half of the businesses surveyed said they’re looking to procure more electricity from renewable energy. Yet, these renewable energy enthusiasts often fail to take action when faced […]

Interview: Role of Appraisal and Cost Segregation Analysis in a Renewable Energy Project

A new free short course by solar finance expert Chris Lord contains an insightful 20 minute interview about appraisal and cost segregation and their role in solar and other renewable projects. In this episode, Chris interviews Mike Bammel a Managing Director for Structured Finance/Leasing Practice at Marshall Stevens. Founded in 1932, Marshall & Stevens is […]

April 28th, 2017|Categories: Solar Finance||

How Time of Use Rates Work

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON AURORA SOLAR’S BLOG
What do the prices of movie tickets to Hollywood’s latest blockbuster and the cost of energy in California have in common? First, in most theaters, you will find that ticket prices change based on the time of day you want to see your show. This is similar […]