Financing is quickly become necessary for the successful adoption of renewable energy in the United States. If you want to sell geothermal or solar projects, you need to understand finance.

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Great Resources
Finance 101 for Renewable Energy Pros
Finance 101 for Solar PV Pros
The Beginngers Guide to Financing Solar PV Projects
The Complete Guide to Geothermal Tax Credits

Data Center Essentials for Executives: A Beginner’s Guide

In the 21st century, all companies are information technology (IT) companies… most just don’t know it yet.
Jon Koomey helps executives modernize their IT organizations to speed up innovation, reduce costs, and increase revenues in his Data Center Essentials for Executives: A Beginner’s Guide
In this short course, Jonathan Koomey boils down what he’s learned as one […]

Why We Haven’t Crossed the Chasm in Residential Solar & What to Do

Just because we’re not shooting fish in a barrel doesn’t mean we’re moving past the late early majority, venturing into the mainstream, or “crossing the chasm” of residential solar. Since December 2015, I’ve been exploring the macro changes happening in the US residential solar markets and wondering where (and if) we were moving into mature […]

15% Off GTM’s U.S. Solar Market Insight 2016 Conference

Greentech Media Research presents the 6th annual U.S. Solar Market Insight conference.
Underpinned by years of in-depth market analysis, and published in conjunction with SEIA, this conference will give you exclusive access to the top industry executives and thought leaders while providing actionable insights into the U.S. solar industry. Learn how to navigate complex market dynamics […]

Explaining the Value of Solar to Customers

With such a long list of benefits, you’d think solar panels would sell themselves. But many potential customers still need convincing before they can make the jump to green living. As beneficial as solar panels are for reducing a household’s carbon footprint and increasing its energy efficiency, the cold, hard facts about the benefits of […]

Solar Partnership Flip: Alive and Well in 2016

Chris Lord discusses partnership flips under the IRC
As Mark Twain once said, “News of the recent death of the partnership flip for solar transactions is greatly exaggerated.”

Okay, he didn’t exactly refer to partnership flips; he was talking about a newspaper article that prematurely reported his death. But in the case of the partnership flip in […]