Solar panels, solar electric, solar photovoltaic, solar PV

Solar Women Summer Series: Funding Sun Through Solar Investing/Borrowing

We’re wrapping up the Solar Women Summer Series, and Audrey Desiderato, the Co-Founder/ COO of SunFunder, is helping us end things on a sunny note!
SunFunder finances solar projects “beyond the grid” and offers investors opportunities to help fund offgrid solar projects, as well as providing companies in emerging markets with access to capitol.

Tell us your story… how did […]

Solar Women Summer Series: Silicor CEO & WiSE Award Winner Terry Jester

We met Terry Jester, CEO of Silicor Materials, at the WiSE Luncheon during the ASES Solar 2015 Conference at Penn State. She spoke with us about her role as CEO, the benefits of solar silicon, Silicor’s Icelandic expansion and her advice for success in the field.

Tell us your story… how did you get involved in […]

Wes Kennedy’s Free Battery Selector Tool

Download Wes Kennedy’s Free Battery Selector Tool today!
Decide the best battery for your application, from a cost perspective. This tool is used in Wes Kennedy’s Advanced Solar + Storage Course.

This is a great tool for engineers, designers, and decision makers when determining the best battery to use for any application.

Starting with the input data tab, you characterize up […]

Free Tool: Site Lease vs. Buy Modeling Calculator

Chris Lord’s FREE Site Lease vs. Buy Modeling Calculator allows users to compare a lease rate against a potential purchase of a solar PV site where the lease rate (including escalator) is known.

This tool is used in HeatSpring’s Financial Modeling for Solar PV Projects course.

About Chris Lord
Christopher J. Lord is a lawyer with extensive banking experience, and the Managing […]

4 Reasons Commissioning on Larger Solar PV Systems is Important

The article below is an excerpt from the discussion board of our last Solar Executive MBA cohort. Student A and Student B are interested in learning more about:

The importance of commissioning on larger solar systems
The potential volatility of SRECs and how to account for changes and potential sunsets
Areas that it would be advantageous to engage “third-party […]