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Case study: Navigating solar supply chain disruption during a global pandemic

Case study: Navigating solar supply chain disruption during a global pandemic

April 29, 2020 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

The novel coronavirus has impacted virtually every aspect of our lives, including the fight against climate change. Solar developers have faced supply chain disruption and have risked missing deadlines that could make or break the development of a renewable energy project. Our firm, Leyline Renewable Capital, provides development-stage funding forRead More

8minute Solar Energy added 3-GW of large-scale solar to its pipeline this month

8minute Solar Energy added 3-GW of large-scale solar to its pipeline this month

April 23, 2020 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

8minute Solar Energy has added 3 gigawatts (GW) of large-scale solar projects to its development pipeline this month, for a total of over 18 GW — enough to provide power for 20 million people. The company has attracted additional corporate-level funding to develop the rapidly growing pipeline too, the majorityRead More

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Three tips for sustainable ground-mount design

April 23, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Within the last year, the Inovateus Solar leadership team determined that they would take the initiative to embrace environmentally friendly solutions across multiple areas of operations. As a renewable energy company, our team felt a responsibility to implement measures that support triple bottom line practices: people, planet and profit. FoundedRead More

Power, plants: Seed mixes and ag innovation for PV solar

Power, plants: Seed mixes and ag innovation for PV solar

April 22, 2020 at 2:06 pm 1 comment

Driven by rapidly declining costs and 100 percent clean energy commitments from corporations and municipalities, demand for large-scale solar energy development is surging. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) forecasts farmers and other landowners will lease 2-3 million acres of land for ground-mounted solar arrays by 2030, a 10-fold increaseRead More

SunLogix adds 500,000 sq ft of safe harbor warehouse space on East coast

SunLogix adds 500,000 sq ft of safe harbor warehouse space on East coast

April 8, 2020 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar energy logistics services provider SunLogix acquired 500,000 square feet of warehousing space in Danville, Va. The warehouse provides additional space on the East Coast for Safe Harbor storage, long-term storage and short-term space to store solar power equipment in the event of project delays or other reasons. “This warehouse willRead More

Kresge Foundation makes a $3 million commitment to solar + storage development in disadvantaged communities

Kresge Foundation makes a $3 million commitment to solar + storage development in disadvantaged communities

January 16, 2020 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

The Kresge Foundation, Clean Energy Group (CEG) and New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation (NYCEEC) announced groundbreaking $3.3 million commitment this week – through a Kresge loan guarantee and connected grants – to accelerate the market development of solar PV plus battery storage (solar+storage) technologies in historically underserved communities. TheRead More

How supplier financial stability protects your business

How supplier financial stability protects your business

January 16, 2020 at 8:03 am Comments are Disabled

As the lifeblood of a solar company’s operations, your suppliers must be fully reliable, and that means being financially stable and secure. Making sure your suppliers are fully vetted for reliability and financial stability could actually be the most important task undertaken to ensure business success and growth in theRead More

Nonprofits and utility changes: Does solar still make sense?

Nonprofits and utility changes: Does solar still make sense?

January 9, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Nonprofit organizations make our communities better. They provide vital services and bridge gaps that business and government cannot. These organizations need electricity to operate, just like the rest of us, and many have implemented or are considering implementation of on-site solar projects. Several financing solutions for nonprofits have proven effectiveRead More

Greenbacker and Encore Renewable Energy reach agreement on a 14 project solar portfolio sale

Greenbacker and Encore Renewable Energy reach agreement on a 14 project solar portfolio sale

December 16, 2019 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

  Through a wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC  signed the rights to purchase a 27.7 MWdc, 14 project solar portfolio from Encore Renewable Energy and closed a $4 million equipment loan facility with Encore to support safe harbor efforts ahead of the investment tax credit (ITC) phasedown scheduledRead More

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Leyline Renewable Capital nets $150 million investment to pump into U.S. solar project development

October 22, 2019 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Newlight Partners LP announced a $150 million investment in Leyline Renewable Capital, a provider of development financing across several renewable energy sectors. Leyline says it plans to identify and provide development-stage debt and equity to support renewable energy projects throughout the United States. To date, the Leyline team has developed, financedRead More