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Solar Tax Equity vs Common Equity: Which is Right for You?

Solar Tax Equity vs Common Equity: Which is Right for You?

Solar energy has become increasingly popular as a clean and renewable energy source, with more businesses and homeowners investing in solar projects to reduce their carbon footprint and energy costs. However, financing these projects can be complex, often involving various stakeholders and financial mechanisms. Two common methods of financing solar projects are through common equity […]

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Top 5 Issues for C&I Solar Developers in 2024 (And How to Solve Them)

Top 5 Issues for C&I Solar Developers in 2024 (And How to Solve Them)

2024 looks promising for commercial and industrial solar ventures, but it will also bring some challenges, impacting solar installers, EPCs, and system proprietors alike. Unfortunately, issues such as PV system downtime and inefficiencies within operations and maintenance teams contribute to revenue losses for all stakeholders. The encouraging news is that solutions have surfaced to address

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The Solar Merchant Model vs. PPAs: Key Differences Between Each Ownership Model

The Solar Merchant Model vs. PPAs: Key Differences Between Each Ownership Model

The Merchant Model involves the direct ownership of a solar energy system by the entity consuming the generated power. This model empowers the owner with complete control over the system, including installation, maintenance, and operation. What is the Solar Merchant Model? In the Merchant Model, the entity bears all costs associated with the solar installation.

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Solar EPC Firms vs. Local Solar Contractors: What’s the Difference?

As the world turns towards more sustainable energy solutions, solar power has gained significant popularity. When considering solar installations, two main options stand out for development, construction and other services: Solar EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) firms and local solar contractors. Both serve the purpose of creating solar power solutions, but the two possess distinct

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Understanding Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS)

Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) are an important policy tool aimed at promoting the use of renewable energy sources and reducing reliance on fossil fuels. This article will delve deep into the concept of RPS, exploring its significance, implementation and impact on the energy sector. What Are Renewable Portfolio Standards? Renewable Portfolio Standards, also known as

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Harnessing the Power of AI Technology for Commercial Solar Applications

In recent years, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology has revolutionized various industries, including the commercial solar sector. AI offers advanced capabilities that enable more efficient solar energy production, improved maintenance, and enhanced overall performance. This article explores the numerous applications of artificial intelligence tech for commercial solar, highlighting its potential benefits and the

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Greenfield Development: Building from Scratch for a Sustainable Future

In today’s rapidly evolving world, the concept of greenfield development has gained significant attention. Greenfield development refers to the process of building infrastructure or developments on previously undeveloped land, typically in rural or suburban areas. This article aims to explore the significance of greenfield development in creating a sustainable future, its benefits, challenges, and key

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Direct Pay and Transferability Guidance for Clean Energy Tax Credits Released

Recently released guidance on direct pay and transferability for clean energy tax credits has generated considerable interest and excitement in a significant move toward promoting clean energy adoption and stimulating investment in renewable technologies. This guidance, shared from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in response to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022, presents a

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Top 10 States Investing in Renewable Energy

In a world where environmental concerns and sustainable practices are gaining increasing importance, the shift towards renewable energy sources has become a top priority for many states in the United States. This article explores the top 10 states that have made significant investments in renewable energy, showcasing their commitment to a cleaner and greener future.

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