09 Nov '17, 2pm

The Smartest Money for C&I Solar Is Coming from Inside the House

Investment banks aren’t interested, and neighborhood banks just don’t understand. So where is someone who has a great commercial solar project supposed to get funding? Anyone operating within the commercial/industrial/government segment of the solar industry has asked themselves that question at least once, if not every time they are trying to launch projects. In the case of big investment banks like Wells Fargo and Chase, commercial projects are often too small for them to notice. It’s not just being a small fish in a large pond; it’s like being a termite in the Amazon. No matter how much you stand on a soapbox and beat your chest about your investment-grade project , they just won’t notice. Your return on investment just isn’t big enough for them. And your neighborhood commercial banks don’t have the expertise in the solar industry to fund your projects. The amount of ti...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2017/11/the-...

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