10 Jul '12, 8pm

#Intersolar Symposium: The Keys To Unlocking The Solar Finance Market via @SolarIndustry @jessica_lillian #solar

#Intersolar Symposium: The Keys To Unlocking The Solar Finance Market via @SolarIndustry @jessica_lillian #solar

How can the U.S. scale up its solar market? Supportive policy is often identified as a key factor, but reaching benchmarks - such as 300 million installed residential systems - also requires increasing the efficiency of the finance market. At this stage, developing a diversified, stabilized and robust private finance marketplace will be equally important as - if not more important than - loan guarantees, investment tax credits and other government mechanisms, according to Doug Payne, executive director at industry organization SolarTech. This shift will be especially evident as the U.S. government revises and reduces its role in the renewable energy sector. "Policy is important, but we need to make these markets move," Payne said. Kicking off the Performance Symposium at the Intersolar North America conference on Monday, Payne presented SolarTech's vision for finding and e...

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