05 Jul '12, 3pm

Third-Party Finance for the Other 90 Percent (of Commercial Buildings): Third-party financing of solar proj...

Third-Party Finance for the Other 90 Percent (of Commercial Buildings): Third-party financing of solar proj...

Third-party financing of solar projects is growing. Fast . California, which represents 40 percent of U.S. solar, went from 42,933 total kilowatts installed in the first five months of 2011 to 77,473 in the same period of 2012. But kilowatts installed with cash went down from 23,360 to 21,223, while kilowatts installed using third-party financing nearly tripled from 19,572 to 56,250. Yet 90 percent to 95 percent of commercial building rooftops remain essentially beyond the reach of third-party financing, according to real estate research firm data cited by Energy Producing Retail Realty, Inc. (EPR Squared, EPR^2) Founder/CEO Chris Pawlik. “When you have a commercial building with multiple tenants,” Pawlik said, third parties “can’t technically finance those unless the owner takes it on, [and] commercial owners won’t do that.” Third-party financiers, he explained, “can get ...

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An Open Letter to the Minister for Finance

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solarindustrymag.com 03 Jul '12, 4pm

, a venture capital and small-business finance firm, has invested $1 million in Skyline Innovations , a solar water heatin...