09 May '11, 4pm

SunRun Gets $200M Tax Equity Commitment for Residential PV: SunRun, a residential solar financing firm, just r...

SunRun Gets $200M Tax Equity Commitment for Residential PV: SunRun, a residential solar financing firm, just r...

SunRun , a residential solar financing firm, just received a tax equity commitment from U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) to support the purchase of $200 million in residential solar systems. This tax equity commitment, SunRun's fifth and largest transaction with U.S. Bancorp ($311 billion in assets), is supported by the 1603 Treasury Grant Program. It's U.S. Bancorp's largest renewable energy tax equity fund to date, according to SunRun. SunRun has raised financing for more than $600 million in solar systems from utility PG&E and U.S. Bancorp, as well as $85 million in venture capital from Accel Partners, Foundation Capital , and Sequoia Capital. SunRun installs over $1 million in residential solar every day -- owning, installing, and maintaining the solar panels for the homeowners, who pay a monthly rate for power while locking in an electric rate for 20 years. I spoke with SunRu...

Full article: http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/SunRun-Gets-2...

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