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2015 State of Solar Financing, Part 2: Solar Securitization

April 20, 2015 by Boyd Arnold

Solar Financing

I first reported on the securitization of solar assets back in November 2013 when SolarCity announced a $54 million offering. This small offering (by Wall Street standards) was a way for SolarCity to test the waters of a new financing outlet and potentially reduce its cost of capital.[read more]

Why Falling Oil Prices Don’t Hurt Demand for Renewable Energy

January 8, 2015 by EDF Energy Exchange

Renewables and Oil Prices

It’s understandable that many people would look at falling oil prices and wonder what it might mean for clean, renewable energy sources. Some recent headlines even suggest that cheaper crude might spell doom for the burgeoning clean energy economy.[read more]

Price of US Wind Energy at 'All-Time Low' of 2.5 Cents per Kilowatt-Hour

August 22, 2014 by Eric Wesoff

A just-released Department of Energy and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory report pegs utility-scale wind power-purchase agreement pricing as averaging $25 per megawatt-hour for projects that negotiated contracts in 2013. That's cheap power.[read more]