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Churches Discover a New Way to Fund Solar

Crowdfunding New Option for Churches It is an early May morning. The sun has just begun its day, the moon slowly fading into the crisp, clear blue sky. Pastor Jim Roberts is found planting daffodils along the side of Mercy Church, when he comes to a sudden realization. Wanting to embrace the opportunity to “care…

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Florida Airport to go Solar

Solar Airport in Florida Thanks to the help of a third party, the Southwest Florida International Airport may finally be one step closer to going solar. Currently, three firms are bidding to design, finance, build and manage a solar system for the airport. Once a company is selected, the airport will lease the system over…

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Solar Ready Roofs Coming to California

California to Require ‘Solar Ready Roofs’ The California Energy Commission is said to be tightening their standards when it comes to residential and commercial buildings. These new sets of standards are aimed at energy efficiency, and would take effect Jan. 1, 2014. In addition, new homes and commercial buildings would be required to have “solar…

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Museums Get a Boost With Solar Crowdfunding

Museums Hopeful For Solar Crowdfunding Standing before an attentive group of third graders is Eric Silva, a seasoned curator and educator for the Museum of the Arts. For years, Silva has been trying to convince the museum to switch to solar. “As educators, we have the responsibility to not only share what we can do…

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Solar Gaining Momentum Among Churches

Solar Crowdfunding Is Advancing With Churches From cutting costs in utility bills to being an environmental steward, it is no secret to why solar is gaining popularity. But for churches, going solar can prove to be much more valuable. Like many non-profits, churches are all too familiar with tight budgets and the ineligibility of solar…

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Art Galleries Seek Ways to Get Solar

Solar Crowdfunding PPA For Art Galleries The day is coming softly to a close as A Work of Art – Art Gallery and Eco-Boutique owner Amy Schultz and co-owner Ashley Palmer draw the shades to an exhausting day. “As owners of an eco-friendly line, we have a deeply rooted passion to be environmentally and socially…

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NFL Football Stadium Goes Solar

New York Jets Add Solar Energy System The New York Jets‘s stadium lights up the sky for their recent night game. The professional NFL team has added solar power system that doubles as an art installation at night. Professional Sports Stadiums Go Solar The Jets aren’t the only professional sports franchise seeing the financial benefits and…

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Solar Tax Equity 101 – Calculating The ROI

Solar Tax Equity Investments 101 – How The ROI Works Tax Equity is a common part of solar project finance deals. Everyone knows “the Tax Equity Investor invests in the solar project and in exchange gets all the tax incentives.” This sounds great, but not everyone knows how this works. People regularly ask Greenzu *how*…

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