FYI – Page 4

SolarWorld Appoints Sales Trainer To Help U.S. Installers

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 08, 2017

SolarWorld has selected Greg Welsh as a sales trainer to help U.S. installers sell the value proposition of the manufacturer’s solar panels. Welsh is a 34-year veteran of sales, having worked as a sales professional, sales manager, general sales manager, [Read More]

Solar Company PROINSO Expands Its U.S. Operations

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 03, 2017

Solar distributor and integrator PROINSO has expanded its operations with a new combined U.S. headquarters and warehouse in West Sacramento, Calif. Eight years after entering the U.S. market, PROINSO says it is pressing ahead with its expansion in the U.S. [Read More]

Wells Fargo Backs Nonprofit Solar Installer Grid Alternatives

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2017

The Wells Fargo Foundation has committed to a four-year, $2 million grant for GRID Alternatives, a U.S. nonprofit solar developer, to expand low-income solar access. The grant builds on more than $4 million Wells Fargo has invested in GRID since [Read More]

SST Partners With Baseball Legend Dusty Baker’s Baker Energy Team

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 01, 2017

SunSystem Technology LLC (SST) has entered into a strategic alliance with Baker Energy Team, a renewable energy company founded by MLB legend Dusty Baker that has a strong focus on commercial solar development. Both companies are based in the greater [Read More]

Array Technologies Expands To MENAT Region

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 25, 2017

Array Technologies Inc. (ATI), a New Mexico-based provider of solar tracking solutions, has announced its expansion to the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region. The company notes it has already secured multiple utility-scale projects in the MENAT market [Read More]

Spruce Finance Raises Capital To Back More Residential Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 19, 2017

Spruce Finance, a provider of consumer financing for residential solar and energy efficiency improvements, says it has raised tax equity and project debt transactions to support $445 million in residential solar power purchase agreements (PPA) and leases in 2017. “Spruce’s [Read More]

CleanCapital And Generate Capital Partner On DG Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 18, 2017

CleanCapital has announced a partnership with Generate Capital that will enable the acquisition of approximately $300 million of operating clean energy assets, namely distributed solar projects, across the U.S. The partners say the transaction harnesses Generate Capital’s track record of [Read More]

Solar Alliance Offloads B.C. Wind To Help U.S. Expansion

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 18, 2017

Solar Alliance Energy Inc., a solar sales and marketing firm with home bases in Vancouver, B.C., and San Diego, has signed a letter of intent with Concord Green Energy Inc. for the sale of certain British Columbia wind energy assets [Read More]

Solar Company Silicon Ranch Closes $55M Investment Round

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 18, 2017

Silicon Ranch Corp., a U.S. developer, owner and operator of solar energy plants, has closed on an equity investment round that raised in excess of $55 million. Partners Group, a global private markets investment manager, led the round with a [Read More]

Seminole Hits $1B Milestone For Renewable Energy Lending

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 13, 2017

Belleair Bluffs, Fla.-based Seminole Financial Services LLC has now closed more than $1 billion in construction and permanent debt financing for solar and wind transactions. Seminole is the operating entity for the six companies that make up The Seminole Companies. [Read More]