September 10th, 2012 | by Andrew
Q2 was a record quarter for the US solar market, intensifying opposition and populist rhetoric notwithstanding. Utility solar power installations powered second quarter gains in solar power capacity, though residential solar power installations increased for the fourth consecutive quarter, according to SEIA-GTM Research's latest quarterly report.
August 7th, 2012 | by Andrew
The wind power tax credit extensions have been passed in bi-partisan fashion by a 19-5 vote as part of broader tax cut extension bill. Greeted with guarded optimism by US wind power market and industry participants and supporters, some of the largest US electric utilities, including Exelon, are lobbying against further progress.
August 4th, 2012 | by Andrew
The Senate Finance Committee's reviving a one-year extension of the federal wind energy tax credit has opponents and supporters lobbying hard. At stake are billions of dollar of wind power projects, equipment sales, and green job creation.
May 18th, 2012 | by Andrew
The recent U.S. residential housing and mortgage market collapse gave securitization a bad name, but the practice of aggregating and dicing up residential solar PV system leases and commercial solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) is bound to play a role in solar and renewable energy finance going forward