Christopher J. Lord is a lawyer with deep banking experience, and the Managing Director of CapIron, Inc., a firm he founded in late 2011, to provide advisory and consulting services to customers, owners, developers, utilities, suppliers, installers and distributors covering the full range of value-add in renewable energy and energy efficiency. CapIron has provided...[more]
Keith Cronin is an in-demand business consultant, speaker and founder of The Solar Business Blueprint, a life changing training program that assists business owners with the tools, resources and metrics needed to grow and manage their solar businesses. He has helped solar companies achieve their goals through his training, speeches, coaching sessions and products....[more]
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There are three main legal structures used to finance commercial solar projects. In the test drive, we'll provide a brief overview of the partnership flip.
Leverage is a key concept to understand that can be used to increase the IRR's of potential projects. Understanding leverage is key to understanding if a project can be economical or not.
Understanding credit risk is critical to an investor. There are 5 types of risk that need to be understood; PPA Customer Risk, Panel and Manufacture Risk, EPC Contractor Risk, O+M Company Risk, and Developer Risk
The Solar MBA is a 6-week intensive solar finance training. Get a peek into the 12+ hours of video, all of the tools, reading assignments, homework, and resources that you'll get access to. This test drive is roughly 1% of the content of the full class. It does not include a) the full financial model b) the 11 legal contracts needed to finance projects c) 3 budgeting and sales tools that you can use to bid on projects d) access to the instructors. You can see below for screen shots and a tour of the full course.