Mastering Commercial Solar Finance - Self Study

Online

Length: 3 modules

Authors: Chris Lord, Keith Cronin

Subjects: Solar: Energy Finance, Solar: Marketing and Sales

Student Rating

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129 students have taken this course

Description

Solar Executive MBA Training instructors Keith Cronin and Chris Lord answer questions about nonprofit PPAs, and finding, pitching to and managing investors.

Enroll and you'll access...
-Over 2.5 hours of video with Chris and Keith
-A comprehensive, downloadable takeaway guide
-Advice from a $20MM solar tax equity investor [interview]

Learn about...

Non Profit Solar Financing Best Practices
- Crowd funding, investors, due diligence, passive income & lease vs. PPA agreements

Commercial Solar PPA Best Practices
- Finding, pitching, and managing tax equity investors, pre-tax vs. post-tax ROI, master PPAs, financing, working your first deal, project proposal executive summaries

...and much more!

Self-Paced Online Course

This is a self-study, self-paced online course. You can begin instantly upon enrollment and complete the course materials on your own pace.

Access Information and Build Your Training Library

After enrolling, the course materials will remain in your account and be accessible 12 months (1 year) after enrollment. Access can be extended beyond 1 year with a monthly membership. Return to your course anytime with online access from anywhere in the world.

Earn a Certificate of Completion

When you complete this course you are eligible for a certificate of completion from HeatSpring. You can download your certificate as soon as you have completed all of the course requirements. Students can easily share their verified certificates on their LinkedIn profiles using our one-click LinkedIn integration.

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Authors

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Chris Lord

CapIron, Inc.

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]

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Keith Cronin

SunHedge LLC

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]

Course Outline

Guide to Mastering Commercial Solar Finance

  • Read the Guide to Mastering Commercial Solar Finance (Download .pdf)
Due Diligence, Crowdfunding, and Finding Investors for Nonprofit Solar PPAs

Watch these Q+A videos with Chris and Keith.

  • Chris and Keith answer questions 1 - 5 (Video)
  • [Interview] Advice from a $20MM Solar PV Investor to Commercial Solar Installers (Resource)
  • Pre-Tax vs. Post-Tax ROI (Video)
  • Master PPAs (Video)
  • Financing in CT ZREC Market (Video)
  • Residual Value (Video)
  • Owner/Lessor Arrangements (Video)
  • Risks with Non-Profit PPAs (Video)
Finding, Pitching, and Managing Solar Tax Equity Investors

Watch these Q+A videos with Chris and Keith.

  • Investors + Development Timeline (Video)
  • Executive Summary for Investor Project Proposals (Video)
  • Working Your First Deal (Video)
  • Managing Investor Communications (Video)
  • Vetting & Finding Investors (Video)
After The Course - Feedback and Additional Resources

In this module, you'll provide feedback on this lecture, request a certificate of completion, and learn about additional resources.

  • Introduction to HeatSpring (1 minute) (Video) preview
  • Join the Alumni Network: Add education to your LinkedIn profile in one click (Resource)
  • Feedback: 2-minute Exit Survey (Survey)
  • Certificate of Completion: Request a Certificate (Certificate)

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