Mastering Commercial Solar Finance - Self Study

Online

Authors: Keith Cronin, Chris Lord

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

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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!

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Flexible Online Training for Industry Professionals

This is a self-study, self-paced online course. You can begin instantly upon enrollment and complete the course materials at 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. Rewatch videos and review assignments as many times as you want. View updates the instructor makes to the course as the industry advances. Return to your course anytime with online access from anywhere in the world.

Not Eligible for Continuing Education Credits or Certificates

Since this is a free course, it is not eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) and has not been approved by any credentialing organizations (NABCEP, AIA, USGBC etc). This course is for self education purposes only and completion does not indicate a level of professional expertise or credential. Certificates of completion and CEU Credits are only available for our premium paid courses.

Authors

Keith Cronin

SunHedge LLC

Keith Cronin is an in-demand business consultant. He has helped solar companies achieve their goals through his perspective, recruiting, coaching sessions and products. After his company was acquired by SunEdison, he decided to help people and serve others in Hawaii and across the globe. After his tenure with SunEdison, he founded SunHedge. SunHedge assists small...[more]

Chris Lord

Managing Director, CapIron, Inc.

Christopher J. Lord is the Managing Director of CapIron, Inc., a firm focused, among other things, on helping clients plan, structure and close financings involving renewable energy projects, including Distributed Generation and Utility-Scale Projects. Mr. Lord graduated from Cornell Law School, and practiced corporate law in firms, and in-house, for over 25 years. He...[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 - 53:34 minutes)
  • [Interview] Advice from a $20MM Solar PV Investor to Commercial Solar Installers (Resource)
  • Pre-Tax vs. Post-Tax ROI (Video - 10:56 minutes)
  • Master PPAs (Video - 05:53 minutes)
  • Financing in CT ZREC Market (Video - 06:36 minutes)
  • Residual Value (Video - 08:07 minutes)
  • Owner/Lessor Arrangements (Video - 06:12 minutes)
  • Risks with Non-Profit PPAs (Video - 10:39 minutes)
Finding, Pitching, and Managing Solar Tax Equity Investors

Watch these Q+A videos with Chris and Keith.

  • Investors + Development Timeline (Video - 10:11 minutes)
  • Executive Summary for Investor Project Proposals (Video - 11:07 minutes)
  • Working Your First Deal (Video - 10:19 minutes)
  • Managing Investor Communications (Video - 10:19 minutes)
  • Vetting & Finding Investors (Video - 07:33 minutes)

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