Tag: Solar Development

Redeux Speaks With Suncast Media About the IRA & Energy Storage

Utility-scale solar developers offer a unique perspective on issues impacting the renewable energy industry; conceptualizing potential project opportunities from inception. Rob Masinter, COO of Redeux Energy, sat down with Suncast Media this fall to discuss key issues affecting the industry, including: the Inflation Reduction Act, energy storage, and supply chain disruptions. Q&A: Top Industry Trends Suncast Media: What does the inflation reduction act (IRA) mean for utility-scale solar and…

How the IRA Changes Renewable Energy Project Finance

By Christina Derlath, Director of Finance Christina Derlath has extensive experience in project finance and tax in the renewable energy industry. Financing a utility-scale renewable project can be an arduous and intricate process. Utility-scale renewable projects involve many moving pieces and incur their share of financial risks, but they also present sponsors with unique opportunities to generate revenue while creating clean, renewable energy. Project finance moves crucial…

What Farmers Need to Know About Leasing Land for Solar Development

By Garrett Gill, VP of Land The farming and solar energy industries may appear to be at odds with each other regarding land use – both need large land positions in order to succeed. That said, solar developers and farmers have been working together for decades, forming mutually advantageous partnerships. Recent studies have found that co-locating solar energy generation facilities with active agriculture (sometimes referred to…

6 Benefits of Leasing Your Land for Solar Development

By Joe Martin, Manager, Land Acquisition Thousands of people around the country own land, and many are not aware of its untapped potential. On agricultural land alone, experts estimate that by installing renewable energy infrastructure on just 1% of existing underused farmland, solar panels could provide 20% of electricity for the U.S.—and farmland is only a portion of usable landholdings. The solar industry operates on just…