Cash Purchase vs. PPA in the Commercial Market: Own Your Situation

Blog William Patterson | April 19, 2017

Cash Purchase vs. PPA in the Commercial Market: Own Your Situation

In 2016, 47 percent of new residential solar customers chose cash deals with their new systems as opposed to signing…
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Blog Sara Rafalson | December 15, 2016

Our Most-read Articles of 2016

Since 2012, The Sol SOURCE has been providing readers like you with real-life trends in the world of solar energy…
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Blog William Patterson | June 15, 2016

The Rise and Stall of the Commercial Solar Market

GTM Research recently released its report on the non-residential/commercial solar market, demonstrating relatively stagnant growth of the sector for the…
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Blog Jacob Sandry | July 27, 2015

What Can Community Supported Agriculture Teach the Solar Industry?

In 1965, amidst destruction of arable land and the growing use of pesticides in food production, a group of Japanese…
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Blog Yuri Horwitz | July 08, 2015

Approaching the Tax Credit Horizon: Where Will Commercial Solar Succeed in 2017?

This post was co-authored by Sol Systems Portfolio Analyst Eric Scheier and originally published by Greentech Media.  Last year, solar installations…
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Blog Zadie Oleksiw | April 01, 2015

A Comeback for Commercial Solar in the Golden State? We Think So.

The commercial and small utility solar market in California reminds us of 1848, just a year before the gold rush:…
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Blog Rachel Charow | July 17, 2014

Who Pays for Countervailing Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels?

On June 2, 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) made the decision to start implementing countervailing duties (“countervails”) on…
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Blog Colin Murchie | July 07, 2014

Beyond the Meter: Remote Solar on the Horizon?

A Less-Than-Totally-Addressable Market Commercial solar can be an extremely difficult, uphill sell. Not only must a salesperson overcome traditional customer…
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Blog Sara Rafalson | April 20, 2014

3 Financing Lessons Residential Solar Can Teach C&I

As new and old solar investors seek investment opportunities in distributed generation (DG) solar, there are a number of parallels that can be…
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