solar financing

June 23, 2022

New Solar Financing with Extended Terms

Capital Financing Loans from 5 – 20 Years  The hindrance in making many commercial solar projects financially viable is the length of the standard loan. Five to seven years is often not long enough for larger projects to cash flow positively. Though there are long term alternatives, the lender/investor always […]
January 15, 2020

Financing Green Tech – What Does it Take

1) What specifically is Green Technology? It encompasses all areas and disciplines, including methods, materials & techniques, which are environmentally friendly. Typical areas include: energy, efficiency, recycling, safety and health concerns and renewable resources.   “BIG PICTURE GOAL: TO REDUCE OR ELIMINATE WASTE PRODUCTS IN THE ENVIRONMENT”   2) Let’s […]
February 28, 2018

Long, Long, Longer Solar Finance Solutions

Solar financing requires a certain expertise and experience to get a project approved with all the benefits the energy user (offtaker) expects and deserves. Following is a summary of our longest solar finance programs along with standard shorter terms. Once we review a client’s financial status and approve, there are […]
February 8, 2018

Let the Interest Rate Elephant Into the Room

The feelings some business owners have about interest rates, when financing equipment or anything for that matter can be equivalent to online dating or anything we engage in that we attribute to the measure of our self-worth – it runs that deep. Why don’t we measure up? Are we good […]
July 3, 2017

First US Finance LLC structures 718kW Solar PPA for Humboldt Bay Harbor in California

First US Finance LLC supports a Southern California solar developer in structuring a 25 year PPA (power purchase agreement) for Humboldt Conservation District in Samoa, California. The PPA rate and escalator for the 717.57 kW rooftop solar project will help the marine terminal lower its overall energy expenses by locking […]
September 27, 2015

Power Purchase Agreement – The Solution for Your Next Solar Project

A Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) is a great way for a company or non-profit organization to pay a fixed or controlled rate for power over a 15 or 20 year period. The PPA electric rate is generally significantly discounted compared to the utility rate for the same energy. The company […]
August 4, 2015

Deal Killers – In Equipment Leasing and Financing

A “deal killer” in financing is one that stops the approval review process right in it’s’ tracks. The finance request is dead and the chances of getting approved are gone. The deal killers are clear and usually well defined but somehow businesses still submit applications with these killers on the […]
July 21, 2014

New Program with 1 Day Approvals & Funding – Equipment Cost: $5,000 – $25,000

We have a new program for small ticket equipment financing which approves a client and funds a vendor the very same day. Approval decisions happen within 2 hours so you can use your new equipment right away. This is the fastest finance process in the industry! The Key Points include: Finance amount: […]
June 13, 2014

Good Questions Asked Frequently – GQAF

Some scenarios or questions come up on a weekly basis and this is a good opportunity to share them with you here. If you think of others, please let me know. GQAF – How fast can my finance move because we’re in a big hurry. Answer – Usually the pacing […]