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Leveraging Solar: An Innovative Way a Foundation can Invest for Impact

As a foundation director, you’re focused on the impact you can make with your foundation’s dollars. You work hard to select recipients who have both the greatest need and the most potential for successful implementation (AKA, the highest possible impact). 

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Posted by Ashley Paulsworth on Jan 10, 2017 3:28:01 PM

Topics: Renewable Investment Opportunities, Solar for Non-Profits, impact investment

Corporate Sustainability--from Boardrooms to B-Corps, Change is in the Air (Part II)

The second in a two-part series on the new face of Corporate Social Responsibility

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Posted by Matt Cordes on Dec 12, 2016 7:48:00 AM

Topics: Renewable Investment Opportunities, community solar finance, Solar for Non-Profits, Sunvestment Energy Group, impact investment

Corporate Sustainability--from Boardrooms to B-Corps, Change is in the Air

Part one of a two-part series on the new face of Corporate Social Responsibility. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) encompasses corporations’ efforts to understand and take responsibility for their impact on our collective environmental and social welfare. These efforts very often dovetail with the companies' commitment and investment in their employees

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Posted by Matt Cordes on Nov 14, 2016 8:30:00 PM

Topics: renewable investment opprtunities, community solar finance, Solar for Non-Profits, Sunvestment Energy Group, impact investment

Women Apply Here: The Solar Industry

Not only is solar one of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S., it is also a primary source of new jobs.  In a recent blog post, we discussed a few impressive statistics--President Obama’s State of the Union claim that 1 out of every 83 new jobs is solar-related, and the fact that solar employment has seen 20% year-over-year growth for the past three years, among them.

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Posted by Matt Cordes on Apr 17, 2016 8:38:58 PM

Topics: solar pv, Solar for Non-Profits, Sunvestment Energy Group, solar training

Why Lower Gas Prices Don’t Affect the Economics of Solar

Lots of environmentalists and renewable energy proponents may be feeling a bit skittish about the low oil prices that have been in effect for over a year now. With prices hovering around $2.29 nationally, how are renewables faring?

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Posted by Ashley Paulsworth on Apr 10, 2016 8:30:00 PM

Topics: solar pv, Solar for Non-Profits, impact investment, Gas Prices

Could Demand Response Markets be the Next Wave of Solar Financial Opportunities?

As anyone who works in the solar world knows, ours is a complex industry.  We all work to understand and communicate the varying incentives, sophisticated financial structures, and ever-evolving rules and regulations

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Posted by Chris Flynn on Mar 14, 2016 7:30:00 PM

Topics: renewable investment opprtunities, solar pv, Demand Response

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