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Sunvestment Energy Group Featured in Solar Power World Bringing a Community PPA to Sivananda Yoga Ranch in New York


By Kelly Pickerel | July 21, 2017

Located in Woodbourne, New York, the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch is an educational facility that teaches yoga to instructors who come from across the world to learn. The Yoga Ranch promotes yoga not only as a tool for peace, but as a way to connect people to each other and the environment. As part of those teachings, the ashram has always worked to be as sustainable as possible in all areas of its operation, including on-premises food production and teaching attendees how they can help the planet. The ranch’s new 93-kW solar carport perfectly aligns with that long-standing commitment and will offset virtually all of the ashram’s electrical needs.

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Posted by Matt Cordes on Aug 13, 2017 12:48:19 PM

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

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

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

The Best Impact Investment? Solar.

The trend of divesting from fossil fuels and turning to clean energy investments instead has certainly grown in recent years.  As these investments originated from concern for the environment rather than traditional financial return objectives, serious investors may wonder if these investments that are “benefitting society” still earn the same level of return on investment.

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Posted by Nicole Vahlkamp on Jan 25, 2016 11:36:39 AM

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

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