Five ways to learn about Sol-REIT at RE+ in Las Vegas
August 25, 2023
The Sol-REIT team will attend, exhibit, sponsor and speak at RE+ 2023 in Las Vegas, NV from September 11-14. We invite developers, EPCs and solar industry stakeholders to learn more about Sol-REIT and our SolarC2P™ financing while at the conference through several (click to read more) opportunities.
Regional Solar Conferences Echo a Similar Sentiment as Sol-REIT Engages Developers Nationally
August 3, 2023
From a brief sampling of regional solar events throughout the summer, including ACP’s CleanPower in New Orleans, Reuters Solar and Wind Conference in San Diego, Wood McKenzie’s Solar and Storage Summit in San Francisco, and RE+’s Mid-Atlantic Conference...
Meet with Sol-REIT at Upcoming Solar Industry Events in CA
June 9, 2023
Sol-REIT will be at Reuters Utility Scale Solar & Wind in San Diego, as well as Wood Mackenzie Solar & Energy Summit in San Francisco, CA. Schedule to meet with Derek Gabriel Sr., EVP & Head of Originations.
Executive Moves: Sol-REIT Names Derek Gabriel Sr. as Executive Vice President & Head of Originations
May 26, 2023
Derek Gabriel Sr. has been appointed Executive Vice President & Head of Originations of Sol-REIT. Gabriel most recently served as V.P. of Renewable Energy Lending and Business Development at National Cooperative Bank, N.A
Commercial Banks, Credit Tightening, and Interest Rate Effects on Solar Development, an Opportunity for Specialty Lenders
April 26, 2023
2023 was supposed to be a watershed moment for the solar industry considering the alignment of policy in the form of the IRA and the restoration of the global supply chain. Yet, the macroeconomic environment isn’t quite cooperating, particularly for the solar developers and EPCs (engineering, procurement, and construction firms), who build the projects that are fueling our energy transition.
SVB Failure Will Not Leave a Void in Solar Development Finance Market
Noting the recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and the firm’s role in sustainable lending, several industry players have predicted a slow-down in what was predicted to be an extremely active year for solar development. But as updates continue to emerge it’s important to recognize the role of specialty non-commercial bank lenders.
Executive Moves: Sol-REIT Names Ursula Godoy-Arbelaez Chief Financial Officer
Ursula Godoy-Arbelaez has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Sol-REIT. Godoy-Arbelaez most recently served as CFO and Treasurer for CatchMark Timber Trust (NYSE: CTT) a self-administered and self-managed, publicly-traded REIT. She brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, capital allocation, mergers & acquisitions, finance, treasury, investor engagement, risk management, and accounting to the Sol-REIT team.
Where is the Solar industry going right now?
February 10, 2023
Jim Spano of Sol-REIT answers questions about the current state of the solar industry, citing some adventurous times riding the "solar coaster." Listen to what he and Dave Anderson of "The Solar Podcast" discuss as the near-term future of solar.
Sol-REIT Joins Department of Energy’s National Community Solar Partnership with a Goal of $175 Million in Funding for its Community Solar Segment by 2025
January 11, 2023
Sol-REIT has joined the NCSP as part of the firm’s commitment to fund greater than $175 million in community solar projects by 2025.
C&I Solar Led by Large Corporate Investment While Middle Market is Poised to Gain Traction
January 4, 2023
The top corporate solar users per SEIA in 2022 include giants such as Meta and Amazon. Meanwhile, the middle market of Solar is poised for growth as several key market challenges are being met by expansion of state incentives and market standardization.