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.
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...
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.