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Melinda Baglio

Leveraging Technology to Finance Clean Energy

In February, I joined CleanCapital as the Head of Acquisition because I was excited about the company’s approach to utilizing technology to transform the way clean energy projects are financed. On April 30th, CleanCapital acquired a 14.23MW portfolio of solar assets from X-Elio. The purchase was significant for us in many ways. It was our […]

Jon Powers

Let’s celebrate corporate leadership on clean energy this Earth Day!

You might be surprised by who’s currently leading the charge in the commercial solar market. As we head into Earth Day weekend, it’s easy to get caught up in the attacks on clean energy. There is no question that federal tax reform, the International Trade Case and withdrawing from the Paris Climate Treaty created a […]

CleanCapital and CarVal: Partners in Renewable Finance Growth and Innovation

This was originally published by Matt Eastwick on LinkedIn. When I started at CleanCapital last year, I joined a team that was already making a mark in transforming the clean energy finance market. By bringing efficiency to deal process, we continue to make great strides in simplifying investments with the goal of introducing more institutional […]

Experts Only Episode 18: My Conversation with David Gabrielson of PACENation

This week we speak with David Gabrielson of PACE Nation and take a deep dive into understanding the growth of PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy), a finance tool that is a private-public partnership allowing for the cost of energy saving improvements to be spread out over a length of time. David introduces us to PACE […]

Experts Only Episode 17: My Conversation with Ethan Zindler, Head of Americas, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Join us this week for a great conversation with Ethan Zindler, Head of Americas at Bloomberg New Energy Finance.  Ethan’s career has taken him from baggage checker on the Clinton campaign to the White House to MTV to the early days of clean energy covering Cape Wind. For the last 12 years, as Head of […]

Jon Powers

Innovative and Resilient: Global Clean Energy Economy is Unstoppable

This post was co-authored by Jon Powers and Zoe Berkery. Good news! Despite a range of uncertainties in 2017 and the beginning part of 2018, clean energy remains a strong economic driver with untapped investment opportunity. Clean energy investments are high, the private sector continues to be a driving force, and corporations are demanding clean […]

Future remains bright for solar despite the Trump tariff

Despite the Trump Administration’s assertion that it will benefit the solar industry, the decision to impose a tariff on solar panels will have the opposite effect. While attempting to prop up a handful of American manufacturing jobs that may never materialize, many more jobs installing solar systems are at risk as the pace of installations […]

CleanCapital 2017 Year in Review

By Thomas Byrne, Jon Powers and Marc Garrett 2017 was a big year for CleanCapital. As a company, we continue to revolutionize the clean energy market through simpler finance. Clean energy remains a largely untapped investment opportunity for many unfamiliar with the asset class and developers lacking access to capital needed. CleanCapital is addressing these […]