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Market Update — June 19th 2017

This week’s market update covers: Suniva filed a case to impose heavy tariffs on foreign solar panels, a move which, if approved, could cost the US solar industry 88,000 jobs. The International Finance Corp. invested $3 million into a Wall Street startup that helps banks reduce their financial exposure to each other. American Solar Direct,[…]

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Market Update — June 12th 2017

This week’s market update covers: The US energy storage market had its biggest quarter ever, seeing year-over-year growth of more than fiftyfold. The alt finance market grew 22% between 2015 and 2016, reaching $34.5 billion in origination volumes but marking a significant slowdown compared to prior years. A settlement between SunEdison and Terraform Power and Terraform[…]

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Market Update — June 5th 2017

This week’s market update covers: French energy company Engie purchases Sungevity’s European operations OPIC is under internal government investigation for its loans to five struggling Chilean solar projects ExxonMobil shareholders vote to instruct the company to report on the risk that climate change regulations pose to its oil and gas reserves President Donald Trump initiates[…]

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T-REX Gobbles Up $10M in Series B

Written on May 24, 2017 Published by VC News Daily T-REX Group, Inc. (“T-REX”), a financial technology (“fintech”) company focused on providing data, analytics, and transactional tools for a variety of asset classes, including renewable energy, today announced the closing of a $10 million financing round. Leading European utility innogy (ETR:IGY) and the Partnership Fund[…]

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T-REX ADDS STRATEGIC INVESTMENT FROM INNOGY

German utility joined by the Partnership Fund for New York City New York, NY, May 24, 2017 – T-REX Group, Inc. (“T-REX”), a financial technology (“fintech”) company focused on providing data, analytics, and transactional tools for a variety of asset classes, including renewable energy, today announced the closing of a $10 million financing round. Leading[…]

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Market Update: April 13th 2017

This market update covers: First Solar looks to liquidate its stake in its yieldco 8point3 Energy Partners Sunnova Energy Corporation announces its inaugural $300 million securitization of solar leases, PPAs and SRECs GTM: First Solar and SunPower Exploring New Ownership Strategies at YieldCo 8point3 The vertically integrated utility-scale solar company, First Solar, announced that it[…]

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Market Update – March 30th 2017

This market update covers: Brookfield’s acquisition of yieldcos Terraform Power and Global is viewed as a signal of the maturity of the solar asset class The Commodities Futures Trading Commission announces a review of fintech regulation The Trump administration announces a review of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, renewable energy players forge ahead with investments[…]

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Market Update – March 21st 2017

This week’s market update covers: BlackRock launches an index-linked green bond fund to meet client demand for climate friendly exposure without sacrificing sector allocation or liquidity risk preferences EDF Renewable Energy launches a new commercial solar + storage business unit for C&I customers Environmental Finance (paywall): BlackRock index-linked green bond fund – details revealed Citing[…]

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Market Update – March 14th 2017

This week’s market update covers: Business lending platform Kabbage issues a $525 million private securitization of business loan receivables Sunrun posts growth in profitability and market share as other national installers give way to local and regional installers Sungevity files for bankruptcy and enters a $20 million court-ordered asset purchase agreement with private equity firm[…]

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Market Update – March 7th 2017

This week’s market update covers: Direct sales overtake third-party ownership in residential solar Crédit Agricole issues a synthetic securitization of $3 billion of infrastructure loans to Mariner Investment Group Prosper Marketplace closes a $5 billion loan purchase agreement with institutional investors. GTM: It’s Official: More Residential Solar Customers Buy Than Lease As of Q4 2016,[…]

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