Residential Solar

US Deploys 910 MWh of Energy Storage with 225% Increase in Q1

In a sign that energy storage systems continue to make strong progress in the country, the US marked the biggest Q1 2021 (quarter one) deployments so far for its energy storage market. According to a report from Wood Mackenzie and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA), the US added 910 MWh (megawatt-hours) of new energy […]

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Aurora Solar Raises $250 Million to Digitize Solar Installations

Funding Round Led by Coatue Signals Market Interest in the Growing Solar Industry Aurora Solar, the industry’s leading software platform for solar sales and design, today announced it has closed a $250 million Series C funding round led by Coatue, with follow-on participation from existing investors ICONIQ Capital, Energize Ventures, and Fifth Wall. In just over two years, Aurora […]

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Mosaic Announces $1.5 Bn Loan Purchase Program for Residential Solar Projects

Mosaic, the leading financing platform for U.S. residential solar and energy-efficient home improvement projects, today announced an additional multi-year loan purchase program for approximately $1.5 billion with a leading global investment firm. This investment builds on a separate $1.5 billion, multi-year loan purchase program with Congressional Bank announced by Mosaic on April 14. This gives Mosaic access […]

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$421 million of Loanpal Residential Solar Loans Securitized

Loanpal, a leading point-of-sale technology platform for sustainable home solutions, today announced that Goldman Sachs sponsored Loanpal Solar Loan 2021-2 Ltd. and Loanpal Solar Loan 2021-2 LLC have closed a securitization of approximately $421 million worth of residential solar loans originated on the Loanpal platform and previously purchased by Goldman Sachs, GoodFinch, Blackstone Credit and Davidson Kempner Capital Management […]

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Sunlight Secures ~$2.5 Bn in Solar Financing via Expanded Partnership With Tech CU

Sunlight Financial, a premier, technology-enabled point-of-sale residential solar financing platform, today announced that Tech CU, a Silicon Valley-based credit union, has committed to fund another nearly $2.5 billion in residential solar and storage systems sold and installed by Sunlight partners over the next three years, expanding upon a long-term partnership between Sunlight and Tech CU […]

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US Market On Course For 19 GW Solar Additions in 2020

A report brought out by Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac), a research firm, and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in the US states that the country is on course for adding 19 GW of solar during 2020. That would be a creditable achievement, considering the worst of the Covid pandemic still continues to run through the […]

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Schneider Electric Solar Expands Its Energy Management Ecosystem with New Smart Edge Devices

Schneider Electric Solar announced InsightHome and InsightFacility, their newest additions to the Insight Energy Management ecosystem. Both InsightHome and InsightFacility are smart edge devices that connect customers’ Schneider Electric solar and storage systems to the Insight app. InsightHome targets the residential solar and storage market globally. InsightFacility is for large residential and commercial solar and […]

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Sunrun Completes Acquisition of Vivint Solar Creating 3 GW Conglomerate

Sunrun has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Vivint Solar which was initially announced on July 6, 2020. Sunrun, a leading provider of residential solar, battery storage and energy services, has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Vivint Solar which was initially announced on July 6, 2020. This follows approval by […]

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Sunrun to Acquire Vivint Solar for Enterprise Value of $3.2 Billion

Sunrun and Vivint Solar have entered into a definitive agreement under which Sunrun will acquire Vivint Solar in an all-stock transaction Sunrun, a leading provider of residential solar, battery storage and energy services, and Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar provider in the United States, have announced that the companies have entered into a […]

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