Sara Rafalson's Blog Posts

- November 20, 2014

The Road to Interconnection May Be Rocky

The following is an excerpt from our Solar Project Finance Journal, a monthly electronic newsletter analyzing the solar industry’s latest trends based on our unique position in the...

- November 20, 2014

November 2014 Project Finance Journal

Below, we have included excerpts from Sol Systems’ November 2014 Solar Project Finance Journal, which is a monthly email newsletter that our project finance team distributes to our...

- November 18, 2014

Extra Credit for Whoever Gets C&I Credit Right

Unlike residential, which has standardized credit scores, or utility-scale, which generally has utility off-takers, commercial and industrial (C&I) credit is incredibly complex – and...

- November 18, 2014

Just Say No: When to Walk Away from a Solar Deal

The following is an excerpt from our Solar Project Finance Journal, a monthly electronic newsletter analyzing the solar industry’s latest trends based on our unique position in the...

Sol Systems - October 20, 2014

Can Solar Financing Partnerships Make the Middle Market Work?

With few exceptions, most commercial projects we see come from developers going out to the market with each individual project, which will then go to the highest bidder. That sounds...

Sol Systems - October 17, 2014

It’s Time to Ask the Wallflower Solar Markets to the Dance

If commercial solar project finance was high school, hot markets such as New York, California, Hawaii, and North Carolina would be the “it” girls: everyone is talking about them, and...

Sol Systems - October 17, 2014

October 2014 Project Finance Journal

Below, we have included excerpts from Sol Systems’ October 2014 Solar Project Finance Journal, which is a monthly email newsletter that our project finance team distributes to our network...

Sol Systems - October 16, 2014

Is Your Solar Investor the Real Deal? How To Be Sure.

The following is an excerpt from our Solar Project Finance Journal, a monthly electronic newsletter analyzing the solar industry’s latest trends based on our unique position in the...

Sol Systems - September 26, 2014

D.C. Community Solar Regulations Proposed

On October 1st 2013, the D.C. legislature passed the Community Solar Renewables Energy Act (B20-007), making D.C. the tenth state to pass community solar legislation. However, the waiting...

Sol Systems - September 18, 2014

Solving the Sub-1-MW Solar Financing Gap

The middle market, particularly projects in the 50-kW to 200-kW range, pose challenges to all financiers, including us. So, what do we do when developer partners call us to finance...

Sara Rafalson

Sara Rafalson

Sara Rafalson handles business development and strategic partnerships for Sol Systems' SREC business. She also oversees the Sol Systems customer service team, which covers 4,000 customer accounts and nearly 50 MW in capacity. Ms. Rafalson's...

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