Sara Rafalson's Blog Posts

- December 18, 2014

December 2014 Solar Project Finance Journal

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

- December 18, 2014

A Look Back at 2014: What Does a Shortage of Bankable Projects Mean for C&I Solar?

Solar project development is cyclical: more capital chases projects, oversupply of capital brings down yields, capital exits the space, more projects chase the money; rinse, lather,...

- December 18, 2014

As the Weather Turns Frightful, Keep Placed in Service Deadlines Delightful

The biggest story around this time of year is the rush to meet end-of-year placed in service deadlines for 2014 pipeline. In 2013, Greentech Media and SEIA reported that 44% of installs...

- 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...

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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