Chris Cather's Articles

- September 17, 2013

Will truSolar Change Renewable Energy Finance?

Quick, what’s the biggest cause of brain damage for solar developers when structuring a PPA? Financing. Along with a shortage of tax equity in the post-1603 environment, arranging debt...

- July 23, 2013

Can the U.S. Military Meet Its Renewable Energy Goals and Still Give Investors a Fair Return?

“We have to try to balance the interest of the military with those of developers, investors, and lenders,” said Scott Provinse, Director of Government Programs at SunEdison, speaking...

- April 30, 2013

Bright Future for Renewable Energy Subsidies

"Renewable energy subsidies will be able to survive tax reform," said Mike Novogradac founder of the boutique tax credit accounting firm during the opening session of the sixth annual...

- February 28, 2013

Viewpoint: Solar Energy Finance 2013 — Beyond Traditional Tax Equity

What will solar energy finance in the U.S. look like in 2013?

- February 19, 2013

10th Annual ACORE Conference Calls for Bipartisan Support and Continued Financial Innovation for Renewable Energy

"Financing stability is tied to policy stability" said Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, ACORE President & CEO during his closing remarks at the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)...

- November 19, 2012

Are Solar Developer Fees Declining?

"Treasury has consistently been racheting fees down" said John Marciano, Chadbourne Parke transactional attorney regarding U.S. Treasury evaluation of developer fees as part of solar...

Chris Cather

Chris Cather

Chris Cather is founder of bluecrab solar, a commercial developer and industry advocate based in Annapolis, Maryland. He is currently evangelizing innovative new sources of financing in the solar energy industry by frequently contributing...

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