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Photovoltaic Systems Share Characteristics of “Real Property”

Photovoltaic Systems Share Characteristics of “Real Property”

Photovoltaic (PV) systems may meet many of the important criteria to be considered real property — a status that could make them eligible for easier financing — a new report by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, contends.
How to resolve prior mortgage issues on renewable energy projects

How to resolve prior mortgage issues on renewable energy projects

Resolving issues related to prior mortgages is key to establishing a title policy that is satisfactory to lenders and investors while also protecting the project company’s real property assets.
The Case for Solar REITs

The Case for Solar REITs

Expanding the development of renewable energy facilities, such as solar power, has become a growing domestic priority in recent years. In 2012, $30 billion was invested in renewable energy in the U.S. However, the sunset of existing tax incentives may stunt industry growth. With partisan gridlock at an all-time high and natural gas prices at record lows, the industry needs novel ways to facilitate the continued growth of renewables.
Is the IRS Considering Solar REITs?

Is the IRS Considering Solar REITs?

On June 7, 2013, the IRS released the public version of the private letter ruling (PLR) that it issued to Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. prior to that company’s IPO in April. Contrary to some industry observer's expectations, the ruling doesn't break new ground. It certainly doesn't reflect IRS agreement that solar and wind farms are good REIT assets.
Renewable Development To Build “Green Community”

Renewable Development To Build “Green Community”

Renewable Development LLC, (RDL) a Nevada corporation, has signed an exclusive master development agreement with Nye County's development entity to develop 3,800 acres of real property in and around the Tonopah Aeronautics and Technology Park located in Nye County, Nevada.
Tires-to-Energy Project to Colorado

Tires-to-Energy Project to Colorado

Nathaniel Energy Corporation has signed a joint-venture agreement to partner with Renewable Development LLC (RDL) by which Nathaniel Energy will lead the Renewable Energy development to provide electricity for the 3,800 acres of real property in and around the Tonopah Aeronautics and Technology Park located in Nye County, Nevada...
500-MW Edwards AFB Solar Project To Move Forward

500-MW Edwards AFB Solar Project To Move Forward

The Air Force Real Property Agency and Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) executed an Agreement to Lease, setting the stage for development of the largest solar photovoltaic development in North America. The 3,288 acre parcel of land, with an estimated production capacity of up to 500 megawatts of solar photovoltaics, would also be the largest energy Enhanced Use Lease for the Department of Defense.
Cornell University Wins in New York Supreme Court Ruling On Solar Tax Assessment

Cornell University Wins in New York Supreme Court Ruling On Solar Tax Assessment

Last month, the New York Supreme Court overturned a tax assessment on solar generating equipment installed on university land, which provides power to Cornell University’s campus. The court found that the third-party owned solar facility was not assessable as an “improvement” to the land. Merrill L. Kramer, energy partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Pierce Atwood, LLP, argued the case for Petitioner Cornell University
More Solar Energy Rebates for New York

More Solar Energy Rebates for New York

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is expanding its Solar Pioneer Program. LIPA will implement an additional block of solar rebates at US$4.50 per watt to complement the current blocks of rebates, which means that a 1000 watt system would earn a US$4,500 rebate from LIPA.
Residential Solar and Uniform Commercial Code: A Primer on Solar-Financiers’ Rights in a Foreclosure

Residential Solar and Uniform Commercial Code: A Primer on Solar-Financiers’ Rights in a Foreclosure

U.S. residential solar PV has been growing at a breakneck pace. Annual installations have increased nearly five-fold in the past five years and, in 2014, surpassed annual commercial capacity additions for the first time in the history of PV market tracking. Additionally, nearly a third of the entire solar industry's workforce — comprising over 174,000 employees — works in residential solar.