Topic: Solar Finance

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A $1 Billion Solar Plant Was Obsolete Before It Ever Went Online

In 2011 the $1 billion project was to be the biggest solar plant of its kind, and it looked like the future of renewable power. Citigroup Inc. and other financiers invested $140 million with its developer, SolarReserve Inc.

Why Don’t Early-Stage VCs Invest in Solar Any More?

A decade ago, entrepreneurs and investors alike believed that silicon wafer-based photovoltaics would soon be a relic. Tens of billions of venture and corporate dollars chased novel technologies that would surely replace silicon.
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New Jersey Lowers Price Utilities Pay for Solar as It Phases Out Credit Program

The program is a "bridge" between the Solar Renewable Energy Certificate and "a yet-to-be determined successor incentive program," the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities said in a statement announcing its decision. New credits established under the program, Transition Renewable Energy Certificates, will be capped at a fixed price over a 15-year contract.