Investment Insights

Greenbacker battery storage revenue streams

Battery storage can offer stable return streams

Ten years ago, it would have been hard to see a world where renewable energy would represent 20% of power ...
Greenbacker solar power on landfill

How solar on landfill works

Solar farms can safely transform former landfills into sources of cheaper clean energy for consumers and generate revenue for communities. ...

Growing clean energy investment beyond power generation

With renewables now among the cheapest forms of power generation in the world, greater energy storage capacity is needed to ...
Greenbacker solar panel

Pausing tariffs is good news for US solar

Recently, a tariff petition from a tiny US-based solar panel manufacturer threatened to bring US solar development to a halt. ...

Renewables continue to rise as a leading source of electricity in the US

Falling technology costs along with state and federal incentives for wind and solar usage create strong competition for electricity generation. ...

Ben Baker discusses Greenbacker Development Opportunities Fund’s approach to investing in growth-stage clean energy companies

Baker talks about partnering with strong management teams in compelling sustainable infrastructure niches, and how today’s challenges create opportunities for ...

David Sher, Co-CEO of Greenbacker, talks about the trends transforming the future of the renewable energy asset class

David Sher discusses the opportunities he sees shaping the future of the renewable energy industry and the crucial role direct ...

On our radar: slave labor and the solar panel supply chain

Investors are concerned about the sourcing of solar panel materials in parts of China with documented human rights abuses. Greenbacker ...

America cannot afford to sit out the renewable energy transition

In May, Real Assets Adviser published an article expressing misgivings about the cost and benefits of a transition to renewable ...

Planting pollinators: restoring ecosystems on solar sites

Greenbacker's solar projects do more than just produce clean energy--they also support declining pollinator populations. Being a good steward of ...