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How solar panels harvest solar energy

There is enough installed solar capacity in the US to power 24 million homes with clean energy, harnessed by solar panels that work like this.

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Pausing tariffs is good news for US solar

Recently, a tariff petition from a tiny US-based solar panel manufacturer threatened...
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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...
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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...
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On our radar: slave labor and the solar panel supply chain

Investors are concerned about the sourcing of solar panel materials in parts...
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Planting pollinators: restoring ecosystems on solar sites

Greenbacker's solar projects do more than just produce clean energy--they also support...
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Reflections on Greenbacker, ten years in

All businesses begin with a dream. Greenbacker’s began in 2011, when a...

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Sunstone Credit announces $20M Series A to enable businesses to go solar

By GCM | January 31, 2023

Sunstone Credit offers solar loan financing to businesses of all sizes looking to save money and reduce their carbon footprint by transitioning to clean, solar energy. “We’re proud to support Sunstone’s work to empower businesses of all sizes to utilize clean energy,” said Benjamin Baker, Managing Director of Greenbacker.

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Greenbacker delivers third quarter results

By GCM | December 7, 2022

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company delivers third quarter results which included financial and operational results across business segments.

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Greenbacker closes new $150 million senior secured sustainability revolving credit facility

By GCM | November 29, 2022

Greenbacker announced that it completed the closing of a new $150.0 million senior secured sustainability revolving credit facility. The closing of the credit facility reaffirms Greenbacker’s position among renewable energy companies as a well-capitalized owner and operator with access to capital through market cycles.

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Greenbacker delivers second quarter results

By GCM | November 23, 2022

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company delivers second quarter results which included historic operational expansion as the company reports results in new financial statement presentation.

Swell Energy Raises $120 Million to Bring Total Solar and Battery Virtual Power Plants to 600 MWh

By GCM | November 22, 2022

The funding announced today will support Swell’s development of 600 MWh of VPPs through the deployment and aggregation of 26,000 energy storage systems located at homes and businesses across the United States.

Greenbacker acquires three community solar projects in New York

By GCM | November 15, 2022

Greenbacker acquires, three to-be-constructed community solar projects in New York. Once completed, the portfolio will help contribute to a more equitable clean energy transition by expanding the state’s access to cheaper solar power.

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Greenbacker acquires sponsor position in 200 MWac / 240 MWdc solar plant in Utah

By GCM | November 3, 2022

Greenbacker acquires sponsor position in 200 MWac / 240 MWdc solar plant in Utah. Construction commences with groundbreaking ceremony for project that will supply Meta with renewable energy.

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Greenbacker acquires nine net-metering solar projects in Vermont

By GCM | October 20, 2022

Greenbacker has purchased a portfolio of up to nine pre-operational solar projects. When completed, the projects will lower power bills for local farmers and give new life to brownfield sites restricted from most uses.

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Greenbacker’s fleet adds its first renewable energy project in Virginia

By GCM | October 12, 2022

Greenbacker has expanded its fleet of clean energy projects into Virginia, a growing market for renewables. The 4 MWdc to-be-constructed solar project is located on an active soybean farm, where it will expand the harvest to include clean power.

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Greenbacker acquires 54 MW pre-operational wind farm in Illinois from PowerWorks

By GCM | September 20, 2022

Greenbacker continues to scale its Midwestern wind portfolio, entering a new market with its first wind energy asset in Illinois. Once complete, the 54 MW Panther Creek wind farm will be the company’s largest wind project in the region.

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