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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 solar usage create strong competition for electricity generation. States' Renewable Portfolio Standards, as well as declining capital costs, have allowed for sharp growth in the use of renewables...
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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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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...
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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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Borrego’s EPC Team Partners with Greenbacker on Two Utility-Scale Solar Projects in Montana and South Dakota

By GCM | October 28, 2021

Borrego, a leading developer, EPC and O&M provider for large-scale renewable energy projects, announced today that it has been selected by Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company to engineer and construct two utility-scale solar projects in Montana and South Dakota.

Greenbacker acquires pair of operational wind assets in Minnesota totaling 30.7 MW

By GCM | October 27, 2021

With these projects—Ridgewind (25.3 MWdc) and WindShare (5.4 MWdc)—Greenbacker continues to expand its presence in the North Star State and diversify its wind portfolio in the Midwest.

Greenbacker Capital names Mehul Mehta as Chief Investment Officer

By GCM | October 7, 2021

Greenbacker Capital Management, LLC, a leader in sustainable infrastructure investment, is pleased to announce that Mehul Mehta has been promoted to the position of Chief Investment Officer, effective October 2021. Since joining Greenbacker in June 2016, Mehul has been essential in shaping the firm’s growth trajectory.

Greenbacker acquires Denver airport solar projects totaling 18.4 MWdc

By GCM | October 4, 2021

The pair of pre-operational projects join several operational solar assets that Greenbacker owns at Denver International Airport—including two community solar gardens—adding scale to the company’s national solar operations and increasing its already substantial presence in Colorado.

At Altamont Pass in Alameda County, East Bay Community Energy brings 57 MW of local clean energy online

By GCM | September 27, 2021

The Scott Haggerty Wind Energy Center is home to 23 new 2.5-MW turbines which will power more than 47,000 homes in East Bay Community Energy’s district each year.

Greenbacker Acquires 41-MW solar asset in Michigan

By GCM | September 7, 2021

The to-be-constructed Heathlands project, a 41-MW utility-scale solar asset, is Greenbacker’s largest asset in the state and comes packaged with the potential to build out energy storage capabilities.

Greenbacker Capital announces expansion of investment in Clear Energy Renewables

By GCM | August 24, 2021

Greenbacker Capital Management, LLC announced today that, through an affiliated fund, it is increasing its investment in Clear Energy Renewables, an owner-operator of hydroelectric power generation facilities in New York. The expanded partnership further strengthens Greenbacker’s presence in a key sector of the renewable energy market: small hydro power generation.

Greenbacker delivers second quarter results

By GCM | August 18, 2021

Highlights include significant quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year growth across production, revenue, fleet size, and pipeline metrics.

Greenbacker acquires New York solar projects totaling 40 MWac

By GCM | August 11, 2021

The company continues to build out future pipeline in a market with significant tailwinds for clean power.

Greenbacker Capital announces investment in Commonwealth of Virginia

By GCM | July 28, 2021

Greenbacker’s strategic investment will support a 1-gigawatt pipeline of solar and storage projects in the state

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