Solar Project Financing

Solar  Project Financing

Finding the right financing solution for acquiring a solar energy solution can be challenging. Stellar Energy makes it easier by offering you a variety of funding options and helping you understand the advantages and challenges of each.

 Below are summaries for a Capital Purchase, a Power Purchase Agreement, and a Solar Equipment Lease options. A Stellar Energy representative will explain each of these in detail and help you make the best choice for your organization.


Capital Purchase

System ownership allows for direct monetization of valuable incentives such as:

  • Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC)
  • Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS)
  • Receive Local Electric Utility Rebates and Incentives
  • Ownership of valuable Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs)

Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)

  • Third party ownership results in no upfront capital outlay
  • Lock in predicable cost of electricity for 20 to 25 years
  • No operations, maintenance, or ongoing expenses
  • Early buy-out options possible

Solar Equipment Lease

  • Third party ownership results in no upfront capital outlay
  • Fixed, predictable, monthly lease fee
  • Option to purchase system at reduced cost
  • Potential for neutral cash flow