Free Research Financing Community-Based Solar Projects: Case Studies from the Field 6 case studies curated from conversations with utility general managers and developer executives Insights to reducing costs and accessing funding for community-based solar projects Recommendations and strategies for implementing financing techniques Cutting through the red tape: breaking down barriers to financing community solar The growth of community-based solar projects sprung from customer interest and community benefit, but the lofty goals of these projects must be backed by smart and innovative financing so they continue to grow. How are utilities and developers deploying strategies to reduce hard, soft and financing costs of community-based solar projects? Explore different financing options through a series of in-depth interviews utilities and developers in this report, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technology Office, What is community-based solar? The U.S. Department of Energy defines community-based solar as a photovoltaic (PV) solar installation that falls within 100 miles of its electricity offtakers and is grid connected in the same utility service territory of these offtakers. Case Studies included in this report: West Boylston Municipal Light Plant City of Fremont BARC Electric Cooperative Michigan Energy Options RE-volv Renovus Solar Financing Community-Based Solar Projects: Case Studies from the Field Research report Name* First Last Email* Company* Title* Phone (Optional)Job Function*AdministrationBusiness DevelopmentCustomer RelationsDistributionEngineering & TechnicalGeneration & TransmissionPlanningProjects & ProgramsRegulatory, Policy & LegalOtherJob Level*C-levelVice PresidentDirectorManagerProfessionalOrganization Type*UtilityCorporateGovernment, Non-Profit & Education Submit Sign me up to receive updates on Grid Integration and Regulatory & Business Innovation?