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Step 3: Solar Financing & Ownership Options

Evaluating solar financing and ownership options is Step 3 in the Community Planning for Solar process.

This step involves: 

  • Learning about the different ways that solar projects can be owned and financed
  • Evaluating how different solar financing scenarios will impact local economic benefits, risk, and capital needs
  • Modeling financing and cash flow scenarios for different project ownership scenarios

Toolkit Components:

Guide: Understanding and Evaluating Solar Financing and Ownership Options

Fact Sheet: Solar Financing and Ownership Options

Financial Tool: Solar Financing and Ownership Options: Cash Flow Model (click to download)



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