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Energy Storage 301: Solar + Storage Economics
In this post we examine the economics of solar + storage. We examine the value of solar and storage for two commercial buildings in each of three markets: California, New York, and Hawaii. We find solar and storage are strongly synergistic in all three markets.
The NPVs of solar + storage investments are greater than the sum of the NPVs of solar investments and storage investments alone because, among other reasons:
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Woodlawn on NPR's Marketplace
Woodlawn consultant Jesse Feinberg recently appeared on NPR's Marketplace to discuss why President Trump's infrastructure plan may require substantial investment from tax equity.
During his campaign, Donald Trump promised $1 trillion in new infrastructure investment and proposed to finance it through public-private partnerships and a new federal tax credit. Since taking office, President Trump has continued to support an infrastructure investment package.
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Tax Equity 201: Partnership Flips in Detail
Our primer on tax equity investments explains that renewable energy project developers often use structures such as the partnership flip, sale-leaseback, and inverted lease to monetize the federal tax benefits for such assets.
Here, we dive deeper into the actual mechanics of and accounting for partnership flips.
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