As a developer, how do I get your money?
“First, get your package rated by truSolar®”
– CEO of a publicly traded investment bank focused on debt & equity investments in sustainable infrastructure serving the Global1000
“I love the idea of truSolar® and want to get deal flow out of it today.”
– Managing Director of one the top 25 global hedge funds
“We’re approached by developers looking to get financed every day, but banks like things big and easy.”
– Executive Director of one of largest global corporate VC funds acknowledging the benefits of standardization through efforts like truSolar®
- On June 27, 2014, This Is How Solar Becomes the Incumbent Energy Source in the US. An Op-Ed by Chase Weir.
- On June 26, 2014, Solar industry leaders commit to truSolar at CGI.
- On May 1, 2014, truSolar Announced the Accreditation Body.
- On April 16, 2014, Chase Weir sat down with Greentech Media during the annual GTM Solar Summit to discuss truSolar.
- On October 13, 2013, Chase Weir sat down for an interview with Platts Strategic Media to discuss “Clarifying Risks of Financing Solar Projects.”
- On October 8, 2013, Greentech Media published an article on financing and risk involved in small scale renewable energy projects (solar and wind).
- On September 17, 2013, Renewable Energy World published an article titled “Will truSolar change renewable energy finance?”
- On July 15, 2013, SolarPV TV featured truSolar in its coverage of Intersolar, providing an interview with PanelClaw CEO Costa Nicolaou.
- On July 12, 2013, Solar Power World posted an audio interview with truSolar representatives from PanelClaw, Underwriters Laboratories, Assurant, and Distributed Sun.
- On July 12, 2013, Greentech Media referenced risk reduction strategies like truSolar as key enablers to a trillion dollar solar market envisioned by NREL.
- On June 12, 2013, Billy Parish, Co-Founder and President of Mosaic wrote of his company’s involvement with truSolar in an guest contribution he made to CleanTechnica.
- On May 9, 2013, the truSolar launched its LinkedIn group to create a place for industry collaboration and conversation about truSolar’s development and PV project risks in the commercial and industrial segments.
- On May 7, 2013, Greentech Media published a report on truSolar’s panel discussion at the GTM Solar Summit. The article discusses project risks identified by truSolar®, shares results of a poll conducted at the summit, and invites readers to share their input through a poll.
- On April 16, 2013, Wall St. Journal posted a press release highlighting DoE’s support through the national labs NREL and Sandia of the truSolar® initiative.
- On March 8, 2013, NYTimes Opinionator Blog posted about the nexus between solar, crowd-funding, and falling solar prices, mentioning truSolar® and quoting Mosaic and DuPont.
- On February 6, 2013, David Schroder of Assurant discussed the truSolar® initiative with Renewable Energy World at PV America 2013.
- On February 12, 2013, SMA America affirmed its participation in the truSolar® Working Group.
- On January 28 2013, the Rocky Mountain Institute highlighted the truSolar® imitative.
- On January 24, 2013, Greentech Media highlighted the truSolar® initiative.
- On January 17, 2013, Assurant affirmed it participation in truSolar®.
- On January 16, 2013, Solar Mosaic affirmed its participation in truSolar®.
- On January 14th, 2013, PanelClaw affirmed its participation in the truSolar® Working Group.
- On January 14, 2013, the launch of the truSolar® Working Group was announce in advance of the truSolar® Bankability Workshop planned as part of the Solar Power Generation USA Conference.
- On November 12, 2012, Distributed Sun’s Chase Weir and RMI’s Ned Harvey post blog on C&I PV risk standards and importance of truSolar.
- In September 2012, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions and Distributed Sun announced a collaboration to further drive solar adoption through the Distributed Solar Network, a commercial solar development model that enables access to truSolar®.
- In March 2011, truSolar® was first announced in concept by Distributed Sun.