Homes and Businesses Leaf Solar Power February 11, 2015 8:00 AM Done NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Leaf Solar Power, a leading provider of solar energy services, today announced that it had raised a total of $75 million dollars in financing from Tamra-Tacoma Capital Partners to syndicate the funding of residential and commercial solar installations in the U.S. Leaf Solar Power, through its financing partnership with LightStream, a division of SunTrust, gives residential, commercial and industrial property owners the ability to lock in a fixed monthly payment for a solar energy system with no down payment or upfront costs for the installation and permitting of the system. Tamra-Tacoma Capital Partners capital infusion will also allow for Leaf Solar Powers brick and mortar retail infrastructure expansion to advance energy efficiency measures, providing economic development to local communities. Kevin Boyle, CEO of Leaf Solar Power, said: The Leaf Solar Power team is extremely pleased to partner with Tamra-Tacoma Capital Partners as we expand our footprint across the U.S. Tamra-Tacoma Capital Partners and its sophisticated fundamental understanding of the renewable energy market is positioned to support Leaf Solar Power in its continuing development efforts. Leaf Solar Power currently operates in California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey and New York. About Leaf Solar Power Leaf Solar Power, designs, installs and delivers highly-efficient, high-quality solar panels and systems throughout the U.S.
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Solar Power Can Spark a New Energy Economy
It could be higher, but this conservative estimate limits solar to 20 percent of each utilitys total sales. Altogether, this 312,000 megawatts of cost-competitive, unsubsidized solar could supply over 9% of total electricity sales in the United States. If owned and controlled by utility customers instead of utilities, it could also redirect nearly $33 billion in electricity spending back into local economies.
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Jewish-sponsored youth village in Rwanda hosts first solar power field – Jewish Ledger
The Rwanda field constructed in the shape of the African continent was built on land belonging to the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village. The village for orphans from the 1994 Rwandan genocide and after was founded by the late Anne Heyman, who died a year ago in a horse-riding accident. The village isleasingland to housethe solar facility, the fees from which will help pay for a portion of the villages charitable expenses.
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