Solar Developer Fees
Developer & Installer Compensation
What Is A Solar Developer Fee?
A Solar Developer Fee is a payment made to a solar developer that compensates them for the time and resources spent in successfully developing a solar project. Developer Fees typically range from 5% to 20% of total project costs.
To get to the Developer Fee, our Purchase Price is distributed in the following order:
1st – Construction Loans
First priority is given to any outstanding construction loans or construction financing costs (if applicable)
2nd – EPC Payments
Funds are used to pay any amounts required to pay the EPC contractor, which usually occurs during construction
3rd – Reserve Requirements/Transaction Costs
Any reserve requirements and other outstanding third-party transaction costs must be satisfied.
4th – Developer Fee
All remaining capital is paid to the developer or installer as a Developer Fee.
Unlike other groups, SolRiver doesn’t fix a developer fee. Instead, it’s whatever amount is left over after paying off the costs above. Efficiently building a project means you’ll capture the upside with a higher Dev Fee.
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