Solar Project Funding For Installers / Developers 

SolRiver offers Installers / Developers the full capital stack needed to fund solar projects.
We offer both construction equity and takeout capital.
We use a flexible approach tailoring investments to our partner’s objectives.

We Provide The Full Capital Stack 

SolRiver acquires projects from our developer/installer partner at NTP. Our invested capital fully monetizes the energy tax credit and other tax benefits, like a tax equity investor.

Upon acquisition, our purchase price is paid out in a series of milestone payments. Payments cover the EPC Costs and, any construction loan fees, with the remainder allocated to you as a “Developer Fee.”

Our final milestone payment is subject to standard conditions, such as:

  • Reaching final completion under the EPC agreement
  • Interconnection with the utility
  • Satisfying all conditions precedent under the revenue contracts (PPA, SRECs etc.)
  • Demonstrating clear title with a Title Insurance Commitment (for ground mounted arrays)
  • Independent Engineer Report confirming the as-built project is consistent with the underlying deal terms
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Construction Equity

If you’re obtaining your own construction loan, the bank often requires you invest the capital to fund the initial costs, called “proof of equity.” SolRiver can provide the funding to fulfill this proof of equity under the construction loan.

Development Capital

To get a project to NTP, the project often needs to meet several pre-NTP requirements. SolRiver can provide the development capital needed to cover the expenses incurred in reaching these requirements.

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Our Flexible Approach

We begin working with you by giving you an estimated purchase price based on your project’s projected financial returns. The easiest way to get a quote is to use our First Pass Pricing Calculator.
This First Pass Estimate forms the baseline for a successful deal. If you want to customize your project to find the maximum solar developer fee we can offer, use our more detailed Project Optimizer.  This is available free of charge to our Partners under the SolRiver Developer Platform.

A Tailored Agreement

We work with developers and installers to reach deals that make sense for them. For some, this means maximizing an up-front Developer Fee. Others want fixed, longer term payments by earning Asset Management Fees that extend over the life of a project. SolRiver can accommodate either preference, and we can discuss the advantages of each to help create the right deal for your project.

Let’s Discuss Your Project

We’re ready to look at your project. To get in touch with us, pick the option below that’s easiest for you.

Send an Email

You can always email us about your project. Just include some basic information like system size, location, and offtaker. If you have an executive summary, feel free to attach that too.

Submit the Form

You can also use our online project intake form. Answer a handful of questions about the project, click submit, and it sends the information straight to our team.

Use Excel Worksheet

Alternatively, we can provide you a short Excel worksheet with our project inputs. Simply, fill it out and email the file right back to us. We’ll be sure to review it quickly.