EnterSolar’s Technical Director, Edgar Lim, went to Washington D.C. for the Northeastern States Federal Lobby Day that took place on September 28, 2017. With his expertise in solar project development and equipment procurement, he joined the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in educating U.S. Senators and Representatives about the impact of the solar industry on energy, jobs, trade issues, taxes and the economy.
Businesses have a wide range of options when it comes to solar energy procurement. Some companies may benefit from owning the system directly, while others may prefer a third-party owned system, such as a solar operating lease or a “Power Purchase Agreement.” Finding the right solution to match a business’s requirements can be complex. The first step is understanding what options are available.
An easy way to explain the different solar structure procurement options is with a car analogy.