Banking on Solar: New Opportunities for Lending (Fact Sheet)

Michael Mendelsohn

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


The U.S. solar industry is a $13.7 billion market with roughly 450,000 systems in place. Bank and credit union lending for solar system deployment represents a valuable new opportunity for lenders to expand their consumer and commercial customer relationships, bring on new relationships and open a new asset class category.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2014

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-6A20-62016


  • balance of systems (BOS)
  • BOS
  • finance
  • financing
  • SAPC
  • soft costs
  • solar
  • solar access to public capital
  • SunShot


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