Solar Photovoltaic Financing: Deployment by Federal Government Agencies

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


The goal of this report is to examine how federal agencies can finance on-site PV projects. It explains state-level cash incentives available, the importance of solar renewable energy certificate revenues (in certain markets), existing financing structures, as well as innovative financing structures being used by federal agencies to deploy on-site PV. Specific examples from the DOD, DOE, and other federal agencies are highlighted to explain federal project financing in detail.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages118
StatePublished - 2009

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-6A2-46397


  • available state-level cash incentives
  • federal agencies
  • financing structures
  • NREL
  • PV
  • revenues
  • solar renewable energy credits (SREC)
  • SREC


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