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Monthly archive for May 2014

Why do Solar Farms Attract Big Box Stores?

When you think of Wal-Mart, you think of a massive store where you can buy everything from bananas to bicycles, but rarely do you think of solar farms when Wal-Mart comes to mind. When you think of Kohl’s, you think of a woman’s favorite kind of store:

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Financing Solar Farms as a REIT

Many financing options are available for investors looking at the very attractive, relatively maintenance-free solar farms as a means to a safe, diverse portfolio.  One of them is the REIT — Real Estate Investment Trust. These trusts are not double taxed such as traditional corporate access. Plus,

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Do Solar Farm Investors Like Fixed or Movable Panels?

While solar panels that don’t move are still an economical way to develop and reap financial rewards from solar farms, panels that move with the sun’s angle are quickly becoming the way to increase revenue. More and more buyers of solar farms are looking at panel tracking

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Do Solar Farms cause glare for Pilots?

An unintended consequence is the unanticipated effect that happens when one tries to fix a problem and then creates another.  These consequences often have a positive effect, but sometimes they can be worse that the problem they were trying to fix.  One example of an unintended consequence

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Why India Loves Solar Farms

Some reasons are no-brainers: India is one of the most densely populated nations on the planet, its sunlight is abundant, and its deserts prime locales so solar farms make perfect sense. But how did they get on the bandwagon before most of the rest of the world.

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Protecting Solar Farms from Vandals

The very characteristics which make solar farm sites attractive to build are unfortunately also the ones that, without protection, can also make them attractive to vandals. The solar farm sites are usually less vulnerable to neighborhood opposition, rural and away from other structures such as airports or

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Who’s willing to finance solar farms?

Solar farms are arguably one of the safest investments around, capable of providing up to 30 years of worry-free, maintenance-free income. But start-up costs for solar farms can be intimidating if investors aren’t aware of the many financing opportunities available. Banks and other corporations looking to add

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Solar Farms – great investments, but only when done well

Solar farms can be one of the safest, easiest ways to invest. But many factors can contribute to a failed project. Some solar farms just never get built. It’s important to know how to avoid those circumstances. Some solar farms are thwarted by neighbors’ opposition, so it’s

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Why Fortune 500 Companies are Investing in Solar Farms

Last year over $500 million was invested in solar energy.  Microsoft, Google, Wal-Mart, Warren Buffet’s MidAmerican, Costco, Apple, and Kohl’s are just a few of the corporations that have invested in renewable energy and more specifically solar farms. But why are they investing? Many businesses are looking

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