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June 2022

Leyline Offers Lending Strategies for Uncertain Markets, Analyzes Challenges in the Solar Industry & More

If you are new to Leyline Renewable Capital, our mission is to fight climate change by providing flexible capital solutions to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy. As former developers, the Leyline team knows the challenges in the project development cycle and has the expertise and capital to help. In the following two articles, we discuss how lenders and project developers can approach the renewable energy market given all the uncertainty. Continue reading for our insights.

FUNDING THE FUTURE

Lending in a Disruptive Renewable Energy Market


The demand for renewable energy projects is high, despite the changing market. While renewable energy contracting has been easy in the past, disruptions such as rising interest rates and the increasing prices of equipment have made investing in energy projects more challenging. 


The increase in the cost of modules and other raw materials has added further uncertainty. Check out our three strategies investors can apply to navigate the uncertain market. 

RENEWABLE ENERGY NEWS

Maximizing Returns in Times of Solar Market Uncertainty


Between federal tax credit fluctuations, net metering and module tariff debates, it may seem as if there is not a lot of opportunity in the current solar market.


However, there is a greater push for renewable energy from both the public and political spheres, and many projects with the right capital will be able to survive. Many of the bigger issues facing development in the solar industry are temporary, and in this article, Leyline CEO Erik Lensch analyzes these issues and options to handle them. 

Worth a Look

CROSS THE PROJECT FINISH LINE WITH LEYLINE BUILD CAPITAL

Over the last few months, we defined Leyline Growth Capital, Development Capital, and Bridge Capital. These products all aid developers in the preliminary stages of their projects, but what happens when developers still need capital after development? Our fourth product, Leyline Build Capital helps developers get construction underway in a timely manner. 


Read more about Leyline Build Capital here.



CORE VALUES: LEYLINE'S COMMITMENT TO A CLEAN EQUITABLE FUTURE

At the intersection of private equity capital and renewable energy, Leyline is in a critical position to apply our influence. When financing projects across the spectrum of renewable energy, we always stick to our core values. Leyline’s goal is to bring about long-term change by promoting social and environmental justice. 


Learn more about how our core values impact our business decisions.

Latest from Leyline

MEET TODD KICE, MANAGING DIRECTOR

We had the pleasure to sit down with our new managing director, Todd Kice, to talk about his background in renewable energy development and his goals at Leyline.


Read our conversation with Todd about the solar industry, the need for development capital and his goal to ensure solar developers across the U.S. know Leyline's capital is an option for them.


LEYLINE INVESTS TO SUPPORT MINORITY-OWNED LOCAL BANK

Leyline announced a deposit with M&F Bank, the only minority-owned bank in North Carolina. This deposit accomplishes both organizations’ shared goal of creating equity in communities through environmental and social justice. Credo ESG Solutions, an advisory firm specializing in environmental, social and governance solutions, helped connect Leyline with M&F Bank. 


Click here to read more about Leyline's investment.

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