Daily Journal: Institutional investors pave the way for solar panel leases

Jon Welner was quoted in the Daily Journal article, “Institutional investors pave the way for solar panel leases.” He discussed trends in the residential solar panel industry, particularly the practice of leasing and financing installations to homeowners.

“The big innovation that transformed the market was this third-party financing, approach. It made the investment scalable in a major way,” he said in the article. “Once it became possible for large funds to be created for rooftop solar – that enabled that market to explode.”