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    Renewable Energy Loans and Financing

    Utility-Scale and Distributed Renewable Energy Project Financing

    Finance your renewable energy project with United Community Bank.

    United Community Bank is proud to provide utility-scale and distributed renewable energy project financing. These solutions, including solar energy, have been generating reliable, clean electricity for decades and can help reduce carbon emissions and put the United States on a path to a clean energy future.

    Utility-scale financing provides equipment financing, corporate revolving credit facilities, construction financing, permanent financing through both conventional and USDA permanent loans, and tax equity investments for utility-scale and distributed renewable energy and battery storage projects. We focus on differentiating ourselves by evaluating clients’ needs and project specific details to deliver customized financing solutions efficiently.

    Meet our solar energy expert.

    If you’re interested in learning more about reducing carbon emissions and getting on the path to a clean energy future, please reach out to United’s utility-scale specialist for more details.
    Clayton Summers

    Renewable Energy Finance Team Lead

    2023 Conference Schedule

    RE+ 2023 – September 11-14

    Join us at the conference in Las Vegas, NV! Register here.

    Southeast Renewable Energy Summit – November 30 - December 2

     Join us at the conference in Charlotte, NC! Register here.

    In the News

    U.S. Solar Market Registers Best First Quarter in Industry History as Supply Chains Stabilize and Inflation Reduction Act Takes Hold

    Read the article here.

    Strata Refinances and Expands Existing Revolving Credit Facility with Zions Capital Markets to $170 Million

    Read the article here.

    Heelstone Renewable Energy Closes on $357 Million Project Financing for Five Utility Scale Projects Totaling Approximately 345 MWDC

    Read the article here.

    Strata Clean Energy Begins Operations on Two Tax Equity Financed Battery Energy Storage Systems under the Inflation Reduction Act

    Read the article here.

    SolRiver Capital Completes Biodiversity-Focused, 14 MW Solar Project in South Carolina

    Read the article here.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Commercial Solar

    United’s Renewable Energy Finance team has a combined 25+ years in the Renewable Energy industry as well as the expertise required to accurately model the economic and environmental impacts of installing a system at your facility. We also have a vast network of developers & installers who can make your PV System a reality, but don’t worry, we will be with you each step of the way!    
    Reputable installers work with roofing manufacturers to not void any existing warranties.    
    There are many variables that can determine individual savings including, but not limited to, utility, roof space, demand charges, net metering, but in the southeast we see clients saving anywhere between 30-60%.      
    Yes, there is a federal investment tax credit (ITC) of 26% of the cost of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system that can be claimed on federal income taxes. A client can also take advantage of accelerated depreciation (Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System, or MACRES) to reduce the overall cost of the system. Please see the Guide to the Federal Investment Tax Credit.
    With proper upkeep and maintenance, a system can last 25+ years.    

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