Entries by kWh Team Members

#Solar100’s Emily Kirsch: The Oprah of Clean Energy

Originally posted on pv Magazine USA. In this #Solar100 interview, Richard Matsui, Founder and CEO of kWh Analytics, speaks with Emily Kirsch, Founder and CEO of Powerhouse. Dubbed the “Oprah of Clean Energy” by Emily Fritze and Alex Harbour of Powerhouse – with special thanks to fellow #Solar100 Leaders Kyle Cherrick and TJ Kanczuzewski for […]

DealFlow V

Originally sent out to the kWh Analytics newsletter. Greetings, Unsurprisingly, 4Q18 ended a strong quarter for financing activity, with 27 separate solar M&A transactions announced. In the following fifth edition of DealFlow, we tracked over 8 GW of solar financings and M&A transactions in the solar markets for the period. For a recap of 2018’s […]

WRISE Honors for Technology and Innovation

Full post available on WRISE. 2019 WRISE Honors for Technology and Innovation: Katherine Elliott. Katherine Elliott has worked as a software engineer in the renewables sector since 2011. She is a software engineer for HelioStats, KWh Analytics’ risk management platform, that helps solar investors to deploy more capital more intelligently by providing data integration, analytics, and […]

#Solar100’s Jenny Chase: Speaker of unpopular solar opinions

Originally posted on pv magazine USA. In this #Solar100 interview, Richard Matsui, Founder and CEO of kWh Analytics, speaks with Jenny Chase, veteran solar analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance. — It’s that time of year when people are reflecting on the past year and thinking about what the new year will bring. Here to […]

Insuring the cash flow of residential solar power

Originally posted on pv Magazine USA. kWh Analytics has structured its Solar Revenue Put for a portfolio of 4,000 residential systems totaling 35 MW-DC, insuring the long term production of the portfolio to ease investor’s worries. The insurance companies trust solar power enough to consistently offer real protection to big investors. This protection is a […]

Swiss Re provides capacity on structured solar deal

Originally posted on Intelligent Insurer. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has provided the risk capacity for a so-called Solar Revenue Put, a credit enhancement that guarantees up to 95 percent of a solar project’s expected energy output, which has also been described as a new type of insurtech potentially worth billions. The Solar Revenue Put was […]

Swiss Re backs 35MW Solar Revenue Put by kWh Analytics

Originally posted on Reinsurance News. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, the commercial insurance arm of global reinsurer Swiss Re, is to provide risk capacity for a 35MW Solar Revenue Put structured by solar risk management provider kWh Analytics. The deal relates to a portfolio of 4,000 projects located in the Northeast U.S. that are being developed […]

First U.S. Residential Solar Projects Turn to Output Insurance

Originally posted on Bloomberg. IGS Solar portfolio to use KWh’s ‘solar-revenue put’ tool To be used in financing for 4,000 projects in U.S. Northeast A tool designed as an insurance policy for solar-power generation will be used to manage the risk associated with U.S. residential systems for the first time as part of a financing […]

Ares EIF-backed resi solar portfolio closes financing

Originally posted on SparkSpread. An Ares EIF-backed residential solar portfolio has closed financing with a term loan from ING Capital and a solar revenue put with Swiss Re. kWh Analytics structured the solar revenue put, which backs a 35 MW (dc) residential solar portfolio that comprises 4,000 projects in the U.S. northeast. Marathon Capital was […]