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Financing for Solar Power Projects

Financing for Solar Power Projects
Financing for Solar Power Projects

Looking to harness the power of the sun? Solar power projects are becoming increasingly popular as businesses seek sustainable, cost-effective energy solutions. However, financing these projects can often be a challenge. That’s where Customers Bank comes in. We can provide the knowledge and insights necessary to bring your solar power project to life and empower you to embrace a brighter, cleaner, and more sustainable future.

Lending solutions provided by Customers Bank are rooted in a deep understanding of the alternative energy industry and market needs. Our commercial lending products include construction and permanent project financing. Our specialized commercial funding arrangements extend from coast to coast to meet the industry’s needs.

We are the leading subsidiary of Customers Bancorp, Inc., ranked among the country’s top-performing banking companies. With assets exceeding $22 billion, we are one of the 100 largest bank-holding firms in the US. Our team of experts can help you find the right financing solution.

Commercial Solar Loans

Securing financing for solar power projects can be complex. The process can be time-consuming and overwhelming, from gathering financial documents to submitting applications and waiting for approval. Working with solar power financing experts like Customers Bank can help simplify the process and ensure a smooth experience.

Businesses can save money instantly without a significant initial investment by utilizing a loan to fund a solar energy system. Customers Bank provides cost-effective and tailored lending options:

  • Lower Energy Expenses
  • Reduced Environmental Footprint
  • Minimal or No Initial Expenses
  • Protection from Rising Electricity Rates
  • Favorable Interest Rates
  • Payment Options for 10-25 years
  • Tax Benefits
  • Complete Ownership

After submitting your application, the bank will review your documents and assess the project’s feasibility. If approved, you will receive a financing offer with the terms and conditions, including interest rates, repayment periods, and any additional requirements.

Government Incentives and Grants

To encourage the adoption of solar power, many governments offer financial incentives and grants to offset the installation cost. These incentives can vary depending on the location, but common examples include tax credits, rebates, and grants.

One of the most significant incentives is the federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) in the United States. This credit allows solar power project owners to deduct a percentage of the project’s cost from their federal taxes. This incentive can significantly reduce the upfront cost of installing solar panels. Consider consulting with a qualified tax advisor for related information.

In addition to federal incentives, many states and local governments offer their incentives, such as additional tax credits or rebates. Research and understand the available incentives in your location to maximize the financial benefits of your solar power project.

Consider consulting with solar power experts or financial advisors specializing in renewable energy to help you evaluate the different financing options and choose the solution that best suits your needs.


The benefits of solar power, including renewable energy generation, cost savings, and environmental sustainability, make it an attractive option for businesses, but financing can be a significant barrier. The challenges can be overcome with careful planning, expert guidance, and exploring alternative financing options. Customers Bank is a powerful resource for financing solar power projects. Speak with one of our bankers to see which financing option will best meet your needs.