Zenergy – Energy Finance Solutions
Zenergy is an energy finance advisory firm serving investors and developers.
Our core focus is project financing of solar PV and energy storage assets.
Zenergy helps investors with project origination, fund formation, due diligence, and valuation.
Zenergy offers the project financing tools, investor network, and contracts needed to close your deal.
What We Offer
Zenergy is particularly experienced with raising project finance for small commercial projects from non-traditional sources.
We combine deep financial, technical, and legal expertise in energy project development with specialization in structured finance, project finance, tax credits, debt, and equity private placement.
Zenergy specializes in commercial energy, solar PV project development, and project finance.
We help developers design early stage projects, secure power purchase agreements, formulate project financing plans, and support efforts to acquire funding or sell the project.
We help energy investors evaluate project investments by conducting diligence, preparing investment models, and advising on structuring strategies.
Zenergy has been developing and investing in renewable energy projects for over 8 years. We think like an investor/owner but understand the installer/developer’s challenges. Client’s hire us to gain this insider knowledge and structured finance expertise as they pursue a deal.
- Fund Formation & Raising Tax Equity 80% 80%
- Energy & Project Finance Modeling 45% 45%
- Sourcing Projects For Funding 95% 95%
- Contract Templates & Negotiation 50% 50%
Formulating PPA pricing, terms, and project agreements. Defining target investors and shaping deals toward their preferences.
Zenergy will match you with co-investors, tax equity, and debt. In addition to fund raising, we handle pitch decks, structuring deals, and fund formation.
Models scenarios across technical specs, PPA & EPC pricing, and tax equity structures. Templates for PPA, EPC, ProjectCo formation, and funding agreements.
Assist in structuring the fund, sourcing tax equity and debt, and preparing fund agreements.
Leverage our extensive network of developers to source new projects, while also vetting and modeling new deals.
Zenergy’s Publications & Resources
Rather than raising Tax Equity, some solar Developers are turning to Sale Leasebacks. It's an easier transaction, but don't let that fool you. There are still a few significant transaction costs. These costs are paid out of the Developer Fee. Worse,...
Solar Developers are turning to Sale Leasebacks again. In this article, we give a quick overview, a few example numbers for your model, and basic investor eligibility criteria
The most painful part of commercial solar sales is the waiting. Sales cycles often take 8 to 12 months. One major reason is a lack of urgency. To the sales rep this is crazy. A PPA/Lease deal is a no-brainer. Why do...
Commercial energy marketing is about maintaining a drum beat. The most effective campaigns tailor messages to Industry Segment + Utility + Energy Solution. Small teams trying to do this quickly get overwhelemed. Below is an alternative tactical marketing...
One thing truly baffles me about the long commercial solar sale cycle. Customers will get a proposal, then delay making a decision for months. Every month they "think about it" literally costs them money. The lack of urgency shows they don't get the "money...
You cannot treat all commercial energy customers as a monolithic block. A School Superintendent does not think like a Manufacturing CEO. That's why you break your marketing into targeted segments. However, there is an art to picking the right segment....