As an energy storage expert, you know how important power is. Finding a bank that understands energy storage can be difficult. We are that bank. We underwrite non-traditional revenue like energy storage and find creative financing solutions to your most challenging projects. We were one of the first banks in the nation to fund project-level debt for a portfolio of solar and energy storage projects without corporate guaranties or burdensome reserves. We finance both solar plus storage projects as well as storage projects alone. We are proud to be a pioneer in this lending space, and can offer fixed-rate loan terms of up to 25-years without balloon payments.

We work with you to understand each operational plan for energy storage, including optimal cycling patterns, software decisions and bankable maintenance contracts. We can get the financing process started even before final technology is selected and contracts are executed. We know the asset class and can provide value where other banks cannot.

These are the three main steps you can expect when you connect with a loan specialist about our energy storage financing options:


Tell us about your upcoming battery project. It takes only a few seconds to verify USDA eligibility. If your project is not eligible, we'll discuss other options with you and will help determine which loan product fits your specific needs.


Provide us with a pro forma model of the expected revenue and expenses for the battery, and the solar array, if applicable and we’ll provide you with an expected loan amount. Then we’ll work together to agree on terms.


After the letter of interest is signed, we will guide you with a clear checklist for efficient diligence. As soon as you're ready, provide us with access to your documentation data room and we’ll get started.

Overview: USDA lending process

The solar industry is complex, but we make the financing simple. Check out our USDA Lending Process Overview.

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Renewable Enery Rate Lock Option

We offer a Rate Lock Option to protect solar project economics against future movements in interest rates.

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