The SFC was borne from the idea that the solar industry and its many stakeholders can improve access to low-cost capital, facilitate reduced transaction costs, and offer an array of financial innovations for the wide variety of potential consumers.
SFC was designed to reduce barriers and open markets. Markets for solar systems and the valuable underlying cash flows.
SFC organizes the solar industry to improve the transparency and consistency of the industry necessary to make solar a ubiquitous source of energy for a sustainable future.
Our executive director is Mike Mendelsohn. Mike has nearly 30 years of experience in the energy industry. Prior to leading the Solar Finance Council, Mike was Senior Director - Project Finance & Capital Markets at Solar Energy Industries Ass. Prior to that, Mike led the Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) initiative for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory where he organized the solar industry to facilitate capital formation opportunities.