US solar finance: three talking points

Over the past 12 months, the US solar business has been on a rollercoaster ride, with the high-profile bankruptcy of SunEdison and the merger of SolarCity and Tesla stealing the headlines. Danielle Ola talks to the experts about some of the key trends shaping the world of solar finance and investment in the US.

SunEdison’s yieldco TerraForm COO leaves

The executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO) of TerraForm Power, the US-centric yieldco of troubled renewables firm, SunEdsion has left the company, according to an SEC filing.

SunEdison amends merger deal with Vivint Solar

Global renewable energy development company SunEdison and residential solar systems provider Vivint Solar have come to terms on an agreement to amend and change the conditions of a definitive merger agreement between the companies – which was originally signed on July 20, 2015.