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Energy Finance Solutions: Commercial Solar and Energy Projects

We create comprehensive financing solutions for renewable power and conventional energy-related projects to meet your most critical strategic and funding needs.

Serving the power and energy industries

CIT provides senior secured debt financing for power and energy projects and businesses located in the U.S. We manage a large, diverse portfolio which includes investments in all asset classes across the power and energy sectors.

A leading lender for renewable and conventional energy projects

CIT is committed to supporting innovation and sustainable solutions in the energy sector. In addition to financing conventional energy companies and projects, we are among the leading arrangers of secured loans for renewable power projects including solar and wind power and battery storage projects.

Products & services

  • Conventional energy project financing
  • Renewable energy project financing
    • Solar 
    • Wind
    • Geothermal
  • Construction and term lending
  • Senior first lien debt, unitranche
  • Leveraged finance
  • Asset-based lending
  • Reserve-based lending
  • Capital markets and syndication support
  • Bid support
  • Mergers and acquisitions financing

Key areas of focus


  • Battery/energy storage systems
  • Distributed generation
  • Renewable power, including solar, wind, geothermal and hydropower
  • Conventional power
  • Energy infrastructure


  • Transmission
  • Gathering and services
  • Storage and terminaling

Energy services

Oilfield services

    Exploration & production

    Oil and gas production financing

      Commercial energy financing deal criteria

      To be considered for conventional or renewable energy financing, the following criteria must be met:

      • Minimum debt requirement $25 million per transaction 
      • Must have committed equity
      • Project must be late stage development with all requirements to begin construction or operation
      • Businesses must have a minimum of three years of good historical performance

      Reach out today

      By combining extensive industry experience, structuring expertise and underwriting capacity, CIT creates comprehensive solutions for our power and energy clients' most critical strategic and funding needs. Learn how we can work together to meet yours.