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Sam Barouki on Polaris Energy

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Luxembourg-based private-equity firm Polaris Energy offers sound renewable-energy investments to provide financial security to investors while positively impacting future generations. Through a variety of methods of green-energy investing, the company focuses on projects with the potential to offer long-term returns. As the world’s supply of fossil fuels diminishes, demand for exploiting the earth’s renewable-energy potential increases. Polaris Energy takes an aggressive approach toward meeting this need and seeks industry partners who share the company’s passion for creating a more sustainable planet.

With its offices in Milan, Italy, Polaris Energy remains on the forefront of the Italian photovoltaic solar market. The government has instituted a Feed-in Tariff (FiT) that ranges up to a 400 percent premium above the market price for electricity and is locked in for 20 years for the production of photovoltaic solar energy. Bank financing of 70 to 80 percent and standard performance bond and project insurance requirements bode well for the market, and one of Polaris Energy’s Italian projects is a photovoltaic solar farm projected to provide annual dividends and a 20 to 28 percent return on investment.

Polaris Energy concentrates on purchasing completed photovoltaic facilities due to their security features. Financed, fully constructed, and joined to the power grid through GSE grants, the power plants it targets provide a 17 to 20 percent annual return on investment. The company currently offers several plants with 2010 or early 2011 FiT rates for partnership opportunities. As the 2011 FiT rate began decreasing monthly beginning in June, individuals should contact Polaris Energy at for current rates.

In order to ensure financial stability for its investors, Polaris Energy maintains a Swiss banking platform. The firm pursues options in wind and ocean turbines, hydroelectricity, geothermal electricity, biofuels, and solar energy, all in its endeavor to meet the world’s clean-energy needs. As the global population becomes more cognizant of the need to become sustainable, the green-energy investments of Polaris Energy are likely to prove sound, long-term assets.

About the Author: 

A staunch supporter of renewable energy, Sam Barouki serves as Director of Client Relations for Polaris Energy.


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April 4, 2013 at 11:34 am

A Look at Polaris Energy, by Sam Barouki

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Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Polaris Energy functions as an alternative energy-focused private equity firm. Its worldwide projects have featured solar, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal, and biofuel energies, and its investment method allows accredited investors to earn returns of more than 20 percent. Another way that Polaris Energy differentiates itself is through private placement investing. This unique option enables individuals to acquire part-ownership in the company’s power plant initiatives.

People interested in financing these endeavors can log onto and read about some of the firm’s projects. Currently, Polaris Energy is enlightening readers about an Italian photovoltaic solar farm partially sponsored by the Italian government. The nation’s Feed-in-Tariff initiative enables the government to provide up to a 400-percent premium in addition to the market price of electricity for at least a 20-year lock-in. The website also contains details about the financial benefits of wind farms, solar energy, and geothermal power as well as how the company can replace fossil fuels.

About the Author:

Currently studying towards his Doctor of Business Administration with a focus in International Business, Sam Barouki recently supplemented his education by performing as Director of Client Relations with Polaris Energy. At the company, Barouki assisted with marketing and business development while meeting with institutional and private investors.

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November 11, 2012 at 7:04 pm

The Philadelphia Eagles

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by Sam Barouki

The only National Football League (NFL) team to win consecutive championships by shutouts and the first to utilize artificial turf in its stadium, the Philadelphia Eagles maintain a wide fan base even in dismal seasons. For the team’s fans, hope and patience have paid off. Since 2000, the Eagles have made eight postseason appearances, including a trip to the Super Bowl after the 2004 season, in which they lost the championship to the New England Patriots.

Established in 1933 during the Great Depression, the Philadelphia Eagles replaced the Frankford Yellow Jackets, which had gone bankrupt. The team cost $2,500, plus the assumption of debts totaling $11,000 owed to other franchises. The inspiration for the team’s name came from the blue-eagle insignia of the New Deal’s National Recovery Act. From 1936 to 1939, the Eagles played in Municipal Stadium. Except for the 1941 season, the team then competed in Shibe Park (renamed Connie Mack Stadium in 1953) from 1940 through 1957, when it moved to Franklin Field.

In 1943, with manpower short due to World War II, the Eagles temporarily merged with the Pittsburgh Steelers, creating the Phil-Pitt Eagles, known informally as the Steagles. The arrangement lasted only one season. A few years later, with Earle “Greasy” Neale as its head coach, Philadelphia played in three NFL Championship Games consecutively, winning back-to-back shutouts in 1948 and 1949. The Eagles dominated the NFL for six seasons before injuries finally took a toll on their team.

After a period of rebuilding, the Eagles won another NFL Championship in 1960, defeating the Green Bay Packers 17-13 when center linebacker and future Pro Football Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik saved the game on the final play with an open-field tackle. Not until 1978 did the team reach the playoffs again. That season sparked another run of success under coach Dick Vermeil, who took the Eagles to the Super Bowl in 1980, where they lost 27-10 to the Oakland Raiders. They have not won a championship since, but with the team’s renewed success in the 21st century, Eagles fans continue to believe.

About the Author:

Sam Barouki, Director of Client Relations for Polaris Energy, is an avid Philadelphia sports fan and roots for the Eagles while conducting business around the world.

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October 17, 2011 at 3:34 pm