PACENation brings people and organizations together to support Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing.

and list your organization in PACENation’s Member Network

PACE Updates

CleanFund Provides Largest Ever Commercial Property PACE Financing to Pacific Ethanol for 5 Megawatt Solar Energy System at Industrial Facility

  • CleanFund finances $10-million renewable energy improvement, which will deliver more than $1 million in annual operating cost savings to Pacific Ethanol
  • High performance solar energy system to be designed and installed by Borrego Solar Systems under California’s Net Metering 2.0 rules that allow offset of greater energy usage than previously available

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2016) — Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX), a leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the United States, is purchasing and installing a new 5 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) power system at its Madera, California biorefinery that produces ethanol, wet distiller grains and corn oil.

$10-million of the project cost is being financed by CleanFund, the leading provider of long-term financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation and seismic improvements specifically for commercial, industrial, multifamily and other non-residential properties across the U.S.

read more
MikeCleanFund Provides Largest Ever Commercial Property PACE Financing to Pacific Ethanol for 5 Megawatt Solar Energy System at Industrial Facility

First Colorado Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Project Receives Financing

Source: CO PACE.

DENVER – Sept. 21, 2016 – The New Energy Improvement District (NEID) announces financing for Colorado’s first Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) project. NEID, with Colorado Energy Office (CEO) support, oversees the development of Colorado C-PACE projects. The Boulder County project is a 42,000 sq. ft. commercial and industrial facility owned by Urban Green Development. The facility will undergo energy improvement measures totaling approximately $320,000, with a loan from Citywide Banks.

“The availability of Colorado C-PACE financing was the catalyst that drove our decision to make these important building improvements,” said Scott Kiere, Chief Executive Officer of Urban Green Development. “This investment will increase the asset value, lower energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”

read more
MikeFirst Colorado Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Project Receives Financing

TWEETS

Resources & Downloads

PACENation’s Consumer Protection Policies

PACENation’s consumer protection policies (CPP Version 1) represent the strongest protections and disclosures for homeowners investing in energy efficiency or renewable energy.

Study: PACE Makes Homes More Valuable

In the first economic study of homes with PACE upgrades, three different methodologies and three home price indices were examined and all turned up the same results; PACE is good for the resale value of homes, even after taking into account the financing costs. Published in the Journal of Structured Finance January 2016.

Whitepaper: Benefits of PACE for Commercial Real Estate Companies

For commercial real estate property owners, PACE financing can remove the typical barriers to the implementation of energy efficiency improvements. In this whitepaper, George Caraghiaur explains how to take advantage of the many benefits PACE provides to commercial real estate companies.

Q2 2016 C-PACE Market Update

In the second quarter of 2016, the commercial PACE market continued to grow as PACE programs provided financing for 40 commercial projects that amounted to $25 million in total funding.

Join PACENation and connect with our members

MikeHome