Kristina Klimovich

PACE Harvests Clean Energy in Texas

PACE, the Property Assessed Clean Energy program, has been adopted by Texas’ largest city as a citywide private clean energy finance program. Through PACE Houston building owners engage in water and energy efficiency improvements through private financing, without the steep upfront costs. Texas responds vividly to this clean energy finance tool—Houston is not the first

Green Bank collects new access to financing

The Connecticut Green Bank in Rocky Hill and Maryland-based Hannon Armstrong have reached an agreement that the Green Bank says “will increase the deployment of energy efficiency, solar and other clean energy projects throughout the Connecticut commercial and industrial sector.” Under the terms of the agreement, Hannon Armstrong will provide access to up to $100

CleanFund Closes Largest PACE-financed Commercial Project To Date

Hartford, CT – CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital, Inc. (“CleanFund”), announced today the closing of the largest known Property Assessed Clean Energy (“PACE”) financing to date. The $8.4 million PACEDirect™ financing by CleanFund enables State House Square, one of Hartford’s premiere, Class A office buildings, to significantly lower its energy and operating costs. CleanFund, a nationwide

SEIA Finance and Tax Seminar

February 26-27, 2014 | New York, NY Seminar Overview & Registration  SEIA’s Finance and Tax Seminar is the preeminent solar industry conference dedicated exclusively to finance and tax issues facing the solar industry today. Attendees will learn from attorneys, developers, and financiers who are currently doing deals. Dedicated networking sessions allow professionals to make valuable

Three Fresno County cities join HERO energy program

BY BONHIA LEE [email protected] Firebaugh, Fowler and Huron have launched the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energyprogram to help residents pay for home renovation projects that help the environment. The program pays up to 100 percent of the cost to purchase and install products like drip irrigation systems, artificial turf, drought-tolerant landscaping and solar panels with

PACE Doesn’t Put Lenders at Risk, Study Finds

Property-assessed clean energy programs got a huge boost this summer when the White House and the Federal Housing Administration removed a substantial barrierfor residential PACE financing. PACE programs allow investments in water- and energy-efficiency retrofits and distributed renewable generation to be paid back through property taxes, which lowers the risk for both lenders and owners

DC Project May Unlock PACE Funding For Affordable Housing Across US

November 13th, 2015 by Silvio Marcacci Property-assessed clean energy (PACE) funding has typically been reserved for commercial buildings or well-off homeowners, but Washington D.C. may have just set a precedent for PACE to bring clean energy’s economic benefits to affordable housing across America. Last week the District of Columbia’s Property Assessed Clean Energy (DC PACE)