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Senator Rubio’s former campaign manager stands up for PACE

Adam Hasner, who lead Florida’s 2010 PACE legislation as the Republican Leader of the Florida House of Representatives has written a strong and thoughtful op-ed piece in the Sun Sentinel that is a direct answer to critics of PACE. David Gabrielson, PACENation’s Executive Director, notes, “We continue to see strong Republican support for PACE, because it’s a

Public and Private Experts in Financing Clean Energy Improvements Gather in Washington, D.C. for First Ever Mid-Atlantic PACE Alliance Conference

Stakeholders from Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. to address ways to accelerate financing commercial energy improvements with minimal to no upfront costs Washington, D.C. (November 9, 2017) – Businesses looking for ways to make clean energy improvements can get all of their questions answered at the first conference of its kind happening November 13, 2017

PACENation Thanks Governor Brown for Signing into Law Model PACE Legislation

Consumer Protection Framework Provides Model for Other States PACENation applauded California Governor Jerry Brown for signing into law landmark legislation, AB 1284 and SB 242, that strengthens residential PACE financing through a comprehensive consumer protection and regulatory framework. The bills, which passed with overwhelming bi-partisan support, provide important new standards that will strengthen and improve

Nation’s First Rated Commercial PACE Securitization Completed by Greenworks Lending

Greenworks Lending, a national lender for commercial PACE (C-PACE) projects, announced today it has closed the nation’s first rated securitization of exclusively C-PACE assets. The $75 million issuance was arranged by Guggenheim Securities and TIAA Investments (an affiliate of Nuveen) was the lead investor. Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC, rated the securitization. This securitization is a

New York City Announces Legislation to Launch Commercial PACE Program

New York, NY, September 14 – Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced City Council legislation to authorize a PACE financing program for building retrofits. A NYC PACE retrofit program can create a tremendous new market for energy efficiency and renewable energy since the City’s buildings are, on average, more than 50 years old and valued

WRCOG Issues Statement on Wall Street Journal PACE Article

Read WRCOG‘s response to the Wall St. Journal below: Riverside, CA – August 23, 2017 – The Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) is the largest bond issuer for Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, which provides financing to eligible property owners for energy efficiency, water conservation, and renewable energy upgrades. WRCOG serves as the government oversight agency for a

Detroit’s Whitney Mansion is Wayne County’s First PACE Project

Lean & Green Michigan and PETROS PACE Finance announced the closing of a $863,130 energy efficiency retrofit of the historical Whitney Building in Detroit. Read an excerpt below from Detroit’s Business Journal: Source: DBusiness The Whitney, a historical restaurant in Detroit for more than three decades, today announced participation in the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy

PACENation responds to the August 15, 2017 Wall Street Journal story, “More Borrowers Are Defaulting on Their ‘Green’ PACE Loans”

Residential PACE has been the best financing solution for the roughly 160,000 homeowners who have used it for energy, water, and safety related projects that they wanted or needed to make; projects that made their homes more comfortable, healthier, safer, less expensive to heat and cool, and more valuable. State and local government partners also