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PACE in TX: Travis and Williamson counties’ PACE programs close $3 million in PACE Projects with the Simon Property Group

Source: TX PACE Authority AUSTIN – The Travis and Williamson counties’ PACE programs closed their first commercial projects today, totaling $3 million in financing for energy and water saving retrofits to three Simon Property Group malls:  Barton Creek Square in Austin, Lakeline Mall in Cedar Park, and the Round Rock Premium Outlets. “These projects are

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,

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

CleanFund Closes Six More Transactions, Financing Solar Energy and Other Improvements for Commercial Buildings in California

CleanFund Closes Six More Transactions, Financing Solar Energy and Other Improvements for Commercial Buildings in California Property owners tap CleanFund’s new SolarPACE™ program for speedy access to capital Unique solar financing structure provides immediate tax, cash flow benefits, with convenient billing and payment through property taxes SAN FRANCISCO (September 14, 2016) — CleanFund, the leading

Dividend Solar Adds Consumer Finance and Solar Industry Leaders to Executive Team amidst Launch of New Loan Options and Expansion into PACE Financing

Dividend Solar Adds Consumer Finance and Solar Industry Leaders to Executive Team amidst Launch of New Loan Options and Expansion into PACE Financing (San Francisco: September 13, 2016) – Dividend Solar (“Dividend”) announced today that it has grown its executive team, adding several leaders with deep experience from the consumer finance and solar industries. The

HERO Program a Fast-Growing Platform for Residential Solar

As HERO-financed home solar installations reach 20,000, Renovate America expands offerings to help grow contractors’ business LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12 – Renovate America’s HERO Program has now financed nearly 20,000 residential solar power installations, resulting in the creation of almost 5,000 clean-energy jobs. The figures, along with a number of new solar product offerings announced

RenewPACE Program Launches in Florida for Millions of Homeowners

Clean energy home improvement financing program now available to both residential and commercial property owners in the cities of Orlando, Satellite Beach and Doral, and cities and counties in Broward, Pasco, Pinellas, Alachua, Escambia (commercial only), Indian River, Martin and Palm Beach. Innovative program recently received backing from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) FT. LAUDERDALE,

Largest Ag project to use Property Assessed Clean Energy Completed

PLEASANT HOPE, Mo. — The Show Me PACE Clean Energy District has announced the completion of the largest agricultural PACE project in the country – a farm-to-plate hog processing facility in southwest Missouri which utilized $4 million in Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing for energy and water improvements. The project is a unique blend

Executive Director’s Column: R-PACE and FHA

Dear PACENation members, Last month, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and its Federal Housing Administration issued long-awaited guidance that leads us on a path for broader availability of residential PACE financing throughout the United States. These two tremendously important federal agencies have, after thorough review, concluded that PACE is an entirely valid