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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

PACE Guidance from HUD/FHA is an Important Step Forward

PACENation applauds and strongly supports guidance for residential PACE issued today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The guidance clearly shows the Obama Administration’s strong commitment to Property Assessed Clean Energy financing, a bipartisan initiative adopted by 18 states thus far that encourages home owners to make energy efficiency and renewable

IRS says PACE interest falls under mortgage deductibility guidelines

The IRS June 20, 2016 update on deductible taxes includes language that clarifies an issue which has been a source of confusion and disagreement among many in the PACE community: whether or not all or a portion of a property owner’s PACE payment may be deducted from one’s income tax. The IRS finds that subject

HERO Program Partners with Missouri Clean Energy District to Offer Residential PACE in Kansas City Area

Renovate America and the Missouri Clean Energy District partner to give home improvement contractors new tools for their customers to finance energy-efficient upgrades KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Renovate America, the leading provider of residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing in the U.S., and the Missouri Clean Energy District (MCED) today