Image courtesy of Ola Electric

Electric Two-Wheelers Growing Fast in India

CleanTechnica recently published an article that I had compiled about the progress of BEVs in India. Although the adoption curve looked impressive, the absolute numbers were still miniscule. One of our readers pointed out that the real story was electric two-wheelers in India. Autocar India tells us that electric two-wheeler … [continued]

Vivint Solar & Renovate America Partnering To Expand Homeowner Access To Rooftop Solar PV Financing

As part of an effort to improve homeowner access to rooftop solar photovoltaic system financing, the residential solar energy systems provider Vivint Solar will be partnering with the residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing provider Renovate America. The partnership will of course see Vivint Solar now offering Renovate America’s … [continued]

PACE Will Be Available To US Single-Family Homes

Originally published on the ECOreport. In 2007, the City of Berkeley came up with an innovative program to hasten the adoption of solar technology. Homeowners could finance installations through their property taxes. Scientific American called it one of the top 20 “world-changing” ideas of the year. Unfortunately, the United States was … [continued]

County Supervisor Dianne Jacob - Courtesty County News Service

Residential PACE Comes To Rural San Diego

Originally published in the ECOreport. As a result of recent Californian legislation, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors has approved the residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program. Though commercial PACE is available throughout San Diego, up until now only cities that opted to go on their own have … [continued]

2 More Cities Join PACE Program

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing may be my favorite option by which people can go solar (or make energy efficiency or water efficiency upgrades, for that matter). One way in which this is being enabled is through the HERO Program. Over 40 California cities have implemented PACE financing in this … [continued]