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California Providing Increased Protection For PACE Customers

October 9th, 2017 | by Roy L Hales

Close to 150,000 Californian homeowners have made energy and efficiency improvements through Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing. For the most part they are success stories, but there are isolated reports of problems with "independent solar, plumbing and roofing contractors who pitch the loans and sign up consumers through online software."


Clean Transport & Energy News Roundup (Jet Biofuel, Tow To Charge Tesla, Energy Storage, Hybrid Ferraris…)

November 16th, 2016 | by Derek Markham

In this edition of the clean transport and energy news roundup, we've got stories about a solar battle in Utah, a large energy storage facility in Sonoma County, public lands renewable energy rules, India's $2 billion renewable energy equity fund, how many Gigafactories we'll need for the clean energy transition, Chevy Bolt, hybrid Ferraris, the first commercial jet biofuel flight, and more


2 More Cities Join PACE Program

April 29th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing may be my favorite option by which people can go solar (or make energy [&hellip


$50 Million for Clean Energy, Energy & Water Efficiency via California County’s Residential PACE Program

September 30th, 2012 | by Andrew

Western Riverside County and California are leading the way forward in providing innovative financing for homeowners to carry out clean energy, energy and water efficiency renovations and retrofits. $50mm in HERO Program projects have been approved, which is projected to create as many as 4,000 local green contractor jobs, as well as enabling homeowners to reduce their energy and water bills, which in turn's going to take a big bite out of the county and state's electricity and water usage, carbon and greenhouse gas emissions


California Public–Private Partnership Launches Nation’s Largest Commercial PACE Clean Energy/Energy & Water Efficiency Financing Program

September 21st, 2012 | by Andrew

14 California counties and 126 cities have launched the first state-wide and the nation's largest PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program, which aims to boost clean energy use, as well as energy and water efficiency for commercial property owners. The landmark program stands to boost local economies, create jobs, and yield savings for consumers while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy, and water consumption.


Riverside County Home Energy Renovation Program Yields Energy Bill Savings, Local Jobs, Carbon Emissions Reductions

September 13th, 2012 | by Andrew

Home clean energy project financing in Riverside County is surging higher with the launch of an innovative public-private PACE partnership, HERO (Home Energy Renovation Opportunity). HERO is boosting job creation and the local economy, along with helping consumers cut energy costs and helping the state meet its GHG emissions reduction targets


PACE Coming Back?

January 29th, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

This is a very important post on a very important clean energy financing option that has been in hibernation, or maimed, for quite awhile now. Check it out and make sure to take action via the links on the bottom of the post! (Note that it was originally published on January 25.) If you're interested in reading more on PACE than what's below, check out our page on it (linked above)


2012 Solar Expectations

January 2nd, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

Expectations cause a lot of problems — without expectations, we couldn’t be disappointed. However, it’s impractical not to have any [&hellip


PACE Program in Babylon Rockin’ It (VIDEO)

October 8th, 2011 | by Stephen Lacey

Sammy Chu knows that energy efficiency creates local jobs. He’s seen it for himself. As director of Long Island Green Homes, a local financing program based around Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), Chu has seen the creation of dozens of new contractor positions that have helped his home town of Babylon, New York, invest millions of dollars in efficiency retrofits



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