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New resource: Model Legislative Clauses Checklist

Over the years, PACENation has consistently received questions and requests for help as to how states can best write and implement PACE-enabling legislation. Through this experience, we have recognized the need to provide additional resources that help guide the legislative process. We have come to

June PACE Headlines and Market News

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New study estimates PACE increased California solar growth

Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory A new study by Berkeley Lab found that residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (R-PACE) programs increased deployment of residential solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in California, raising it by about 7-12% in cities that adopt these programs. R-PACE is a financing mechanism that uses a

How Can the Solar Industry Benefit From PACE Financing?

Author: Justin Dean, Commercial Property Executive During the PACENation Summit in Denver, keynote speaker Abigail Hopper, president & CEO of SEIA, explored the PACE program’s potential to open new markets, key means to increase solar usage and the tariffs on imported solar panels. Day two

RMI: FHA Should Reconsider their About Face—About PACE

Source: Rocky Mountain Institute (By Jacob Corvidae and Martha Campbell) Last week, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced it will stop insuring new mortgages on homes with property assessed clean energy (PACE) loans. As to what motivated its decision—according to its letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development—the FHA is