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Bridgeport Hosts C-PACE Matchmaking Forum

The City of Bridgeport and Connecticut’s Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA), as part of the Energize Connecticut initiative, jump-started Connecticut’s Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Program with a matchmaking forum at the Bijou Theatre. The forum brought together energy and finance stakeholders,

PACE and Solar PPA

By combining aspects of property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing and third-party ownership (TPO) businesses are finding a new way to go solar. Vote Solar recently presented a webinar discussing how PACE-TPO hybrids are helping small commercial property owners are using the tools to make

City of Modesto, CA considering PACE

Monday, the City Council’s finance committee heard a presentation from Jenine Windeshausen, treasurer-tax collector of Placer County. That county has done about 20 residential and six commercial projects through its PACE program in 2½ years, the official said. Under the Property Assessed Clean Energy Program,

La Mesa Commercial Property Owners Can Get Help on Energy

La Mesa is one of a dozen cities in San Diego County taking part in a state-backed program aimed at getting commercial property owners to invest in energy-saving projects. Launched locally Tuesday, the Property Assessed Clean Energy program allows property owners to finance improvements by

Building Energy Management: Using Data as a Tool

Commercial building owners spend 30 percent of their operating budget on energy. Costs can be reduced with improved building energy management practices. Optimizing building performance also reduces demand for energy from the grid, lowers carbon  emissions from electricity generation and fuels burned on site, and can improve occupant comfort.

PACE in CA: Solano County joins a PACE program

Solano County businesses now have access to an innovative financing tool to reduce their energy and water use and improve their bottom line. Solano County is among 14 California counties and 126 cities participating in the nation’s largest Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, an

PACE in CT: Opportunity for Commercial Buildings

Business owners across the state of Connecticut can now access affordable financing for energy upgrades in their buildings. In 2012, Connecticut passed legislation that gives property owners access to a new form of financing for building energy upgrade. PACE, Property Assessed Clean Energy, is an

A Pilot Commercial PACE Project in Connecticut!

NORWALK — The Westport Avenue shopping center that is home to Bed Bath & Beyond, Edge Fitness and Bow Tie Cinemas could become Norwalk’s first participant in a new energy conservation program. The Common Council last week approved the city’s participation in the state’s Commercial Property

Bucking A Trend, California Residential Clean Energy PACE Program Thrives

Resistance from federal housing officials nearly scuttled the residential market for property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing, as cities and counties across the country shuttered programs. But a few jurisdictions bucked the trend. One outlier is the HERO (Home Energy Retrofit Opportunity) program, which appears