Coming Up in the CDFA-Bricker Webinar Series: Solar Projects
Join CDFA and Bricker & Eckler for the next installment in this year's Financing Green and Sustainable Assets webinar series on August 11. Presenters will discuss the most often-used approaches for supporting solar projects, with a focus on Ohio programs to demonstrate the importance of state-based financing strategies. Register now for this free event!
Clean Energy Package Would Be Biggest Legislative Climate Investment in US History
Sen. Joe Manchin's reversal on a clean energy package has put Democrats in a position to pass the largest climate investment in US history, and by far the biggest legislative win for the environmental movement since the Clean Air Act.
Learn How to Help Your Community Beat the Heat with the Department of Energy
Join CDFA for the next installment of the Federal Financing Webinar Series: Funding Community Energy Needs with the U.S. Department of Energy on August 23. Learn about available funding for renewable energy and energy efficiency research, development, and implementation along with funding networks that provide weatherization services to low-income families.
U.S. DOE Announces First Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan
The U.S. Department of Energy's Loan Programs Office today announced it closed a $102.1 million loan to Syrah Technologies LLC for the expansion of its Syrah Vidalia Facility—a processing facility that produces graphite-based active anode material, a critical material used in lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and other clean energy technologies.
Arizona EV Drivers Give ADOT Valuable Input on EV Charging Infrastructure Build-Out
Last year's infrastructure bill that funded hundreds of thousands of future EV charging stations continues to head toward breaking ground. The federal government asked states for EV charging plans, with specifications for interstate highways.
How a Microgrid Saved Pittsburgh International Airport $1M
One year ago, Pittsburgh International Airport became the first airport in the nation to get all of its power from a solar and natural gas microgrid. Today, it's got 1 million extra dollars to show for it. The microgrid is part of a larger sustainability effort by the airport that includes employing alternative fuel strategies, repopulating the honeybee population and striving for LEED Silver Certification in its terminal modernization program.
Bipartisan Michigan Budget Equips EGLE to Protect Public Health and the Environment
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) is gearing up for a productive year following passage of a bipartisan state budget. The $75.5 billion budget includes $729 million for EGLE's general fund: a 31% increase over the current year.
New York Governor Announces $255M for Critical Water Infrastructure Projects Statewide
Governor Kathy Hochul announced the availability of $255 million in state grants for critical water infrastructure projects. This announcement marks the latest action by Governor Hochul to upgrade New York's water and sewer systems, reduce water pollution, and safeguard vital drinking water supplies from emerging contaminants and toxic chemicals.
C-Pace for Multi-Family Residential Projects Finally Approved in Pennsylvania
A new day dawns in Pennsylvania for mixed use residential rental projects and C-PACE financing. C-PACE financing provides borrowers with a low-cost, long term financing option that typically supplements senior financing from traditional banks and can act to reduce required equity needed for a given project.