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Navigating Zero-Emissions Energy Credit Programs
In recent years, state emissions credit programs and policy have sought to incentivize only renewable electricity generation, leaving out other sources of zero-emissions generation. But that legislative and regulatory landscape is changing rapidly.
Opportunity Zone Investment in Small Food Business & Energy Startup
Investors are beginning to mobilize around the opportunity to tap at least part of the vast pool of unrealized capital gains for small-business creation. Impact investors argue that existing businesses in the food & renewable energy sectors are especially ripe for opportunity zone investment despite current barriers.
WIFIA Issues $699M Loan to San Francisco Public Utilities
The U.S. EPA has issued a $699 million loan to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to help finance its innovative Southeast Treatment Plant Biosolids Digester Facilities Project. The loan has been issued through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program.
20th Anniversary Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRF) Report
The 2017 U.S. EPA Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Annual Report contains recent highlights, future opportunities, infrastructure fund activity, set-asides activity, a 2017 financial statement, and success stories.
Clean Water & Drinking Water Grants to U.S. Territories and Washington, D.C. 2017 Report
This document produced by the U.S. EPA provides the allotment of portions of the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) and Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) to U.S. Territories and Washington, D.C. for 2017. Also provided are example projects using the funding.
NY Creates Tool Kit for Solar Development on Brownfields & Landfills
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority released a new toolkit to provide guidance and resources for communities seeking to develop solar projects on underutilized properties such as landfills and brownfields.
RenewPACE Financing Now Available for a Majority of FL Homeowners
Renew Financial announced that more than 50% of all Florida homeowners now have access to its home improvement financing, RenewPACE. RenewPACE empowers property owners to finance the cost of home upgrades and then repay costs over time as a line item on their property tax bill.
How a Big Bank Fueled the Green Energy Boom
Green bonds, which the Bank of America all but invented, have raised $442 billion worldwide since 2013, helping borrowers both tiny (the Antioch, Calif., Unified School District) and enormous (trillion-dollar Apple) pay for renewable-energy innovations.