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Public-Private Clean Energy FinanceMembers only Login
Jason Rittenberg of CDFA introduces several energy financing programs from around the country giving an idea of the spectrum of tools available for economic development organizations involved in clean energy finance.
California Business Investment Guide
The State of California – Business Investment Guide serves as a reference document to highlight California’s strategic business advantages, new state-sponsored initiatives, incentives as well as existing technical and financial assistance programs.
A Bright Future: Building a Solar AtlantaMembers only Login
Environment Georgia Research & Policy Center details Atlanta's efforts towards sustainability and green energy production. This report urges public leaders to consider making a considerable investment in clean energy, specifically solar energy, in...
A New Era of Energy Financing in the Midwest Presentation
The Midwest has quietly been transitioning into an economy driven by clean energy and innovation that builds on its strong roots in manufacturing and farming. We are now seeing wind farms, solar panel installations, and new energy research centers...
Guidebook to Geothermal Finance
This guidebook produced by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory provides an in-depth analysis of how federal and state financing programs affect the geothermal industry.
Solar Energy Investment Tax CreditsMembers only Login
This fact sheet from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency provides a details on the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) program as it relates to solar energy. The sheet overviews the program and discusses how the tax credits can benefit banks.
Emerging Trends in the U.S. Solar Market
As the United States solar market continues to grow, local governments and states are increasingly considering new policies and incentives. This report looks at recent trends in the solar market and uses current trends to project ahead.
Issue Brief: DOE Loan Guarantee Program
The Coal Utilization Research Council gives a detailed overview of the loan guarantee program, focusing heavily on the application process and how the money is allocated to specific industries.