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Search Results: Green Finance
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Non-CIF WTAD Funded ProjectsMembers only Login
Tax Allocation Districts (TADs) are established to propel investment by financing redevelopment in blighted areas. In Georgia, these districts have catalyzed innovative growth and groundbreaking projects throughout the state. Jennifer Fine with...
USDA Programs in the Local Food Supply ChainMembers only Login
This chart from the USDA outlines the current federal financing programs which are available for each segment of the local food supply chain.
The ICA GreenRise CenterMembers only Login
Combining multiple incentives successfully requires attention to detail and often some creative structuring. Identifying program requirements and balancing the applicable incentives are steps that must be established early on for any potential...
PACE as a Unique ToolMembers only Login
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing supports the expansion of energy efficiency, solar, water, wind power and other renewable energy installations for the benefit of commercial buildings. PACE programs capitalize reduction in energy...
Show Me PACEMembers only Login
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing supports the expansion of energy efficiency, solar, water, wind power and other renewable energy installations for the benefit of commercial buildings. PACE programs capitalize reduction in energy...
Missouri Clean Energy DistrictMembers only Login
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing supports the expansion of energy efficiency, solar, water, wind power and other renewable energy installations for the benefit of commercial buildings. PACE programs capitalize reduction in energy...
PACE OverviewMembers only Login
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing supports the expansion of energy efficiency, solar, water, wind power and other renewable energy installations for the benefit of commercial buildings. PACE programs capitalize reduction in energy...
Green Bonds for Cities: A Strategic Guide for City-level Policymakers in Developing CountriesMembers only Login
This report by the Climate Policy Initiative offers a strategic guide for cities in developing countries to access green bond market flows, a potential source of finance for cities in developing countries looking to secure investment in low-carbon,...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Capturing the Success of High Performing DFA'sMembers only Login
This month’s CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series on Capturing the Success of High Performing DFA's featured Tim Fisher of CDFA, Paul Toth of Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, Gary Smith of Chester County Economic Development...
Getting to Green: Paying for Green InfrastructureMembers only Login
Green Infrastructure practices typically involve compact design to retain or manage stormwater from individual or neighborhood group parcels. The information presented in this report is targeted at people making decisions about how to finance those...
MA Local Food Action PlanMembers only Login
We all eat, and therefore we are all important participants in the food system. The choices we make about the food we buy and where we buy it drive production, influence markets, support economies close to Introduction 18 || Massachusetts Local Food...
Best Practice Guidelines for Residential PACE FinancingMembers only Login
This document from the DOE provides revisions to the original “Guidelines for Pilot PACE Financing Programs,” to reflect the evolving structure of the PACE market and incorporate lessons learned from various PACE programs that have been...
Economics and LID PracticesMembers only Login
Low Impact Development (LID) represents one of the most progressive trends in the area of stormwater management and water quality. This approach involves utilizing strategies to control precipitation as close to its source as possible in order to...
Financing Sustainable Water InfrastructureMembers only Login
New financing models and pricing flexibility, which are necessary to pay for new infrastructure and to support legacy systems, provide enormous opportunity for positive transformation necessary to keep pace with the rapid changes being experienced...
Transformative Revitalization - Boston LandingMembers only Login
Development Finance Authority, Mass Development, uses Public-Private Partnership, Bonds, TIF, Special Assessment, Brownfields Clean Up, and Tax Credits to redevelop the former Slaughterhouse District into the New Boston Landing.
Vermont Economic Development Authority - Energy Saving and Conservation Finance ProgramsMembers only Login
Thomas Porter, VEDA Sr. Commercial Loan Officer, presents energy saving and conservation finance programs that are available in Vermont.
Green Energy in PittsburghMembers only Login
Jeni Cooper from Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh shows some of the programs that are available in Pittsburgh for energy finance and the companies that used them.
USDA's Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)Members only Login
Steve Gerrish from the U.S. Department of Agriculture talks about the USDA REAP program which offers loans and grants for farmers and rural small businesses for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
How$martKY: Energy Efficiency for EveryoneMembers only Login
Chris Woolery from the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development explains the How$martKY: Energy Efficiency for Everyone program.
The SAVES Green Community Program for Energy Efficiency and Conservation and QECB
The CleanSource SAVES Green Community Program uses Qualified Energy Conservation (QECB) bonds to fund loans to finance qualified projects in commercial, industrial, institutional and local government buildings within the jurisdiction which is...
Green Bank Accounting: Examining the Current Landscape and Tallying Progress on Energy EfficiencyMembers only Login
This report was performed by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), and surveys the current landscape of green banks to understand how they are working in various market sectors and to identify promising strategies and lessons...
Next Generation Standards: How the National Energy Efficiency Standards Program Can Continue to Drive Energy, Economic, and Environmental BenefitsMembers only Login
This report estimates the savings opportunities from updates to existing standards. We also offer five strategic recommendations for improving the national standards program and further increasing savings. 
Moody's Assigns its First Green Bond Assessment to Dutch Mortgage DealMembers only Login
Moody's Investors Service has released a report from their first assigned Green Bond Assessment (GBA) of GB1 to GREEN STORM 2016 B.V., a Dutch green residential mortgage-backed securitisation (RMBS).
Green Striping Bond FinanceMembers only Login
Diversity in the environmental asset class is suffering from high minimum issuance sizes and monitoring costs. Green striping could be the solution.
Financing Resilient InfrastructureMembers only Login
The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Office of Economic Resilience released this fact sheet on financing high-performance infrastructure, which are designed to help stretch public funding further. They are also useful for communities that...
Best Practice Guidelines for Residential PACE Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
The revised Dept. of Energy guidelines focus on best practices for program design, including consumer and lender protections; compatibility of PACE with other energy efficiency programs and services; minimum contractor requirements and performance...
Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) FinancingMembers only Login
Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing is an innovative program designed to incentivize commercial businesses to undertake green efforts.
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds Known Issued by State - May 2016Members only Login
Energy Consortium provides an update to reflect newly Qualified Energy Conservation Bond (QCEB) issuances known issued by states.
Preserving Affordable HousingMembers only Login
Ravi Malhotra (Triple Bottom Line Foundation) discusses ways to preserve affordable housing within Colorado.
Bond Financing for Clean Energy Projects
Devashree Saha, of Brookings Institution, discusses clean energy finance through the bond market.
Recap of EIP Concept and Timeline
Toby Rittner, CDFA, gives a recap of the Energy Investment Partnership (EIP) concept, timeline, and first webinar in the series. He also describes the first Fact Sheet that was released and discusses resources to support EIP development
EIP: GC-HELP & GC-PACE
Chris Calvert, Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance, discusses the agency, energy efficiency & renewable energy services, and market focus.
Greenworks Lending
Genevieve Sherman, Head of New Markets and Partnerships, at Greenworks Lending discusses the greenworks process, including prescreens, development and underwriting, and approval and closing.
Keeping PACE in Texas
Charlene Heydinger, Texas PACE Authority, discusses PACE in Texas and the PACE in a box model.
Roadmap to ResilienceMembers only Login
This report summarizes the outcomes of RE.invest, an 18-month predevelopment process with eight US cities and teams of leading private sector design, engineering, law, and finance experts. The results are examples of the types of projects made...
Energy Investment Partnerships: What Is It & How to Get Started
CDFA and the U.S. Department of Energy have partnered to produce the Energy Investment Partnerships Webinar Series and a set of four Fact Sheets. Each Fact Sheet will summarize the best practices covered in the corresponding webinar and provides...
Strategic Direction Focused on Six Touchstones for SustainabilityMembers only Login
Rick Drake of Quorum Health Resources emphasizes the importance of planning sustainably through the six touchstones of medical resources, quality, consumer, leadership, market and finance.
Sparking a Movement to Accelerate the Growth of Green Energy
Bryan Garcia, President & CEO of the Connecticut Green Bank, discusses green bank model and the programs and products of the Connecticut Green Bank.
Energy Investment Partnerships Webinar Series - CAEATFA
Deana Carrillo, Executive Director, of California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority discusses existing programs and pilot programs that complement existing programs that support small business energy efficiency.
Craft3 Energy Lending Programs
Adam Zimmerman, with Craft3, discusses various energy lending programs through targeted sectors and financing.
Making it Count: Understanding the Value of Energy Efficiency Financing Programs Funded by Utility CustomersMembers only Login
The State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network examines various policy and regulatory mechanisms that can be used to ensure that efficiency financing initiatives provide value for society and protection for consumers. Featuring case studies...
Six Stages of Solar BankabilityMembers only Login
In this paper, ABB examines the first five stages of solar development to see how the decisions made during the development process affect a project’s bankability. ABB then takes a look at a crucial sixth stage, customer enablement. This stage...
Energy Investment Partnerships Guide: How State and Local Governments Are Engaging Private Capital to Drive Clean Energy Investment
The United States Department of Energy released the Energy Investment Partnerships Guide, a technical document authored by the Council of Development Finance Agencies that examines how state and local governments can leverage private capital to...
USDA Rural Development 2015 Progress ReportMembers only Login
The USDA Rural Development 2015 Progress Report details the tangible results across rural America that stemmed from investments by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Development team in local businesses, community infrastructure,...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Engaging Private Capital to Drive Clean Energy FinanceMembers only Login
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, explore how to drive clean energy finance by engaging private capital.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Engaging Private Capital to Drive Clean Energy FinanceMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, explore how emerging public-private partnerships are raising capital through a variety of means by aligning clean energy finance initiatives and traditional development...
CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Financing Green Energy on Brownfields
As part of the CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, the fourth installment of the Brownfields Financing Webinar Series examines the potential behind using brownfields as sites for renewable energy generation, the unique financing tools...
Brownfields to Renewables: Redeveloping Contaminated Lands with Renewable Generation FacilitiesMembers only Login
Bjorn Jensen's 2010 Thesis for MIT focuses on using renewable energy generation to facilitate brownfield remediation, examining three successful and one unsuccessful case study to understand best practices and common hurdles.
Orion Township, MI Pace Program ReportMembers only Login
Lean & Green Michigan's PACE Program Report for Orion Township in Michigan covers the task a municipality's needs to establish PACE financing. The report provides steps and a sample PACE agreement.
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