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Search Results: Energy Finance\Case Studies
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CDFA - Frost Brown Todd LLC Infrastructure Finance Series: Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Financing for Energy
Interest in Public-Private Partnership (P3) finance is growing not only because state and the local governments realize the strength, flexibility, and efficiency of the P3 model, but because of the growing need for P3s to promote higher quality and...
The Case for the Clean Energy and Sustainability AcceleratorMembers only Login
These are the slides from the Coalition for Green Capital's virtual presentation, "The Case for the Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator".
Seeding Climate Resilience Through Equitable InvestmentMembers only Login
In this publication, the Center for Community Investment uses six case studies of successful climate resilience investments to surface a set of common strategies that take aim at the systems underlying the inequitable distribution of risk. Together,...
POWER Initiative Evaluation: Factors and Results of Project ImplementationMembers only Login
This report by Chamberlin/Dunn offers an evaluation of two consecutive years (FY19-FY20) of the Appalachian Regional Commission's POWER Initiative. The report aims to understand successes, challenges, and lessons learned through implementation, and...
Success Factors, Challenges, and Early Impacts of the POWER Initiative: An Implementation EvaluationMembers only Login
This evaluation was designed to help ARC and its stakeholders learn from the POWER Program's implementation successes and challenges; identify technical assistance needs; and report on the qualitative impact of investments made, to date, with POWER...
CDFA–Bricker PACE Webinar Series: Focusing on Sustainability Using PACE
This is the third webinar of the 2020 CDFA-Bricker PACE Webinar Series: Focusing on Sustainability Using PACE. Speakers included: Brooke A. Mangiarelli with Bricker & Eckler LLP, Eric Alini with Counterpointe Real Estate Solutions, Mayor Ben Kessler...
CDFA–Bricker PACE Webinar Series: PACE Program Efficiency - Managing An Effective PACE Program
This is the second webinar of the 2020 CDFA-Bricker PACE Webinar Series: PACE Program Efficiency - Managing An Effective PACE Program. Speakers included: Chris Jones with Bricker & Eckler LLP, Josh Campbell with Missouri Energy Initiative, Jeremy...
CDFA–Bricker PACE Webinar Series: PACE 101 - The Basics of PACE Financing
This is the first webinar of the 2020 CDFA-Bricker PACE Webinar Series: PACE 101 - The Basics of PACE Financing. Speakers included: Caleb Bell with Bricker & Eckler, Norma Horwitz with Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council, John Costlow with...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: P3s That Fuel The EconomyMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, we will explore how major projects are able to access private and public capital to construct extra large P3 deals in the U.S.
Introduction to C-PACE in New YorkMembers only Login
Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) provides long-term, low-cost financing for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy projects for commercial buildings. Unlike traditional financing, repayment is secured through a benefit...
Idaho Economic Development Association Summer 2019 ReportMembers only Login
This summer 2019 performance report from the Idaho Economic Development Association discusses economic development in Idaho and offers several case studies.
CDFA – Bricker PACE Webinars: PACE 101: The Basics of PACE Financing
This is the first webinar of the CDFA-Bricker PACE Webinar Series: PACE 101: The Basics of PACE Financing. Speakers included: Colin Kalvas with Bricker & Eckler, Colin Bishopp with PACENation, Dustin Reilich with Renovate America, and Andrew Zech...
USDA Report on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity 2019Members only Login
On April 25, 2017, the President of the United States established the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity through Executive Order 13790. The purpose and function of the Task Force was to identify legislative, regulatory, and...
Iowa's Biomass Conversion Action Plan 2018Members only Login
Consumption of renewable energy in the United States is at the highest level in history, contributing to energy security and other economic and environmental benefits. The largest single source of renewable energy is biomass, representing nearly...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Picking Up the PACE State by StateMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series, Caleb Bell with Bricker & Eckler LLP and David Gabrielson with PACENation discussed the best practices in crafting PACE enabling legislation as well as case studies of some of the...
Solar Lending Practices by Community and Regional Financial Institutions Members only Login
Current projections of solar photovoltaic (PV) system costs and deployment in the United States indicate substantial capital requirements over the next 30 years and beyond. Concurrently, community and regional financial institutions (CRFIs),...
Idaho Infrastructure 2018 Report CardMembers only Login
This 2018 Report Card for Idaho’s Infrastructure, prepared by an experienced team of civil engineers and infrastructure professionals, shows that while some progress is evident, more should be done to make Idaho a stronger, safer, healthier, and...
Largest MI PACE Deal Used to Retrofit the St. Clair InnMembers only Login
The St. Clair Inn recently used PACE to implement a broad array of updates including LED lights, efficient appliances and water saving measures, using over $5.5 million in PACE financing. This is the largest PACE deal that Michigan has had to date.
Energy Finance: The Green Bank Model in New EnglandMembers only Login
Bert Hunter explores the Green Bank Model for clean energy investment as well as opportunities to expand the use of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) to both the commercial and residential sectors.
Energy Finance: The Green Bank Model in New EnglandMembers only Login
Brian McCarter. CEO of Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, explores the Green Bank Model for clean energy investment as well as opportunities to expand the use of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) to both commercial and residential sectors.
Creative Financing Strategies - Green Bank Principles and the NY Green Bank Members only Login
Unique development financing solutions are increasingly sought after to complete projects of all sizes, and it is often necessary to find creative approaches that involve combining multiple financing tools. Andrew Levine of Stradley Ronon Stevens &...
Rural Development and Small Town Approaches to Access to Capital - Village of MinsterMembers only Login
Urban communities like Cleveland and Cincinnati are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Ohio is filled with rural communities and small towns that are also in need of financing strategies. These areas face unique...
Energy Efficiency Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
Investments in clean energy and infrastructure projects are growing rapidly, and the need for sustainable financing solutions becomes more important every day. From new production facilities and renewable energy source development to the...
2017 CDFA Michigan Financing Roundtable WebinarMembers only Login
The 2017 CDFA Michigan Financing Roundtable Webinar discusses the latest and greatest in Development Finance across the state. The webinar includes two sessions: Development Finance Current Events Review and The Michigan Bond Market. Experts, Craig...
Energy Development Finance in WashingtonMembers only Login
Juliana Williams, Senior Sustainable Energy Analyst with the Washington State Housing Finance Commission gives an overview of Energy Development Finance in Washington.
Clean energy Development Finance in WashingtonMembers only Login
John MacLean, President of Energy Finance Corporation, discusses case studies in energy finance and the case for commercial sector PACE legislation for the state of Washington.
Craft3, Lending to People and Investing for ResilienceMembers only Login
Brad Hunter, Senior Business Lender with Craft3 discusses lending to people and investing for resilience with Craft3 in energy development finance.
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...
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.
Opportunities in Debt and Capital Financing MarketsMembers only Login
Teveia Barnes from IBank gives a brief overview of IBank's various financial programs.
District-Scale Carve OutsMembers only Login
Steve Moddemeyer, Principal, CollinsWoerman, presents several case studies that display best practices of increasing project value with respect energy improvements.
Energy Efficiency Project FinancingMembers only Login
Ryan Burgess of the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) describes the variety of options for financing energy efficiency projects through the Agency's programs.
The Importance of State Programs and PoliciesMembers only Login
Clean Energy States Alliance provides the first-ever comprehensive look at the ways in which states are advancing clean energy and suggests how to further encourage growth. The report describes the important ways that states across the nation are...
What States Should Do: A Guide to Resilient Power Programs and Policy Members only Login
Clean Energy Group profiles the leading state programs and makes recommendations for what other states can do to support the deployment of clean, resilient power systems. This guidebook is intended to help states establish new policies and support...
Resilient Power Project Webinar: Resilient Cities: Clean Energy to Power Critical Public and Private FacilitiesMembers only Login
Clean Energy Group’s new report, "What Cities Should Do: A Guide to Resilient Power Planning," describes a plan of action for cities to become more “power resilient” using new technologies like solar and battery storage, which can be more reliable...
Understanding Commercial Retailers’ Decisions to Use Alternative Financing ModelsMembers only Login
This report examines the tradeoffs among financing methods for businesses installing on-site photovoltaics (PV). NREL present case studies of PV financing strategies used by two large commercial retailers that have deployed substantial U.S. PV...
CDFA-Stifel Webcast: Paving the Way to Sustainable Rural Infrastructure and Energy FinancingMembers only Login
The various targeted financing solutions to revitalize rural infrastructure and energy systems is explained in this webcast by Gary Bojes, Ph.D. of USDA, Bennett Johnson III of Ocean's Energy, Andrew Jacob with CoBank, and Christopher Sheehan of...
CDFA-Stifel Webcast: Paving the Way to Sustainable Rural Infrastructure and Energy FinancingMembers only Login
The various targeted financing solutions to revitalize rural infrastructure and energy systems is explained in this webcast by Gary Bojes, Ph.D. of USDA, Bennett Johnson III of Ocean's Energy, Andrew Jacob with CoBank, and Christopher Sheehan of...
Case Study of Milwaukee’s First PACE Project Members only Login
The University Club building underwent a $1.9M renovation. Property Assessed Clean Energy funded $662K worth of energy efficiency improvements, including updating the HVAC system, lights, repairing steam traps and windows. This project is estimated...
Trends Shaping Our Clean Energy FutureMembers only Login
This annual report by IREC presents information and a perspective on the year’s renewable energy and energy efficiency progress and challenges across the U.S., and recommendations that are helping shape clean energy's future.
2014 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry ReportMembers only Login
This Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) report covers the size, scope, and nature of the Commonwealth’s clean energy industry. One concern the report noted is decline in private capital investments, particularly for early-stage companies...
Mission-Driven Investment for Energy Efficiency ProjectsMembers only Login
John MacLean, President of Energy Efficiency Finance Corp., presented this case study of the Seattle Foundation Secured Investment Facility at the ACEEE EE Finance Forum.
How Much Do Local Regulations Matter? (Report)Members only Login
This paper explores the impacts of city-level permitting and other local regulatory processes on residential PV prices in the US by combining data from two "scoring" mechanisms that capture local regulatory process efficiency with the largest...
How Much Do Local Regulations Matter? (Slides)Members only Login
This paper explores the impacts of city-level permitting and other local regulatory processes on residential PV prices in the US by combining data from two "scoring" mechanisms that capture local regulatory process efficiency with the largest...
National Review of the Cost of Utility Energy Efficiency ProgramsMembers only Login
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) published this assessment of utility-sector energy efficiency program costs and cost effectiveness in 2009-2012.
Green Retrofit Case Study: Pittsburgh OperaMembers only Login
This case study, published by the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, summarizes the redevelopment of the Pittsburgh Opera, including its financing package, energy-saving strategies and results.
Clean Energy Services for All: Financing Universal ElectrificationMembers only Login
This report by the Sierra Club looked at how energy access can be delivered more cost-effectively to the people around the world. The report states that increasing the use of energy efficiency measures can bring down the cost of energy, allowing it...
U.S. Solar Market Insight Report - Q1 2014 - Executive SummaryMembers only Login
GTM Research along with Solar Energy Industries Association identifies and analyzes trends in U.S. solar demand, manufacturing, pricing by state & market segment, and forecast demand over the next five years.
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