Online Resource Database
Most resources in the ORD are available to CDFA members only. CDFA members should login with their CDFA Account at the top of the page to access the full set of resources. Non-members are encouraged to join CDFA today
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PACE Financing OptionsMembers only Login
Laura Franke of Public Financial Management and Nora O'Brien of Best Best & Krieger LLP present the various capitalization options to leverage funding for PACE programs including legislative findings, bond issuance processes, and much more.
Legal Issues in PACE FinancingMembers only Login
Caleb Bell of Bricker & Eckler provides an overview of several legal issues involved utilizing PACE financing. He provides specifics regarding state authorizing legislation, special assessments, lien priority, federal regulatory issues, and state...
Understanding PACE FinancingMembers only Login
David Gabrielson with PACE Now provides an overview of the basics of PACE, what makes a PACE project and deal, and who can use PACE. He gives an overview of residential and commercial PACE including market stats.
PACE Program OverviewMembers only Login
Paul Toth, President & CEO of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, presents the basic structure of the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, in addition to providing several case studies that illustrate best practices.
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.
Figtree PACE ProgramMembers only Login
Michael Karlosky of Figtree Financing presents how commercial PACE can benefit distinct target markets and the opportunities to use it in all building types.
NREL Energy Analysis: PACEMembers only Login
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Energy Analysis Factsheet explains the benefits and basics of Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE). Additionally, this factsheet provides a detailed explanation of different PACE funding sources.
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...
PACE Financing OverviewMembers only Login
Cliff Staton at Renewable Funding shows how PACE works, the benefits it provides, key program elements, a case study from California, and insights into residential PACE.
Financing PACEMembers only Login
Michael Karlosky from Figtree Financing describes the history & future of PACE and how to view it from a mortgage finance perspective.
Financing Renewable Energy in the Wild Wild West Presentation
Some of the largest renewable energy installations are happening on the west coast. Each project presents new and creative financing structures that are taking hold across the country. During this webcast, David Hurlbut from the National Renewable...
CEFIA - Clean Energy Incentive ProgramsMembers only Login
Brian Farnen with Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) discusses the organization's clean energy inventive programs. Farnen demonstrates the array of programs the green bank is able to offer, that are rare within the traditional...
Clean Energy Finance Progress and ProspectsMembers only Login
Michael Paparian with California State Treasurer's Office reports on the state of energy financing, specifically with emerging or nontraditional financing models for clean energy investment at the state level. Paparian discusses financing sources...