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Search Results: Green Finance
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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
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...
Leveraging the Partnership: HUD, DOT, EPA
This guide to federal programs is intended to help communities identify resources available to support their efforts to promote livable and sustainable communities. The Partnership agencies administer grants, programs, and technical assistance...
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.
Economic Development 2.0Members only Login
Larry Kosmont of Kosmont Companies introduces Economic Development 2.0, a new way of understanding and implementing economic development to effectively combat sustainability and resource challenges.
Opportunities in Debt and Capital Financing MarketsMembers only Login
Teveia Barnes from IBank gives a brief overview of IBank's various financial programs.
Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (CPACE)
Shelly Haack (Portland Development Commission), Sam Baraso (Multnomah County), and Sam Walker (Energy Trust of Oregon) discuss the process procedures behind PACE as it applies to commercial properties.
Infrastructure Finance for a Sustainable FutureMembers only Login
Rhys Roth, Director of Center for a Sustainable Infrastructure, discusses sustainable solutions for failing infrastructure, as well as goals that need to be met to ensure a sustainable future.
Energy Development FinanceMembers only Login
Asim Haque, Commissioner for the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, describes the U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan as it relates energy development finance in Ohio.
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.
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.
Developing and Financing MicrogridsMembers only Login
This presentation by Ballard Spahr provides an overview of the tools and incentives available to finance microgrids.
Credit Enhancements and Capital Markets to Fund Solar Deployment: Leveraging Public Funds to Open Private Sector Investment Members only Login
In this report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, ways to use public funds to catalyze private investment in solar energy are explored.
SELF Financing in FloridaMembers only Login
Doug Coward from Solar Energy Loan Fund (SELF) gives an overview of SELF, which is the only CDFI in America administering a PACE program.
A Profile of Clean Energy Efforts in Seven Michigan CommunitiesMembers only Login
Michigan Saves’ analysis of clean energy technologies in Michigan comprises two major works. This work profiles clean energy efforts in seven Michigan communities and gives a statewide overview of energy use and clean energy technology deployment...
Green Bond Sector In-DepthMembers only Login
Moody's report on green bonds covers the global market segment, issuance trends and outlook, drivers behind green bond issuance, challenges to growth, first update to Green Bond Principles, and how Moody's rate green bonds.
Brownfields Redevelopment: A Compendium of Case Studies, Volume 1
This report from the US Conference of Mayors provides several success stories in brownfield redevelopment from cities that have demonstrated their ability to utilize a variety of private and public resources.
Statewide Profile of Energy Use and Deployment of TechnologiesMembers only Login
The Michigan Clean Energy Report is designed to serve as a reference for communities, providing a profile of the state’s current energy landscape and easily accessible, accurate information about energy use and the deployment of clean energy...
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...
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds - 2014
In this report by the Energy Programs Consortium, an update is given on Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) including utilization trends.
What Cities Should Do: A Guide to Resilient Power PlanningMembers only Login
In this paper by the Clean Energy Group, program and policy information, finance tools, and best practices are explored concerning resilient power and disaster planning.
Chicago Infrastructure Trust: Projects & Financing OpportunitiesMembers only Login
Claire Tramm, Energy Director for the Chicago Infrastructure Trust, discusses the financing structure and process of several energy programs being used in Illinois.
Eyes on the Horizon: The Impact Investor SurveyMembers only Login
This edition of the GIIN and J.P. Morgan annual impact investor survey reveals a growing global market, with impact investments being made across all geographies and a range of sectors. In its fifth year, the survey continues to provide detailed...
Investment & Accessing Capital in ColoradoMembers only Login
Wyatt Jones, Senior Commercial Lender for the Colorado Housing & Finance Authority (CHFA), discusses several state capital access programs offered by CHFA.
REAP Guaranteed LoansMembers only Login
Christine Sorensen, Midwest Regional Community Economic Development Coordinator with the USDA Rural Development discussed an overview, the benefits, and comparisons of the REAP Program.
Quadrennial Energy Review: Energy Transmission, Storage, And Distribution InfrastructureMembers only Login
In this detailed report, the Quadrennial Energy Review examines how to improve the U.S.'s energy transmission, storage, and distribution (TS&D).
Program Overview: Missouri Clean Energy DistrictMembers only Login
David Pickerill explains the Property-Assessed Clean Energy program as it relates to the State of Missouri.
Yale CEFF & CDFA Energy Finance Webinar: Accessing Creative Revenue Sources for Clean EnergyMembers only Login
The second installment of the Yale CEFF & CDFA Energy Finance Webinar Series focused on innovative state and local programs that successfully catalyzed clean energy. Speakers discussed the role of purchasing power agreements, PACE, and energy...
Yale CDFA April Webcast SlidesMembers only Login
The second installment of the Yale CEFF & CDFA Energy Finance Webinar Series focuses on innovative state and local programs successfully catalyzing clean energy. Speakers discuss the role of purchasing power agreements, PACE, and energy efficiency...
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